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SWITCH BC revamps violence prevention training for people working in health-care settings

SWITCH BC is a new organization in the workplace health and safety space, and its name stands for Safety, Wellbeing, Innovation, Training and Collaboration in Health care.

Heathrow security guards to strike for 10 days over Easter

Security guards at London's Heathrow Airport will walk off their jobs for 10 days over the Easter break, the latest in a wave of strike action to affect the U.K.

Internal documents show what RCMP considered 'lessons learned' from 'Freedom Convoy'

After policing the “Freedom Convoy,” the RCMP came away with lessons learned, newly released documents show — including the need to better prepare for the potential targeting of emergency phone lines.


The SALTO XS4 Original+ Electronic Lock

The SALTO XS4 Original+ innovates our flagship product with the introduction of Hardware Secure Element (HSE) technology, and offers compatibility with past, current, and future SALTO platforms. The XS4 Original+ has a faster processor and is compatible with BLE, NFC, DESFire EV2, MIFARE Plus, MIFARE, Ultralight C, MIFARE Classic, BLUEnet wireless, and HSE.
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Vehicular attacks hard to prevent, but some urban design measures can help: expert

Alex Wilner, who teaches international affairs at Carleton University and has expertise on security issues, said certain streetscaping measures can help prevent vehicular access to sidewalks and other areas where pedestrians congregate. » Read full article

Modernizing Identity & Access Management in a hybrid multicloud world

The adoption of multi-cloud has led to a massive increase in identities, permissions, and resources across public cloud platforms. In ransomware attacks, weak identity controls are one of the main contributing factors seen in response engagements (Microsoft Digital Defense report 2022). Without visibility across cloud providers, or tools that provide a consistent experience, it’s become incredibly challenging for identity and security teams to manage permissions and enforce the principle of least privilege across their entire digital estate.

Main Takeaways from this session will include:
  • Insights into permissions risks and impact of identity controls to your security posture against threat actors
  • Recommendations to protect workload identities across multi-cloud to future secure your environment and reduce permissions risks
  • Insights on incorporating identity governance into your organizations strategy

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Nexus trusted-traveller program to fully resume by April 24 after yearlong standoff

The Nexus trusted-traveller program will fully ramp back up within five weeks, allowing frequent border crossers to complete their applications and speed up their trips, the federal government said Monday. » Read full article

As Toronto police end overtime patrols on transit, some commuters unsure of results

A day after Toronto police said they were ending extra patrols on city transit, some residents said they were unsure how much of an effect the measure had on public safety. » Read full article

Allied Universal acquires event security company

Allied Universal announced the acquisition of Landmark Event Staffing Services, an event security and guest services company. » Read full article


ISC West

Location:Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: March 28-31, 2023
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ASIS Toronto Best Practices

Location:Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 3, 2023
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Advance: Women in Security

Date: May 17, 2023
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