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Private security firm for CBSA made errors before suicide

A series of mistakes was made by the private security firm hired by Canada's border agency to guard a Mexican woman who hanged herself inside holding cells at Vancouver's airport, a coroner's jury has heard. >> Read full article

Google to put security guards on payroll

Google says it will hire security guards rather than contract with an outside company. According a ComputerWorld article, the decision may put pressure on nearby companies to change policy on contract positions like guards, cooks and janitors >> Read full article

Pan Am budget at mercy of security

Tourism, Culture and Sport Minister Michael Coteau says the Pan Am Games’ $2.5-billion budget is really at the mercy of security costs, the Toronto Star reports >> Read full article

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Is your information ever safe? Talking hackers after Chase data breach

Hackers stole personal information from 76 million JPMorgan Chase customers this summer, in one of the biggest breaches of a financial company. The bank says only non-financial data was taken - names, addresses, telephone numbers and email. But that's still a lot, and experts warn that customers need to be vigilant about identity theft in the next several months. >> Learn More…


'Malicious, fake' apps spy on HK protesters

The Chinese government might be using smartphone apps to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a U.S. security firm said. The applications are disguised as tools created by activists, said the firm, Lacoon Mobile Security. >> Read full article

Mountie's lawyer makes plea for PTSD help

The CBC reports that Cpl. Ron Harris's lawyer is asking that help be given to police and first responders suffering post-traumatic stress disorder in wake of RCMP vet's suicide >> Read full article

Parents want more security after boy beaten on school bus

A couple of Edmonton parents are calling for additional security on school buses after their six-year-old son was beaten up by another student. >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 

Focus on Commercial/Property Management Security

Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Date: October 15, 2014 >> More Info

3rd Annual International Airport Investigators' Training Symposium

Location: Westin-Bristol Place Hotel, 950 Dixon Road, Toronto
Date: October 7-9, 2014 >> More Info

CPTED Basic (Level 1)

Location: Hampton Inn & Conference Centre, 100 Coventry Road, Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 20-22, 2014 >> More Info


Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Date: October 20-22, 2014 >> More Info

Security Canada Central

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 22-23, 2014 >> More Info

Securing New Ground

Location: New York, NY
Date: October 29-30, 2014 >> More Info


Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: November 3-5, 2014 >> More Info