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OPP lay 76 charges in connection with violations under PSISA
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch have laid 76 charges in connection with violations of the Private Security and Investigative Services Act (PSISA).

The case for condo security
Condominium, or high-rise residential security is considered an area of the security market with its own unique challenges. Unlike commercial facilities, the occupants of residential high-rise buildings call the buildings home, so for them it’s personal.

Five steps to professionalizing an industry
Hybrid model transforms private security in the United Arab Emirates
For those who want to gain a true understanding of security operations in the Middle East, Arabs and their communities, I would suggest seeking out a cross cultural experience as this can provide a better understanding of religious, social and political issues.

Secure printing system guards against data leaks and promotes green practices
Organizations can “go green” while achieving cost savings by implementing a managed print services (MPS) program with controlled document printing.

Tell us about the leaders you admire in this industry
by Jennifer Brown
It’s hard to believe, but the deadline is once again drawing near for our two major awards events of the year — Security Director and Security Integrator of the Year

Are you registered for the Tri-Lateral security conference in Calgary?
This year’s conference will be held May 25 and 26 at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary, Alberta. The theme this year is ‘Back to the Basics’.

New Video:

Bridging the gap between security and fire/life safety

Cadillac Fairview's Jason Reid talks about the company's program to educate security personnel on fire equipment and procedures

Nominations are now open for Security Director of the Year

Deadline is May 31



These infrareds good for day and night
The WZ Series Integrated IR Bullet and Dome Cameras from Bosch Security Systems provide reliable round-the-clock surveillance in any lighting condition. The cameras offer resolutions up to 540 TVL and night vision imaging up to a distance of 150 feet.
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American Dynamics adds to Illustra series
The new Illustra 600 Series was designed to simplify installation and refine how security directors can take advantage of HD-quality video. Three built-in mounting mechanisms, auto-focus and zoom and a compact form factor reduce the time and cost of installation.  Superior, mega-pixel video is provided using the latest sensors and lenses and integrated H.264 compression.
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Iomega Partners with Axis to connect the cloud with RAID-protected storage for hosted video in the SMB market
Iomega is now shipping the first of its StorCenter network attached storage (NAS) models with an integrated AVHS client that enables customers to store video files locally and at HDTV or megapixel resolution while simultaneously streaming video data to a secure off-site storage facility developed by their hosting provider.
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Coming Up: Canadian Security June 2011

Cover story:
Bridging the gap between security and fire and life safety
In an emergency, many security department personnel wouldn't know how to operate the fire safety equipment in their facilities or how to manage the evacuation of a building in the event of a fire or other incident. From basic fire extinguishers to fire phones, sprinklers, pull stations and standpipe hoses it's all pretty much a mystery to many in the security department. But it doesn't have to be that way. Cadillac Fairview has developed a half-day "Reality-Based Building Evacuation" training program designed specifically for building security and operations personnel. Canadian Security went along with the Cadillac Fairview team as they were put through their paces going down a simulated smoke-filled stairwell and learning how to manage fire safety equipment.

Transportation focus:
The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority will announce the new screening contracts for Canada's airports in August. So what will the winners be expected to deliver and how will they be measured under CATSA's new model?

Women in Security:
Carol Osler, Senior Vice-President, Global Security & Investigations, TD Bank Group and Annick Tremblay, Security Director and Facility Manager with GlaxoSmithKline, Biologicals, talk about their careers in the industry and how they got to where they are now.

Threat Risk Assessments

Also In this issue:
From the top: By Glen Kitteringham
ASIS Chapter update: Southwestern Ontario Chapter news
Regulatory round up with Fraser McGuire
Tech Watch with Marty Musters
Book Reviews with Derek Knights
World Watch

Calendar of Events:

OPS Safety and Security Leadership Conference May 31-June 1, 2011, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ont.

International Association of Health Care Safety and Security May 22 - 25, 2011 Royal York Hotel Toronto, Ontario

Security Canada Alberta May 25-26, 2011 Deerfoot Inn & Casino Calgary, Alberta

Canadian Society of Industrial Security (CSIS) Annual General Meeting Privacy and Security — A Matter to Know May 29-31, 2011 Early Bird discounted registration deadline is May 16 Contact Bob Marentette Conference Agenda:

Anixter Showcase June 1, 2011 Dorval, Quebec Seminars are every 30 mins starting at 9 a.m.

Check out the Calendar of Events on the Canadian Security website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

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