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Incoming ASIS president focused on globalization

David C. Davis promises to focus on expanding global reach in his one-year term as the president of ASIS International >> Read full article

Navy finds more breaches of secure computer networks

The breaches were found at the navy's training school at Canadian Forces Base Halifax and aren't related to a larger breach of information found at the military's East Coast intelligence centre >> Read full article

Supreme Court threatens legal action over new IT rules

Several of Canada’s top courts are prepared to launch a constitutional challenge against having Shared Services Canada involved in their affairs >> Read full article

 
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Border services testing facial recognition

Border services testing facial recognition to watch for terrorists

CBSA plans to test facial recognition technology to compare images of people arriving in the country with photographs of suspects on watchlists. The border agency has been working with the University of Quebec and other partners to gauge the ability of devices to extract needed information from video footage >> Learn More…

 
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Sentencing postponed for teen’s terrorism-related charges

The Quebec teen is the first Canadian convicted of attempting to leave the country to participate in terrorism-related activities >> Read full article

Goodale promises review of no fly list

Minister Ralph Goodale says the Passenger Protect Program would be examined during public consultations on Canada's overall security framework >> Read full article

Passenger vetting could allow racial profiling: watchdog

As the federal border agency moves to scenario-based targeting for air passengers, privacy commissioner says it could open the door to profiling based on race >> Read full article

 
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