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Automakers struggling to prevent hackers from seizing control of cars

When researchers at two West Coast universities took control of a General Motors car through cellular and Bluetooth connections in 2010, they startled the auto industry by exposing a glaring security gap >> Read full article

Employers positive on hiring plans

Many Canadian employers and job seekers are feeling positive about their prospects. According to CareerBuilder’s mid-year job forecast, 40 per cent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent staff over the next six months and another 37 per cent plan to hire temporary or contract workers >> Read full article

Harper defends travel bans to terror zones

Harper used a campaign visit to Markham, Ont., on Monday to pledge that a Conservative government would accept 10,000 refugees from Iraq and Syria over the next four years as well >> Read full article

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Computing conference outlines hacks on cars, sniper rifles, payment devices

Computing conference outlines hacks on cars, sniper rifles, payment devices

Black Hat conference also spotlights Internet over-regulation and “bad laws” that aren’t stopping the right people. The conference opened with a keynote address from Jennifer Granick, director of Civil Liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society. Granick expressed concerns over the Internet as a place of free speech, particularly for users coming from countries where their rights may not be protected. >> Learn More…


Heroes Weekend at Pacific National Exhibition

The Fair at the PNE, Vancouver, is saluting first responders with a Heroes' Weekend on Aug. 22 and 23 >> Read full article

Île-Bizard attempted robbery stopped by Garda employees

Montreal police are searching for a suspect after someone tried to rob an armoured car in L'Île-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève >> Read full article

Trustwave opens Canadian Security Operations Center

Trustwave has announced a new Security Operations Center (SOC) in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region to meet enterprise client needs >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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

Next Generation Security leader & The Great Conversation

Location: Chantilly, Va.
Date: October 12-13, 2015 >> More Info