Cyber

Guardians of the future

Guardians of the future

on 11:14 am in CAF, Cyber, Dec/Jan 19, Featured Slider, Recent Posts | 0 comments

Recruiting the next generation of cyber warrior There is a common analogy shared within the defence and security communities which states “the great battles of the future will be fought online.” If recent events are any indication, this prediction is already becoming standard practice by many countries to sway things like the electoral process and disruptions in government and...

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Cyber in warfare, security and intelligence

Cyber in warfare, security and intelligence

on 12:32 pm in Cyber, Dec/Jan 19, Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts | 0 comments

Cyber–a word that is used to explain the culture of computers, information technology, and virtual reality–has evolved to another level over the years. Today, the prefix ‘cyber’ is attached to almost any other word to describe the technological aspect of the term being used. Examples include: cyber-security, cyber-attack, cyber-warfare, cyber-crime, cyber-terrorism, cyber-information, and I can go on and on,...

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Dec/Jan 2019 Edition: Cyber and Blockchain

Dec/Jan 2019 Edition: Cyber and Blockchain

on 11:40 am in Cyber, Dec/Jan 19, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

We are excited to announce the availability of the December 2018/January 2019 issue of Vanguard. In this issue, we dedicated a significant portion to cyber. Learn about challenges, the next-gen cyber warrior, lessons for Canada, Defensive Cyber Operations and much more. Features How blockchain can strengthen the military supply chain By Jeffrey D. Rodney and Noah Zuckerman DCO and...

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Future Land C4ISR, is it a challenge or an opportunity?

Future Land C4ISR, is it a challenge or an opportunity?

on 11:23 am in CAF, Command, Control (C2), Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, IT, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

A new report by TMR reveals that the command, communications, control, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) market is expected to reach a value of US$132 billion by the end of 2026. The research company is predicting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.8 per cent over the period 2018 to 2026. C4ISR plays an integral part in...

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Rear-Admiral Zwick to speak at C4ISR and Beyond event

Rear-Admiral Zwick to speak at C4ISR and Beyond event

on 2:08 pm in Command, Control (C2), Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

Vanguard recently announced that Rear-Admiral Jeffery Zwick, Chief of Force Development would deliver the keynote address at C4ISR and Beyond 2019. C4ISR and Beyond, now in its fifth year, is a one day conference that is hosted by Vanguard Media. The event aims to bring principal stakeholders from industry, military and government in one place to further the discussion...

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Implied Trust, Presumed Secure and Other Dangers of Supply Chain

Implied Trust, Presumed Secure and Other Dangers of Supply Chain

on 4:39 pm in Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Naval, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

The US Navy’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) bills itself as a “full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for submarines and autonomous underwater systems”. Clearly, its assets would be attractive to malicious actors and rock-solid security processes, especially in the supply chain would be assured without exception. Not so, as recently revealed when a...

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Risky Business: Wading through security and risk-reduction standards

Risky Business: Wading through security and risk-reduction standards

on 3:35 pm in Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

If you are a CISO, DISO or security practitioner, you’ve likely been drawn into the beleaguered topic of security and risk-reduction standards. You probably also know that a sure fire way to single out the security wonks at your next meeting, conference or cocktail reception, is to simply muse aloud: “I wonder which standard is most effective in reducing...

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Editor’s Note: June/July 2018

Editor’s Note: June/July 2018

on 11:58 am in CAF, Cyber, Featured Slider, June/July 2018, Recent Posts | 0 comments

At the time of writing, I just returned from CANSEC 2018. At the event, I had the opportunity to engage with some key leaders from industry and military. During our many discussions over the two days, we had some intriguing and fascinating conversations as it relates to defence and security. With the high expectation from news coming out from...

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C4ISR: A look at beyond sensors

C4ISR: A look at beyond sensors

on 3:22 pm in Command, Control (C2), Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Technology, Video | 0 comments

As we dive deeper into the technological progression of the 21st century, sensors are becoming a necessary component in electronic devices. These sensors are accumulating an incredible amount of data, which if not used correctly can become quite overwhelming. To make full use of data, we need to ride the wave of it, rather than being drowned in it....

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Artificial Intelligence: Public Safety, Privacy and Ethics

Artificial Intelligence: Public Safety, Privacy and Ethics

on 2:56 pm in August/September 2018, Columnist Valarie Findlay, Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

Its safe to say, artificial intelligence (AI) is not a trend. Beyond robot-dogs slipping on banana peels, the innovative capabilities AI will bring to business, government and the sciences will be transformative. Only imagined in science fiction, AI is poised to challenge and blur our concepts of computing and the ‘natural’ human. This will require governments and sectors to...

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