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From government entities to commercial facilities or retailers, security is a crucial responsibility. Each organization requires a solution that fits their needs, requirements and budget.

Spike in 'violent rhetoric' since Oct. 7 attack from 'extremist actors,' CSIS warns

The Israel-Hamas war has led to a spike in "violent rhetoric" from "extremist actors" that could prompt some in Canada to turn to violence, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service warns.

London Drugs announces gradual reopening of stores following cybersecurity incident

London Drugs says it is gradually reopening its stores following a cybersecurity incident that shuttered its more than 80 locations across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and B.C.

Iron Horse Security appoints new CEO

Ottawa-based Iron Horse Security announced the appointment of Justin Ferns as its new CEO. Ferns began his career at Iron Horse Security as a security guard while pursuing a degree in criminology at Carleton University.

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Register for Advance: Women in Security

The Advance: Women in Security virtual summit returns on May 15. Please join us for an afternoon of thought leadership, industry best practices and conversation.

Sessions will include:
  • Keynote address from Maryam Saeed, Head of Risk, Visa Canada
  • Addressing recruitment and retention issues in security
  • Strategies for career development and increasing inclusivity
  • Advice from the entrepreneurs – women who lead security businesses

Registration is free! Sign up today!

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Study: Cyber-attackers leveraging AI tools

According to "Cybersecurity in Focus 2024: Trends, Threats and Strategies," a study sponsored by CDW Canada and conducted in cooperation with IDC Canada, the overall number of cyberattacks has decreased, but the number of events that escalate into cyberincidents is on the increase. » Read full article

New Brunswick police no longer investigating most thefts of fuel from gas stations

Police officers across New Brunswick are no longer investigating thefts of fuel from service stations unless there is a threat to public safety. » Read full article

B.C. library co-op seals leak after hacker obtained data, demanded ransom

A hacker demanded ransom money after obtaining data from a server used by libraries throughout British Columbia, but a system manager who responded to the incident says the leak was limited and the issue was fixed immediately. » Read full article

Scammers stole more than $3.4 billion from older Americans last year, an FBI report says

Scammers stole more than $3.4 billion from older Americans last year, according to an FBI report that shows a rise in losses through increasingly sophisticated criminal tactics to trick the vulnerable into giving up their life savings. » Read full article


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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35th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: June 23-28, 2024
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