Cybersecurity for the home-based worker

New year means more new cyberthreats

Derek Manky, FortiGuard Labs By Derek Manky The new year will bring along escalating severity and frequency of ransomware and cyberattacks, according to FortiGuard Labs, the global threat intelligence and research team of Fortinet. These latest prognostications come as cybercriminals continue to evolve their tactics and techniques, becoming more like traditional advanced persistent threat (APT) […]

Most read stories of 2021

Most read stories of 2021

2021 was remarkable as the first full year of the pandemic: vaccines rolled out to the masses,  businesses adjusted to the on-again, off-again pattern of lockdowns and restrictions, and the security industry continued to prove its mettle. Canadian Security was there to voice the opinions of security professionals and share their stories. Outside of the […]

Focus On Healthcare Security 2021 recap

Focus On Healthcare Security 2021 recap

Leaders of the healthcare security industry shared their experiences of the past year at the Focus On Healthcare Security virtual event, held on Dec. 2. Sponsors for this year’s event included ASSA ABLOY, GardaWorld, Axis Communications, Johnson Controls, Metallic, and Convergint as well as industry partner the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS). […]

Securiguard expands into Ontario with Russell Security acquisition

Securiguard expands into Ontario with Russell Security acquisition

Vancouver-based Securiguard Services recently announced the acquisition of Russell Security Services, which provides guard service, mobile security, alarm response and private investigation services to a variety of clients across Ontario. Robin Chakrabarti The acquisition provides Securiguard — which operates primarily in B.C. and Alberta — an opportunity to expand its reach across the country, said […]

CS Honours 2021 recap: empathy, career advice and the security journey

CS Honours 2021 recap: empathy, career advice and the security journey

On Oct. 7, Canadian Security hosted its 4th annual CS Honours event to acknowledge the achievements of leaders in the security industry. This year’s event was sponsored by Genetec, Panasonic, March Networks, Osgoode Professional Development and GardaWorld, and hosted by Canadian Security editor Neil Sutton. Todd Milne, Director of Security Operations at the University Health […]

Young leaders shaping security - Canadian Security Magazine

Young leaders shaping security – Canadian Security Magazine

Canadian Security’s second annual Top 10 Under 40 recognition program returns with an impressive list of security professionals working in government, retail, property management, health care and more. Through dedication, mentorship, achievement and leadership, they are helping to shape the security profession for their colleagues, clients and org …