Items Tagged with 'Canadian security'


29% of Canadian IT Security Professionals Would Overhaul Existing Systems

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Twenty-three percent of Canadian cybersecurity teams never speak with their executive team about cybersecurity, but of those that did, 23 percent spoke just annually, and 24 percent spoke with the C-Suite semi-annually. Only 13 percent of IT Canadian security professionals spoke with executives quarterly, according to a new Ponemon Institute study with Websense, Inc.

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Canadian Mid-Employment Background Checks Legal

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Requiring background checks on mid-employment workers is legal, but that doesn't mean it's uncomplicated. 

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Canadian Enterprises Report Capability, Yet Little Planning, to Battle Insider Threats

Only 14 percent of organizations have a specific definition for insider threats, yet two-thirds claim to be able to handle the risk.
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Only 17 percent of Canadian organizations have a specific definition of insider threats, and 19 percent have employee training on recognizing and preventing it.

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BREAKING NEWS: Terrorist Plot Thwarted in Canada

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Two men have been arrested in connection to an al-Qaida supported plot to derail Canadian passenger trains. 

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Rigid IT Restrictions Lead to False Sense of Security

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The "Office of No" actually makes enterprises less secure, new research shows. Adopting new technology responsibly and ensuring employee awareness of security risks forms a stronger base for cyber security.

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Professor Offers $100 Reward for Finding Privacy-Compliant Camera

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Business-owned cameras in Canada must meet several privacy requirements, including posted signs indicating that the camera is filming, along with why and who to contact about the video. 

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Canada, U.S. Compare Views on Maritime Terrorism Threats

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The threat of terrorists transporting improvised explosives on North America's major waterways has Canadians concerned, but an American report finds the risk "limited."

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Canada Falling Behind on Critical Infrastructure Cyber Security

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Although Canada has spent 15 years and nearly $1 billion on cyber security efforts, officials are unsure if the country's efforts are enough to stop a modern, robust cyber attack. 

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Security News -- Canada

Canadian Safety and Security Program Established

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The program will focus on disaster preparation, counter-terrorism and crime.

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NCSPF Presents National and Corporate Security Panel Discussion

By Andrea Blaustein
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The National Capital Security Partners' Forum (NCSPF) provides quality speakers and educational programming to a wider audience of security professionals and their collaborative partners in the intelligence and defense.

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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.


Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine

September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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