Updated stats in CAP Index database provide more accurate picture of risk
CAP Index has introduced the latest Canadian version of its CRIMECAST database. This is especially of interest in Ontario, where the recent passage of Bill 168 has mandated employers to conduct risk assessments for workplace violence.
Books: Fraud-related interviewing
Co-authors Don Rabon and Tanya Chapman are both investigators-turned-educators at the North Carolina Justice Academy in Hendersonville, NC. Together or individually they have written a number of books on investigative interviewing, particularly from the fraud/law enforcement perspective.
Using surveillance in the workplace
An employee who worked for an inter-city bus company complained that his employer was using 22 video cameras installed in a city bus depot to monitor and manage employee performance.1 The employee claimed there were no signs or notices in the bus depot advising employees or the public about the video surveillance.
Europe's "union" of associations is progressive move
Recently I have been made aware of a security organization located in Europe called the Confederation of European Security Services, or CoESS.
This Week in Canadian Security:
Enhanced electronic capability
This new cylinder platform allows users to utilize one key to control a combination of mechanical cylinders for superior strength and electronic cylinders for accountability within the same system creating the ideal combination of security and loss and liability protection.
Basler presents new IP Camera generation and dome cameras
Basler's next IP camera generation is equipped with the best CCD sensors and provides frame rates of up to 100 fps, currently making the new Basler IP Camera the fastest IP camera in its class.
Leverage current systems with new RF products
The RF IDeas products of the month are the AIR ID Playback and AIR ID Writer. They leverage current HID iClass and NXP MIFARE badge investments and existing control systems with a single badge solution.
Coming Up: Canadian Security November 2010
Security Director of the Year Don MacAlister
Université Laval goes beyond code: The old fire alarm systems were an aging conglomeration of different makes and models. Moving forward, the university sought bids for a standardized system from a single supplier for a true proprietary fire alarm solution.
World Watch: What's happening around the world in security
In every issue:
CCTV & The Law with Elliott Goldstein
From the top: By Glen Kitteringham
Managing Your Physical Security Program Nov. 17 to 19, 2010 Edmonton and Northern Alberta Chapter ASIS West Edmonton Mall, Fantasyland Hotel
ASIS Toronto Chapter Nov.18, 2010 Toronto Chapter 3rd Annual Security Summit Parking Facilities Security Cost $100 for security association members, $150 for non-members Ryerson University Toronto, Ont. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. AGM and Chapter elections to follow at 1 p.m.
IP-Based Physical Security Road Show Nov. 18, 2010 Graybar Canada Unit 2, 1730 Bantree Street, Ottawa, ON 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free admission
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