Threats in the Hyper-Connected World
Jun26

Threats in the Hyper-Connected World

By Valarie Findlay For as much as “white-hat” technologists (the good guys) have made advancements, it has become abundantly clear that the risks remain and go beyond technological vulnerabilities and remedies. In other words, cyber-threats have become much more than surreptitious, malicious software that attack our assets; likewise fighting cyber-threats doesn’t always require a technical safeguard. Formed decades ago, the...

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IFSEC International: Top influencers in security
Jun07

IFSEC International: Top influencers in security

After an extensive consultation with a panel of judges from across the industry, IFSEC International has issued their list of the Top 50 Influencers in Security & Fire 2017. This group comprises of leaders in security management, education and thought leadership both on a local level in the U.K. and also internationally. There are two Canadians in the Top...

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Canada extends commitment to maritime security in the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean to 2021
May30

Canada extends commitment to maritime security in the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean to 2021

The Canadian Armed Forces have been given the authorization to deploy up to 375 personnel to Operation Artemis as Canada extends its commitment to maritime security in the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. Canada’s contribution to Operation Artemis is now extended until the end of April 2021. This operation consists of an international task force...

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I WannaCry
May16

I WannaCry

By Eric Jacksch Cybersecurity professionals have sounded the alarm for years, and they are again being proven right. When government agencies secretly find security vulnerabilities and develop exploits, they put everyone at risk. Over the past week, the WannaCry ransomware worm exploded across 74 countries, infecting businesses, hospitals, universities, and many others. The worm encrypts files and demands the...

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EP 50: The major challenges of body-worn cameras
May05

EP 50: The major challenges of body-worn cameras

In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about body-worn camera technology and the benefits and challenges of it. Also, he shares the latest Vanguard’s Game Changers that will be published in the Apr/May issue. Show Notes Body-worn Cameras Over the recent months and years, we have seen incidents of the use of force by law enforcement officers triggering a public outcry...

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Body-Worn Cameras: Not Seeing the Forest for the Technology?
May03

Body-Worn Cameras: Not Seeing the Forest for the Technology?

By: Valarie Findlay For many Canadian law enforcement organizations, getting their feet wet with the technology through pilot programs couldn’t have happened fast enough. With several high-profile incidents regarding officers’ use of force setting off public outcry and civil rights concerns in recent years, it may be a step in the right direction. However, several organizations have been pulling back...

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