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McDonald’s shooting: Security firms want more info

A private security guard will not face charges after fatally shooting two men at a Danforth Avenue McDonald’s in February. But Ontario security companies say the incident could teach them how to prevent similar tragedies – if they knew more about what happened >> Read full article

Likely hike in Anonymous hacktivism in wake of cop shooting, says tech expert

The fatal police shooting of a masked man associated with the international hackers' group Anonymous has set the stage for an unprecedented escalation in online attacks across Canada, says a technology expert >> Read full article

Man pleads guilty in Montreal to two terrorism related charges

A man who was charged in connection with the terrorism hoax section of the Criminal Code pleaded guilty on Monday >> Read full article

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Fingerprint scanner tested on foreign travellers

Fingerprint scanner tested on foreign travellers flying out of Atlanta

Federal authorities are testing a mobile device to scan fingerprints from a sample of foreign air travellers as they depart from the United States through Atlanta's airport. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers began using the devices last week to scan some foreign passengers on selected flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. >> Learn More…


Dating site for married people seeking affairs suffers cyber attack

A Canadian-owned website for people seeking affairs was recovering from a cyberattack Monday after hackers stole confidential customer information, posted some of it online and threatened to publish all of it unless the company is shut down >> Read full article

Opinion: Understanding operational security for the security intelligence process

Security intelligence is a dedicated function equipped to create, consume, and analyze actionable intelligence to defend the enterprise against threats including broad-based, opportunistic, hacktivism, and physical attacks on business operations and assets >> Read full article

Canadian spies might blow efforts abroad if caught by authorities: RCMP

The RCMP is concerned that new anti-terrorism legislation might hurt - not help - its security efforts in overseas hotspots, internal notes say >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Webinar: Understanding the effects of PTSD and developing coping mechanisms

Location: Online
Date: Aug. 11 2015, 02:00pm - 03:00pm >> More Info

Cyber Security for ICS Canada

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: Sept. 9-11 2015 >> More Info

Security Canada Atlantic 2015

Location: Halifax, NS
Date: Sept. 15, 2015 >> More Info

Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention Conference 2015

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

Focus On Hospitality Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Sept. 24, 2015 >> More Info