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Written by Rob Colman
ONVIF, the global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, has issued a public Request for Quotations to update the existing Test Specification and Test Tool for the group’s global standard for the interface of IP-based physical security products.
Written by Staff
The Women’s Security Council (WSC) awarded seven leading industry women in the second annual Women of the Year awards during the International Security Conference (ISC) West. 
Written by JF Champagne
CANASA executive director JF Champagne responds to Jim Brown's recent column on the Canadian Security Association's CASC program.
Written by Staff
ONVIF, the standardization body for IP-based physical security products, recently held elections, installing a number of new officers and chairmen.
Written by Staff
ONVIF, a standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced that more than 2,000 products are now certified as conformant with the ONVIF interoperability specification.
Written by Paul Grossinger
AFIMAC, a North American provider of corporate security and crisis response, has announced its acquisition of Mena International Group, specialists in security, investigations and crisis response within Latin America.
Written by Neil Sutton
The Canadian Security Association’s (CANASA) new regional director for Quebec says she will help drive the association’s mandate in the province by providing support wherever it is needed.
Written by Staff
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) has created the Canadian Accredited Security Contractor (CASC) program in a bid to promote self-regulation of the security industry.
Written by Staff
The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently unveiled a new logo at the ISC West show in Las Vegas.
Written by
As many of you SP&T readers may know, I have had a long history with CANASA, starting in the early 90s attending my first National Board meeting as Quebec Chapter Vice President.
Written by Staff
ONVIF, the standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, recently held its annual meeting in Shenzhen, China, where speakers highlighted the progress of interoperability standards around the globe.
Written by Rob Colman
On Oct. 19, CANASA held its Annual General Meeting on the first day of Security Canada Central. This was a day of celebration as we reflected on the successes of the past year, presented awards to our most deserving volunteers and welcome our new leaders.
Written by Neil Sutton
CANASA Executive Director JF Champagne came into the studio to talk about the new executive board and Security Canada Central
Written by Neil Sutton
Don Budden, who accepted the role of the Canadian Security Association’s new National President in October, says that one of his main goals is to engage members by connecting them with the public and government policy-makers.
Written by Neil Sutton
The Canadian security industry lost one of its pioneers recently when Jean Blondin passed away at age 87.
Written by Neil Sutton
CANASA Executive Director JF Champagne visits the SP&T News video studio to tell us about "Education Flashes" for 2011. Also: A preview of the Innovation Zone
Written by Neil Sutton
The Canadian Security Association revived its monitoring committee a few years ago to tackle head-on some of the most pressing issues facing the security industry. The false alarm issue in particular has clear ramifications for the monitoring business — some homeowners are being charged more than $1,000 in fines by municipalities due to false fire alarms. Committee chair Kim Schellenberg, who is also director of business development for Armstrong National Alarm Monitoring, says she’s ready to take on the issue and talk to all involved parties to find an agreeable solution.
Written by Rob Colman
In response to the article "CANASA needs to learn the value of education," dated June 7, 2011, the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) is disheartened to read that Mr. Spector has not accurately presented the facts surrounding our education initiatives. Ensuring our members have the most up-to-date information is of the utmost importance to our association.
Written by Jennifer Brown
A few months back I spoke with the country manager of a major manufacturer about the role they play in providing education to the industry. His answer was that with the way technology and product feature sets are changing in the industry, it really shouldn’t be a surprise that there has been a trend towards the manufacturer providing training on things like the evolution of home automation panels, IP video and access control from those who produce the product.
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I received in the mail last week an 8x14 glossy Registration Brochure from CEDIA Expo for their well attended and publicized Expo and Education tradeshow that takes place in Indianapolis in September.

Events

ISC West
April 10-12, 2019
Security Canada East
April 24, 2019
ADI Expo
May 7, 2019

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