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Feds put $5M toward security for community groups who fear hate-motivated crimes

The federal government is spending $5 million on private security and other safety measures for community groups worried about an increase in hate-fuelled violence, the public safety minister announced.

Calian to acquire IT and cybersecurity business Decisive Group

Established in 2001, Decisive Group is an IT infrastructure and cybersecurity services business — the company designs, builds and maintains enterprise IT infrastructure and hybrid cloud, as well as manages and protects data.

No terrorism link in Niagara Falls crash, no explosive materials found: FBI

The FBI says a deadly car crash and explosion at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing between New York state and Ontario shows no sign of terrorist involvement and there were no explosive materials at the scene. The case has been turned over to the Niagara Falls Police Department as a traffic investigation.

Privacy bill fails to address dangers of facial recognition technology: coalition

A coalition pushing for better regulation of facial recognition and other biometric surveillance technologies says proposed federal privacy legislation is in "dire need of significant amendments."

Former RCMP official Cameron Jay Ortis found guilty of breaching secrets law

Jurors declared Ortis guilty of three counts of violating the Security of Information Act and one count of attempting to do so in a verdict delivered on Wednesday.


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Mainframes and the unseen ransomware threat

The implications of a breach, from a data security or business operations point of view, is hard to overstate. For a variety of reasons, however, many organizations lack a clear understanding of the risk to their mainframe environments. » Read full article

U.S. data recovery service SalvageData now available in Canada

U.S.-based data recovery services firm SalvageData has announced its expansion into Canada and a dedicated Canadian website. » Read full article

Workers' SIN, IDs likely taken in Toronto library hack, could end up on dark web: TPL

The Toronto Public Library says information on current and former employees has likely been taken in a cyberattack, including social insurance numbers and copies of government-issued identification. » Read full article

VIDEO: Canadian Security Honours 2023 recap and award presentations

Canadian Security Honours 2023 was held Oct. 17 in Toronto, honouring Lifetime Achievement award winner Martin Green, Security Director of the Year Joey Bourgoin, Community Leader Hi Nguyen, and Emerging Leader Chris Anquist. Catch up on all the highlights from the gala event.  » Watch the video

Career Expo West 2023: Expanding horizons for emergency services and security professionals

On Oct. 24, industry experts from security and emergency services arrived at The Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre bright and early to discover prospective talent at the inaugural Career Expo West. » Read full article


The Buildings Show

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 29-December 1, 2023
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Focus on Healthcare Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: December 5, 2023
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 24, 2024
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