Security

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Canadian Facility Management & Design

High-tech security depends on best practices

Though technology is rapidly advancing, the simplest, yet most effective preventative measures stem from rudimentary security fundamentals.
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CondoBusiness

Lighting design that illuminates condo security

Lighting design can make a big difference in the safety and security of a condominium.
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Canadian Property Management

Conducting video surveillance of properties

Surveillance cameras’ value as deterrents to criminal activity is well-known. However, in order for organizations to use video surveillance, certain requirements concerning reasonableness, consent, purpose and notice must be met.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Building services seen as precarious employment

Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
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REMI Network

Companies overrate cybersecurity abilites: survey

A new Accenture security survey indicates that overconfidence may be putting Canadian organizations at higher risk for cyberattacks.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Johnson Controls signs cybersecurity agreement with Department of Homeland Security

Johnson Controls has signed a CRADA agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Guard patrols get digital back-up

An expect explains how technology is changing the way guard patrols, which protect people and property, get done.
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Canadian Property Management

Why Security Should Be Your Number-One Priority

Ensure the safety and security of your employees and guests is your number one priority by working with trained, experienced security professionals.
commercial building operators can empower true first responders

Canadian Property Management

How commercial building operators can empower the “true first responders”

When the media talk of the “first responder,” images of brave fire fighters racing into burning buildings, or police of officers marching onto an accident
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Security breaches caused by human error: survey

Shred-it, an information destruction services firm, has released the results to its sixth annual Shred-it Security Tracker Survey. The results show that Canadian businesses believe
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Remove graffiti fast to prevent future tagging

An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
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Canadian Property Management

Mobile surveillance for commercial properties

Mobile monitoring apps have made property surveillance more flexible than ever before, helping to increase tenant satisfaction and protect property value.
AVG Technologies opens new facility in Ottawa

Canadian Facility Management & Design

AVG Technologies opens new facility in Ottawa

AVG Technologies has opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art AVG Business facility in Ottawa, Ont.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canadian security strategy enlists landlords

Bill C-51, the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act, would give CSIS a broader mandate, including entry, search and installing equipment in buildings.
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CondoBusiness

Balancing condo safety with privacy rights

Condominiums must walk a fine line to balance community safety with occupants' privacy rights.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Lowering the risk of employee theft

What are the risks and implications of employee theft? Insurance broker Andreas Schwartze explains.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Information security

By 2020, information security will become the key enabler in allowing organizations to operate in a highly collaborative world where workers can utilize any device they want and run virtual applications (or "apps") that are hosted and secured ...