News highlights – 18 June

Written by on June 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 18 June

Communications Security Establishment (CSE) Chief Greta Bossenmaier takes part in a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Canada to take action ahead of suspected 2019 election hacktivist action

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s electronic spy agency said on Friday it was “very likely” that hackers will try to influence Canada’s 2019 elections and it planned to advise political parties next week on how to guard against cyber threats. Read more…

Whole Foods Market workers worry over job cuts and drones

LOS ANGELES/MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (Reuters) – The merger that shook food and retail stocks on Friday – Amazon.com Inc’s proposed deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc – rattled some employees of the upscale grocery chain who expressed fears ranging from layoffs to the loss of their laid-back corporate culture. Read more…

Checkpoint launches loss prevention solutions for high end retailers

Checkpoint Systems has announced the launch of a series of loss prevention and data analytics solutions that would allow high-value electronic devices to be displayed in retail stores without having to attach them to tables and display stands with security cables. Read more…

Google to further tighten anti extremist measures

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday. Read more…

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