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Terrorism and radicalization main threats to Canadian security, spy agency says

The risk of Canadians becoming radicalized into extremism is a legitimate and significant concern, the country's spy agency said >> Read full article

Kevin Vickers calls day after Parliament Hill shooting ‘loneliest moment’ of his life

Just days after the attack on Parliament Hill, former sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers remembered the gunman not for his evil, but for his innate human dignity >> Read full article

Pakistani immigrant declared security threat

Mohammed Aqeeq Ansari stockpiled firearms, made trips to Pakistan to visit a cleric who fought “jihad” in Afghanistan and wrote provocatively about his beliefs on the Internet >> Read full article

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Focus On Retail Security, June 10, 2015, Toronto, Ont.
Join us for a full day of education and networking opportunities where you will hear from experts at organizations such as Canada Post, Sears Canada, Correctional Services of Canada and KPMG. Topics covered will include retail crime, online investigations, restorative justice, and much more. If you are interested in learning more about security in a retail environment, then this is the place to be. For more information, full agenda and registration details, please visit www.focusonseries.ca. Discounts are available for members of ASIS and RCC.
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Cybercrime will cost businesses over $2 trillion by 2019

New research from market analysts Juniper Research suggests that the rapid digitization of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, increasing to almost four times the estimated cost of breaches in 2015 >> Read full article

Security researchers find another ‘massive security risk’ in Lenovo PCs

Just three months after coming under fire for pre-installing dangerous adware onto its computers, the world’s largest PC maker is once again being accused of having poor security measures >> Read full article

Ottawa cracking down on passports for would be terrorists or sex offenders

Ottawa says it is introducing passport measures to prevent people they call would-be terrorists and sex offenders from travelling abroad >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 13, 2015 >> More Info

PTSD - Emergency Responder Mental Health

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: May 13, 2015 >> More Info

Port Secure 2015

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: May 19, 2015 >> More Info

Innovative Entrance Integration Showcase

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 28, 2015 >> More Info

Security Canada Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: June 3, 2015 >> More Info

Focus On Retail Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 10, 2015 >> More Info

Security Canada West

Location: Richmond, B.C.
Date: June 17, 2015 >> More Info

Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Sept. 16, 2015 >> More Info