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Combatting COVID-19: Time to Break Down Institutional and Technical Barriers

Combatting COVID-19: Time to Break Down Institutional and Technical Barriers

on 4:35 pm in Cyber, Defense, Featured Slider, Recent Posts | 0 comments

The more resilient a society is, the greater its ability to bounce back from a crisis. The war against the novel coronavirus pandemic that is impacting hundreds of millions of lives and livelihoods has put to the test every country’s disaster and communication response system – and most, if not all, are having to adapt quickly on the fly....

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Navigating through COVID-19 in the defence industry

Navigating through COVID-19 in the defence industry

on 11:52 am in Air, CAF, Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Training | 1 comment

We are living in an unprecedented time, a time in which a virus has wreaked havoc and caused severe disruption in all facets of life. The coronavirus has put a halt to “normal” life as we know it. Workplaces, schools, events, restaurants, and even defence operations have all been curtailed. The economy has taken a severe blow that will...

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Content Piracy as Hybrid Warfare

Content Piracy as Hybrid Warfare

on 4:03 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

War, unfortunately, is as old as history. Usually violent and involving the use of force to compel or resist, in recent years, the nature of warfare has begun to change. While physical force is still part of the military’s repertoire, today we are moving into an era of so-called “hybrid warfare” or “grey zone” strategies. There are various dimensions...

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How to protect yourself from COVID-19 phishing campaigns and scams

How to protect yourself from COVID-19 phishing campaigns and scams

on 2:34 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

There has been an increase in reports of malicious actors using the terms “Coronavirus” and “COVID-19” in phishing campaigns and malware scams, according to The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. These actors are using phishing attempts in referencing the virus through mass emails that appear to originate from a legitimate source but containing malicious attachments or links. There are...

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National Security, the Economy and COVID-19: Fifty Shades of the Grey Zone

National Security, the Economy and COVID-19: Fifty Shades of the Grey Zone

on 5:43 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Security, Technology | 1 comment

COVID-19. It’s the stuff that gripping, suspense-filled movies are made of: A new virus of a mysterious origin emerges in a faraway land. Shifting from an epidemic to a pandemic within weeks, it spreads like wildfire across the globe. Infecting thousands upon thousands, healthcare and social services systems creak under its strain, militaries are on standby and national security...

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COVID-19: The Pandemic, Grey Zones, and Security Vulnerability

COVID-19: The Pandemic, Grey Zones, and Security Vulnerability

on 12:07 pm in Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

COVID-19 is affecting all facets of society today and life as we know it. This pandemic is creating havoc around the world and is being used by threat actors to perpetrate grey zones actions and to infiltrate security vulnerabilities. In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Valarie Findlay, American Society for Evidenced-Based Policing member and...

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The global C4ISR market predicted to reach $135B by 2027

The global C4ISR market predicted to reach $135B by 2027

on 11:59 am in CAF, Command, Control (C2), Cyber, Defense, Featured Slider, Recent Posts | 0 comments

A recent study by Transparency Market Research forecasts that the global C4ISR market will grow to US$ 135.80B by 2027.  The report defines C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance) as “the broad classification of the military’s efforts to advance its information processes and systems for using information during war.” The growing need for electronic warfare in military and...

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Vanguard – Feb/Mar 2020 issue

Vanguard – Feb/Mar 2020 issue

on 12:01 pm in Coast Guard, Cyber, Featured Slider, Naval, Recent Posts | 0 comments

We are excited to share with you the February/March issue of Vanguard. In this issue, we have dedicated space to the marine and shipbuilding industry with a focus on IMO 2050 and the Canadian Coast Guard. Articles include: IMO 2050 and the Challenges for the Marine IndustryBy Andrew Kendrick The Canadian Coast Guard – Engaging one of its Greatest...

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Game Changer: Chris Bartlett, President, CCX Technologies

Game Changer: Chris Bartlett, President, CCX Technologies

on 2:43 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, Game Changers, Recent Posts | 0 comments

Chris Bartlett is the president of CCX Technologies, a company that provides full end-to-end, onboard cybersecurity for networks on vehicles involved in air, land and sea missions. Bartlett said that while working on airborne connectivity systems, it became clear to them that cybersecurity presented a significant risk. A risk that requires “a more comprehensive solution than just adding a...

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Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada’s Cybersecurity and Cyber Defence Update

Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada’s Cybersecurity and Cyber Defence Update

on 11:19 am in CAF, Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts | 0 comments

Conflict and warfare have seen drastic changes in recent decades, mostly due to globalization, technology and geo-political and economic power shifts. Affecting more than just strategies, tactics and equipment, who and how they engage and behave in conflict and what they employ have moved far outside of the conventions and treaties most nations adhere to in time of war....

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