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Cyber ranges and benefits pairing for cyber skills development and cyber warfare

Cyber ranges and benefits pairing for cyber skills development and cyber warfare

on 9:51 am in Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

Although not new, cyber ranges have recently created a buzz with technology stakeholders and security practitioners on more than speculative benefits. In North America in particular, cyber ranges have garnered attention on their ability to solve what has become a global cyber capability issue rooted in a cyber skills shortage and a growing, long-term demand. Within this, cyber warfare...

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Canada launches IDEaS Program

Canada launches IDEaS Program

on 5:14 pm in CAF, Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts | 0 comments

The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program, announced in June 2017 in Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, was officially launched today. The program is designed to innovate to meet security challenges of today and to develop capabilities to address the problems of the global security environment. Some of the challenges to be addressed include domains such as...

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Surveillance Tech

Surveillance Tech

on 11:36 am in Air, Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, ISR, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

When I first started OMX and created our first corporate pitch video, we started it with a 20 second fade in of the infamous Canada Arm. It was absolutely the first thing that came to mind when we went to display Canadian technology in a reel to pitch companies to source more local at the time, all Canadian tech....

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Federal Budget allocates significant funds towards cybersecurity

Federal Budget allocates significant funds towards cybersecurity

on 11:49 am in Cyber, Defence budget, Featured Slider, Recent Posts | 0 comments

By Imran Ahmad On February 27, 2018, the Minister of Finance tabled Budget 2018 – Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class (the Budget) before Parliament. The Budget includes investments in several key areas of the Canadian economy, including in the area of cybersecurity. In his remarks, the Minister of Finance stated that “[t]o safeguard Canadians’ privacy, and protect both our digital...

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EP 82: An overview of C4ISR and Beyond 2018

EP 82: An overview of C4ISR and Beyond 2018

on 12:08 pm in Air, CAF, Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo talks with Michelle Currie about C4ISR and Beyond 2018 that was held on January 30th in Ottawa. Hear more about the discussions on that day, the highlights of Rear-Admiral Bishop’s and Rear-Admiral Hawco’s presentations, Weaponizing Data and Targeting. Show Notes: C4ISR and Beyond is an event produced by Vanguard magazine, that...

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C4ISR and Beyond 2018: An outstanding success

C4ISR and Beyond 2018: An outstanding success

on 2:39 pm in CAF, Control (C2), Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, ISR, Recent Posts, Space, Technology | 0 comments

Last week, attendees from the defence and security sectors in Canada congregated together to discuss lessons learned, technological advancement and its impact on the industry at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa for the fourth annual C4ISR and Beyond event hosted by Vanguard Magazine. “The 4th annual C4ISR & Beyond conference was an outstanding success,” says Terri Pavelic, editor-in-chief...

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Dec/Jan 2018 issue: Cyber, Data and C4ISR

Dec/Jan 2018 issue: Cyber, Data and C4ISR

on 11:07 am in Cyber, Featured Slider, From the Editor in Chief, Recent Posts, Security, Transformation | 0 comments

Over the past few months, I have been collaborating with a few prominent figures from the military and industry in defining our theme and agenda for C4ISR and Beyond 2018. I’m excited to announce that we have a sterling lineup in place for this upcoming event that will delve into the theme of Beyond Sensors. Over the past few...

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Beyond Sensors

Beyond Sensors

on 2:27 pm in Command, Control (C2), Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

We live in the digital age. Technology has given us great luxury on one hand, and on the other provided overwhelming data. So how does one ride the wave of information versus being buried by it? Some see data as the ammunition, computers and communications as the carrier, advanced analytics as the weaponizer and the C4ISR architecture as the...

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EP 71: New Peace Support Training Centre; a police website hacked in Saskatchewan; and Commanders’ Conference of American Armies

EP 71: New Peace Support Training Centre; a police website hacked in Saskatchewan; and Commanders’ Conference of American Armies

on 11:25 am in CAF, Cyber, Featured Slider, Podcast, Recent Posts, Security, Training, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode, the opening of the new Peace Support Training Centre at Canadian Forces Base in Kingston, a look at the recently concluded 32nd Commanders’ Conference of American Armies and a police website has been hacked in Saskatchewan by supporters of the Islamic State. Show Notes: Last week, member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen,...

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Cybersecurity in aviation should be a piece of cake

Cybersecurity in aviation should be a piece of cake

on 3:38 pm in Air, Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, IT, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

By: Valarie Findlay No industry is immune to cyber breaches, but few evoke visions of catastrophic loss and devastation than an aviation cyber attack. Despite being the safest mode of transport, the aviation industry’s potential for large-scale loss makes it a high-value target for malicious actors. Aviation’s inextricably connected systems and processes present numerous contact points for cyber threats,...

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