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Broad U.S. Canada border deal would allow customs officers to work next door

A new deal that could lead to wide-ranging changes at the Canada-U.S. border would allow armed customs agents to screen travellers on the other country's soil. That's one aspect of a broad agreement that could touch every mode of transport between Canada and the U.S. - including travel by car, train, bus and ship. >> Read full article

Report reveals top pressures security professionals face

Trustwave has released the second-annual 2015 Security Pressures Report, based on a survey of 1,016 information security professionals, that measures how much pressure in-house information security professionals are facing and the key drivers of that pressure >> Read full article

Active shooter exercise at OCAD University, Toronto

In recent weeks, Toronto's OCAD University held an active shooter exercise in conjunction with Toronto Police as well as technology provider Guardly. >> Read full article

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Focus On School (K-12) Security - March 25

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 Featured News 
Suspicious incident awareness: Part 1 of 4

Suspicious incident awareness: Part 1 of 4

In the wake of recent security threats, including the arrest of an ISIS sympathizer for alleged plans to bomb the U.S. Consulate and buildings in the Financial District in Toronto, a video threatening a strike on the West Edmonton Mall, and other threats occurring in the Greater Toronto Area and other parts of Canada, proactive public and private sector security program managers have been taking steps to educate their front-line security staff and business units across their organizations. >> Learn More…


U.K. lawmakers detail data collection practices

U.K. spies intercept Britons' online communications in bulk and keep personal data on large numbers of British citizens — but not enough to amount to blanket surveillance or “reading everyone's emails,” lawmakers said Thursday. >> Read full article

Telecom companies fail Canadians in transparency, researchers say

Two university researchers say Canadian Internet providers are failing to be transparent about how they protect customers' online privacy. The research comes from a report released Wednesday by Andrew Clement of the University of Toronto and Jonathan Obar of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. >> Read full article

Anti-terrorism bill could be used to target activists: Amnesty International

A prominent human-rights group says the Conservative government's anti-terrorism bill could be used to target environmental activists and aboriginal protesters. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Focus On School (K-12) Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: March 25, 2015 >> More Info

ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 15-17, 2015 >> More Info

Counter Terror Expo

Location: London, U.K.
Date: April 21-22, 2015 >> More Info

Canadian Technical Security Conference

Location: North Gower, Ont.
Date: April 21-23, 2015 >> More Info

Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 22, 2015 >> More Info