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Cyberattacks are on the rise, and that includes small businesses. Here's what to know

It's a troubling trend because a breach can be very costly and time consuming if owners don't have a plan to deal with one.

ASIS releases new research on implications of autonomous vehicles for security

Autonomous Vehicles: Threats, Risks & Opportunities, "serves as a beacon for security practitioners, offering invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid advancement of AV technologies," according to the association.

Border agency eyes smartphone facial recognition system amid privacy concerns

Travellers would be able to use facial recognition technology to identify themselves through their smartphones when crossing the border under a planned federal project.

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Retailer London Drugs closes stores in Western Canada due to 'cybersecurity incident'

In a statement Monday, the retailer and pharmacy chain said it learned it was the victim of a cybersecurity incident on Sunday, when it first closed its stores "out of an abundance of caution." » Read full article
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P.E.I. chef warns about scam video 'deepfake' advertisement circulating on Facebook

A Prince Edward Island chef and TV host is warning people about a fake video advertisement that features him offering hundreds of dollars worth of cookware for free — in return for credit card details. » Read full article

New Norad commander calls Canada's defence policy update 'very encouraging'

American troops will be spending more time training in the Far North, the new commander of Norad says, a strategy that fits "hand-in-glove" with Canada's renewed focus on Arctic defence. » Read full article

TikTok may be banned in the US. Here's what happened when India did it

In India, the app was banned nearly four years ago. Here's what happened. » Read full article

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IACLEA Annual 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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