Survey shows 53% of senior-level IT and physical security
professionals say insufficient budget is biggest
organizational obstacle to moving their security
organization forward in the next 12 to 18 months.
budget concerns are down from 2011's 81%, but elevated from
2010's 31%. 72% of this year's participants say the ability
to have a proactive, risk-focused approach that ensures
greater overall security with a holistic view of the
enterprise is "Important" (45%) or "Extremely Important"
(27%). (Source canadiansecuritymag.com)
Target's arrival in Canada a game-changer for retailers at
home and afar
Canadian retailers may be reticent to publicly name that
bull's-eyed American foe pushing north next year, but many
are revamping, cost-cutting and restrategising ahead of the
arrival of Target. The sky is not going to fall on all other
retailers, (Target is) really going to make everybody else
that much sharper, that much better," says Jim Danahy, CEO
at CustomerLAB and a veteran retailer himself.
Thieves steal 400 tonnes of corn in bold Quebec farm heist
Months after a massive maple syrup heist, agricultural
thieves in Quebec are at it again. Thieves using at least a
dozen large trucks struck at a farm in central Quebec
overnight Tuesday, making off with an estimated 400 tonnes
of the product valued at $140,000. (Source nationalpost.com)
Vancouver Security Partners' Forum
Emerging Security Trends: Cybersecurity,
Social Media and PIPA
Monday January 28th, 2013,
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Hilton Metrotown 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby, BC
PIABC is sponsoring a one day
conference in cooperation with the Greater
Vancouver Security Partners Forum (GVSPF).
The speakers are:
Honorable Howard A. Schmidt, CISSP, CSSLP
Former Special Assistant to the President and
Cybersecurity Coordinator. Former Chief Security
Strategist for eBay Inc.
Information and Privacy Commissioner for British
Bill Daniel, CPP
25 year Security Professional; ASIS
International Canadian Pacific Chapter 190 Chair
for 2013 and member of the Editorial Advisory
Board Member for SP&T Magazine
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