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Securitas acquires Diebold’s North American Electronic Security business

Securitas has agreed to acquire the commercial contracts and operational assets of Diebold Incorporated’s Electronic Security business in North America, and will operate as Securitas Electronic Security Inc. >> Read full article

CSIS operations under C 51 with foreign partners raise accountability concerns

Internal government notes say the Canadian Security Intelligence Service is likely to team up with "trusted allies," such as the American CIA and Britain's MI6, on overseas operations to derail threats - plans that underscore concerns about CSIS accountability under new security legislation >> Read full article

Man facing charges after guns found in false ceiling at University of Alberta

A student is facing charges after guns were found in a ceiling at the University of Calgary >> Read full article

 
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Body armour for retail security

Body armour for retail security

The major threats facing those working in retail security come from robberies. Protecting retail establishments means that security guards are the first and often only line of defense against people intent on stealing. Unlike robberies of other businesses like banks, airports or even warehouses, people that rob retail businesses are likely unprepared, possibly unstable, and most likely still armed. This means that the threat can be even higher, as accidental injuries and violence are more likely to occur. Working as retail security means being prepared for attacks is essential. This may mean regularly wearing body armour, which serves as a useful piece of equipment for a number of reasons >> Learn More…

 
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Three Canadians arrested in $5-billion money-laundering scheme

Toronto Police helped the FBI uncover a $5-billion fraud and money-laundering conspiracy in a case they say highlights the need for co-operation to track crime proceeds that cross borders more easily than ever >> Read full article

Security industry influencers and buyers attend ASIS International seminar and exhibits

​At the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015), operational and cyber security practitioners from 87 countries came together to acquire new knowledge and explore innovative product and service solutions. Held Sept. 28 through Oct. 1, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center, ASIS 2015 participants addressed the latest challenges and trends affecting security >> Read full article

Threats against WestJet flight exposed holes in information sharing, feds told

A spate of bomb threats against Canadian airlines over the summer exposed what one airport executive believed were shortcomings in how the industry and federal government share information about threats, newly released documents show >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Focus On Health Care Security

Location: Richmond Hill, ON
Date: Dec. 9, 2015 >> More Info

Securing New Ground 2015

Location: New York City, NY
Date: Oct. 28, 2015 >> More Info

BSI Seminar: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Revisions - Calgary

Location: Calgary, AB
Date: Nov. 3, 2015 >> More Info

BSI Seminar: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Revisions - Burnaby

Location: Burnaby, BC
Date: Nov. 5, 2015 >> More Info

IPS 4th Annual Education Summit

Location: Vancouver, BC
Date: Nov. 24, 2015 >> More Info

Securetech

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: Nov. 25, 2015 >> More Info

PM Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Dec. 2, 2015 >> More Info

Focus on Health-Care Security

Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Date: Dec. 9, 2015 >> More Info