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Security clearance delays sideline federal IT contractors

People who fix and maintain computer systems in the federal government say the process to get security clearance in recent years is taking too long and shutting them out of work >> Read full article

Candidate experience still counts

Whether it’s keeping candidates guessing as to where they are in the application process or simply neglecting to acknowledge their applications, some employers are unwittingly leaving candidates with a bad impression – and it’s taking a toll on their businesses. >> Read full article

RCMP officer testifies in case of man accused of having chemical stockpile

An RCMP officer says she issued an international warning about a Nova Scotia man believed to have a large stockpile of chemicals after she reviewed emails Christopher Phillips wrote that described his "illegal thoughts" and plans for a toxic chemical he referred to as a "billionaire's weapon of terror" >> Read full article

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U.S. "Best Cities for Security Guards" study released

U.S. "Best Cities for Security Guards" study released

ValuePenguin has just published its ranking of the 30 best cities in the U.S. to work as a security guard. As part of its analysis, the company studied data from 379 cities across three metrics - median salary, cost of living and location quotient. Washington DC, El Centro CA, New York NY, Trenton NJ and Augusta GA were the top 5 cities on the basis of these three metrics >> Learn More…

 
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Senate mulls changes to NSA phone collection phase-out

The Senate now will decide the fate of a House bill backed by President Barack Obama that would end the National Security Agency's collection of American calling records while preserving other surveillance authorities >> Read full article

G4S Canada recognizes outstanding employees

G4S Canada, which employs almost 10,000 people across the country, recently held its annual Summit Awards to recognize employees who have excelled in customer service and helped those in need >> Read full article

Security breach at Winnipeg airport

More than 400 passengers booked on domestic flights were delayed for about an hour at the Winnipeg airport on Saturday afternoon due to a “security breach,” Winnipeg Airports Authority spokesperson Breanne Talbot said >> Read full article

Homeland Security chief calls for revised airport security procedures

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday directed the Transportation Security Administration to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the country >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Security Canada Ottawa

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

World Conference on Disaster Management

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 8, 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

Webinar: Use of Force and False Perceptions

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Date: June 22, 2015 >> More Info