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Ontario Privacy Commissioner and University of Toronto to hold joint conference
The Identity, Privacy, and Security Institute (IPSI) in association with the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, will hold the first SmartData International Symposium later this month

SecurTek launches real-time reporting guard tool
SecurTek Monitoring Solutions has partnered with WiredTime to launch SecurChek, a service that combines trained guards and a device that enables machine to machine communication

Feds kick off emergency preparedness week
Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, is recognizing Emergency Preparedness Week 2012 by highlighting several online tools to help Canadians prepare a family emergency plan

U.S. partnership formed to reduce crime, promote video alarms
The PPVAR (Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response) is a U.S. public/private partnership that has been created to bring together stakeholders in property crime


Nominations now open for 2012 Security Director of the Year
We are now accepting nominations for the 2012 Security Director of the Year. Do you know someone who fits that description? We want to hear about it

More Videos


IP video door station
The T24-KeypadRFID, the Security Door Opener (T24-Doormaster) and optionally, the two-wire network module (T24-Info2wire+) are now available.

Surveillance integration
IndigoVision's SMS4 release 5 includes Camera Gateway, which allows IP cameras from other manufacturers to be integrated into the IndigoVision SMS4 system.

System management camera software
Version 3.0 of Ocularis from OnSSI includes enhanced architectural improvement to the Ocularis platform.

Coming Up: Canadian Security May/June 2012

On the Cover: Visitor Management
The Reve condominium tower in downtown Toronto has adopted a "virtual concierge" service using Cisco technology. The virtual concierge performs the same security functions as a live person would at the lobby desk: they can view and speak with visitors in the lobby via video screens, grant access into the building and will even be able to manage parcel deliveries through remote access.

Regular columnists and departments:
ASIS Update
World Watch
Product Focus: Fire & Life Safety
From the Top by Glen Kitteringham
CCTV and the Law by Elliott Goldstein
The Consultant by Terry Hoffman
Privacy Matters by Dr. Ann Cavoukian
Security Management by Mike Burgess
Book Reviews with Derek Knights

Calendar of Events

CANASA Hamilton Mini-trade Show and Conference May 10, 2012 Carmen's, Hamilton, Ont.

IPSI SmartData International Symposium May 14-16, 2012, University of Toronto

OACUSA Spring Conference "Transforming Tomorrow with Today's Choices" May 14-17, 2012, University of Guelph, Ont.

Port Security Conference of Canada May 15-17, 2012 Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver, B.C.

iTech Infrastructure Technology Summit May 15, 2012 Palais des Congrés de Montréal

iTech Infrastructure Technology Summit May 17, 2012 International Centre, Toronto

Information Management, Access and Privacy Symposium May 23-25, 2012 Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Security Canada Alberta and Trilateral Conference May 23-24, 2012 Deerfoot Inn and Casino Calgary, Alta.

The Council of Private Investigators - Atlantic Canada AGM May 24-25, 2012 Stanhope Beach Resort and Conference Centre, Prince Edward Island

Anixter Montreal Showcase May 31, 2012 Montreal Airport Marriott Hotel

Anixter Vancouver Showcase June 6, 2012 Vancouver Convention Centre

Security Canada West June 13, 2012 River Rock Casino Resort Vancouver, B.C.

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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