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Canadian to be appointed ASIS president in 2015

ASIS International announced Dave N. Tyson, CPP, will serve as its 2015 president. Tyson will be the 60th president of ASIS, succeeding Richard E. Widup, Jr., CPP, who will become ASIS chairman of the board in 2015. >> Read full article

Staff at Toronto hospital wrongly viewed Rob Ford's medical record

The Toronto hospital treating Rob Ford for cancer says two of its staffers "inappropriately" viewed the mayor's health record. A Mount Sinai Hospital spokeswoman said in a short statement Thursday the two weren't part of Ford's medical team and that an investigation was immediately launched. >> Read full article

Personal info of 15,000 people accessed from B.C. govt site and databases

The B.C. government is trying to notify about 15,000 people who had their personal information hacked because they applied for seasonal jobs with the Wildfire Management Branch. >> Read full article

 
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4 Tips for getting the best from your body armour

4 Tips for getting the best from your body armour

Whether you guard a bank, a business site, a public event, a shopping mall, or a government institution, a certain level of risk may arise from time to time. Body armour will help protect you against various threats, from knives to high-caliber guns, but to keep it at its best, you should follow certain precautions. Tips to consider include: careful cleaning; never use damaged armour; only use a vest for its intended application; and preparation is key. Body armour can mean the difference between life and death, and its value should never be underestimated. Click through for more details on each point. >> Learn More…

 
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ASIS Toronto selects winning student essay

Each year, the Toronto chapter of ASIS International holds a student essay writing competition for prospective law enforcement and security professionals as part of its awards and scholarship program. This year was won by Chelsey Squire based on her observations on what it takes to join the RCMP. >> Read full article

Ebola scare aboard cruise ship causes chaos

A Telegraph story in the National Post reports: Four days after the Carnival Magic set sail from Galveston, Texas, rumours began swirling that all was not well on board. >> Read full article

IHSSF releases study on weapons use among hospital security personnel

Funded by the International Healthcare Security and Safety Foundation (IHSSF) and investigated by Duke University Medical Center, a recent survey evaluated how violence, security and their relationship can prevent and mitigate events of hospital violence, including the use of weapons by security personnel. >> Read full article

 
 
 Event Calendar 
 

Security Career Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 25, 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

SecureTech

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

ASIS Toronto Chapter: Women in Leadership Symposium

Location: Toronto, Ont.

Date: Nov. 7, 2014 >> More Info

International Conference on Corporate Espionage and Industrial Security

Location: Gatineau, Que.
Date: December 1-2, 2014 >> More Info

Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP 19th Annual Fraud & Anti-Counterfeiting Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: December 3-5, 2014 >> More Info

Focus on Healthcare Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: December 10, 2014 >> More Info