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Ontario police say 14 charged after 126 people lose money in 'grandparent scam'

Fourteen alleged members of an organized gang are facing dozens of charges after 126 people from across Canada lost nearly $1 million in total in a so-called "grandparent scam," Ontario Provincial Police announced.

ASIS introduces ANSI-approved standard for security risk assessments

According to the association, the ASIS Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Standard "offers an up-to-date and forward-looking comprehensive and systematic approach to identifying, analyzing, and evaluating security risks, ultimately empowering organizations to safeguard their assets, mitigate threats and enhance resilience."

Rural Texas towns report cyberattacks that caused one water system to overflow

A hack that caused a small Texas town’s water system to overflow in January has been linked to a shadowy Russian hacktivist group, the latest case of a U.S. public utility becoming a target of foreign cyberattacks.

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Empowering Door Security Professionals: ASSA ABLOY's Comprehensive Solutions Brochure

Door Security Solutions Canada's ‘Get to Know’ brochure serves as a valuable guide for security professionals in the door hardware industry. The brochure outlines our key services, specialized resources, and our impressive lineup of market-leading brands that can be counted on to help you deliver for your clients. Our hardware and software solutions and expertise are available to suit almost any vertical in the commercial, light commercial and residential built environments. Our team of experts is available everyday to empower other security professionals with insights, solutions and collaboration to help you create a safer and more open world. Use this guide to quickly identify how ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions Canada can be your partner.
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Correctional service says it's tackling 'evolving threat' posed by drone smugglers

The Correctional Service of Canada says it's taking multiple steps to combat the "evolving threat" of drones that drop contraband into prisons, after B.C. guards held a rally to call attention to violence that they say is fuelled by the smuggling. » Read full article
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Von Duprin – Safety, Performance, And Quality You Can Trust

As buildings become increasingly complex, building security has become a top priority. One component of building security is access control, and electrified hardware is a smart solution to this challenge. Von Duprin's Quiet Electric Latch Retraction (QEL) is a revolutionary solution for environments where limited operational noise is desired. The M996L/L-BE Motor-Driven Electrified Breakaway Lever Trim is another smart solution for access control. Von Duprin's electric strikes are renowned for their dependability, resilience and safety features. These solutions offer convenience, security, and safety, making them an essential component of building access control systems.
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Risk Perspective: Adding resilience to ESRM

As we continue to recover from the global pandemic, there are security practitioners who are embracing a hybrid approach to protecting their organizations — bringing the concepts of Organizational Resilience (OR) into their Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) based programs. » Read full article

Ottawa puts up $50M in federal budget to hedge against job-stealing AI

When it comes to the question of how AI will affect the labour market, it’s more useful to think about what types of tasks technology can do better, as opposed to whether it will replace entire jobs, said Viet Vu, manager of economic research at Toronto Metropolitan University’s the Dais. » Read full article

Despite security risks, plans to open Paris Olympics on River Seine remain unchanged and on track

As the countdown clock to the Paris Olympics passed the 100-day mark, the question of holding the opening ceremony on the Seine River loomed large. » Read full article

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Security and Risk Assessment for Facility and Event Managers

Part of managing a facility or event of any kind is providing a safe experience for the patrons. Managers must educate themselves and prepare their organizations to confront potential threats ranging from terrorism and mass shootings to natural disasters and cybercrime. Security and Risk Assessment for Facility and Event Managers provides security frameworks that apply to all types of facilities and events, and will help current and future facility and event managers plan for and respond to threats.
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 24, 2024
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ASIS Toronto Best Practices

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 24, 2024
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IAHSS Conference and Expo

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: April 29 - May 1, 2024
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Advance: Women in Security

Location: Online
Date: May 15, 2024
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Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: May 16, 2024
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