Cyber

Shoddy Share Services Canada IT work impacting RCMP operations

Shoddy Share Services Canada IT work impacting RCMP operations

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The “one size fits all” IT model of Shared Services Canada is negatively impacting the Mounties’ operations and putting officer as well as public safety at risk, according to the memo sent by Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commissioner Bob Paulson to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. CBC News, which obtained a copy of the Jan. 20 memo, reported that...

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041 | Senior officers, industry leaders exchange ideas at C4ISR and Beyond 2017

041 | Senior officers, industry leaders exchange ideas at C4ISR and Beyond 2017

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In this episode of Vanguard Radio, we cover the latest C4ISR and Beyond 2017 conference in Ottawa, an upcoming competition, between Lockheed Martin’s F-35 and Boeing’s Super Hornet, the promotion of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s first ever female second in command, and the Ranger’s unique snowmobile expedition. Links: https://vanguardcanada.com/2017/02/03/senior-officers-open-up-on-c4isr-needs/ https://vanguardcanada.com/2017/01/30/pentagon-orders-super-hornet-f-35-comparison-test/ https://vanguardcanada.com/2017/01/31/rcaf-gets-its-first-women-deputy-commander/...

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A recap of C4ISR and Beyond 2017

A recap of C4ISR and Beyond 2017

on 8:42 pm in Command, Control (C2), Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts | 0 comments

On February 2, just under 150 attendees from the defence and security community in Canada gathered at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier for the 3rd annual C4ISR and Beyond event. The event was opened by BGen Francis Allen, Director General of Cyberspace who spoke about the C4ISR roadmap that is currently being developed to address risks and vulnerabilities. She went...

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Cyber Security: Identifying technologies to cover vulnerabilities

Cyber Security: Identifying technologies to cover vulnerabilities

on 6:03 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

Companies collect and store mass amounts of data on their users including personal information, credit cards, user habits, preferences, and patterns. Personal data is collected and stored with almost every activity we engage in, whether it be participating in a transaction, visiting a location, sending a message online or, in some cases, even just walking in or around a...

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Canada and cyber

Canada and cyber

on 9:23 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

By John Adams It’s time for Ottawa, the Department of National Defence, the CAF to address our cyber war capability shortfall. Computers and information systems have become a fundamental part of Canadian life. Day-to-day activities, commerce, and statecraft have gone digital. The associated information technology (IT) underpins nearly all aspects of today’s society. It enables much of our commercial...

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C4ISR: Agility through Innovation

C4ISR: Agility through Innovation

on 4:01 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, ISR, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

In just over a week, many from within the C4ISR realm in Canada will gather for the annual C4ISR and Beyond event. This one-day conference has been used in the past as a platform that brought together stakeholders from the industry, military, and government to share lessons and technological advancement and its impact on the industry. This year’s event...

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Canadian troops, researcher evaluate Nett Warrior system in tactical field situation

Canadian troops, researcher evaluate Nett Warrior system in tactical field situation

on 7:27 pm in Control (C2), Cyber, Defence budget, Featured Slider, IT, Land, Procurement, Recent Posts, Technology, Training, Transformation | 0 comments

Members of the Canadian Army tested and assessed the effectivity of a mobile communication and situation awareness wearable system designed for the foot soldier in a recent war game exercise that pitted them against similarly equipped opponents. At the U.S. Joint Staff-led demonstration Bold Quest was held at Fort Stewart, Georgia, last fall, Canadian soldiers and their counterparts from...

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Canada’s Fighter Replacement – Dec/Jan 2017 issue

Canada’s Fighter Replacement – Dec/Jan 2017 issue

on 8:05 pm in Air, Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts | 0 comments

The team at Vanguard magazine is excited to share with you the December/January 2017 issue. Highlights in this edition include: Canada’s Fighter Replacement – What will the field look like in five years? Cyber Security – Identifying technologies to cover vulnerabilities Realistic Peacekeeping Options for Canada Canada and Cyber – Time to address our cyber war capability warfare Arctic...

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Government computer networks can’t standup to cyberattacks: Report

Government computer networks can’t standup to cyberattacks: Report

on 5:41 pm in Cyber, Defence budget, Featured Slider, IT, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

Canadian federal government agencies desperately need to beef up their cybersecurity posture, according to a recent report. Documents from Public Safety Canada indicate that the country is a prime target for cybercrime, state-sponsored cyberattacks, and lone wolf-type hackers. Consulting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers prepared for the federal public safety and emergency organization by which revealed that Canada’s federal information technology...

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Terrorism, ‘cold war’ tensions generate C4ISR opportunities: Report

Terrorism, ‘cold war’ tensions generate C4ISR opportunities: Report

on 6:51 pm in Command, Control (C2), Cyber, Defence budget, Innovation, Procurement, Recent Posts | 0 comments

Increasing terrorist attacks backed by groups such as ISIS as well as fears of a resurgence of Cold War era type tensions will boost global interest in intelligence gathering, surveillance, and security technologies, according to a recent report. The worldwide command and control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) market will grow from US$115.20 billion this year to...

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