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CSIS director outlines terrorist threat to Canada

Michel Coulombe told a Senate committee that we have never before faced a terrorist threat of this scope, scale and complexity >> Read full article

Manitoba chief filing complaint after marijuana accusation

Chief Arlen Dumas says he is filing a complaint after being accused by a security screener at the Winnipeg airport of having marijuana in a sacred medicine pouch >> Read full article

Top U.S. officials divided about encryption

There are differences of opinion among top advisors to U.S. President Barack Obama about how to deal with the issues surrounding encryption, according to the New York Times >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Advanced persistent threats: Rethinking your information security

Advanced persistent threats: Rethinking your information security

Malicious hacking has become a big business. In the case of advanced persistent threats, the hacker’s presence remains unknown and undetected by the company’s IT or security team for an extended period of time. The purpose of APTs is to access a company’s servers and workstations and extract confidential data, such as usernames and passwords, and user created content such as spreadsheets, accounting software databases, CRM databases or ERP databases. John Peterson of Comodo suggests this five-step approach to combat APTs. >> Learn More…


GardaWorld certified to ISO 18788 management system standard

GardaWorld International Protective Services may be the only private security company to achieve this new standard >> Read full article

Ontario boy still running afoul of Canada's no fly list

Despite the promise of Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to look into the case, a six-year-old from Markham, Ont., is still having difficulty boarding planes >> Read full article

Company culture trumps cyber security strategy, and other expert tips

Focus On Cyber Security speaker Murray Rosenthal, City of Toronto, offers a preview of his session. Find out why "culture eats strategy (and technology) for breakfast" and much more on March 30 >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Security Career Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Mar. 9, 2016 >> More Info

International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: March 16, 2016 >> More Info

Focus On Cyber Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: March 30, 2016 >> More Info

ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 6-8, 2016 >> More Info

Security Canada East

Location: Sheraton Laval, Laval, QC
Date: April 20, 2016 >> More Info

Port Secure

Location:Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 18, 2016 >> More Info