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Simplify your organisation’s password approach

Simplify your organisation’s password approach

on 2:18 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, IT, Recent Posts, Security, Technology | 0 comments

As technology continues its growth, we are experiencing the ever-increasing reliance on IT across all industries – defence being no exception. But with this dependency, there are serious security concerns; one such concern is passwords. Many security experts have predicted that by the middle of this decade, passwords will become a thing of the past. Yet, here we are...

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408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron deploys to Iraq

408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron deploys to Iraq

on 6:23 pm in Air, Featured Slider, NATO, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

Approximately 60 members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron (THS), based at 3rd Canadian Division Support Base (3 CDSB) in Edmonton, Alta., departed for northern Iraq this week. The team will assume the duties of the Tactical Aviation Detachment of Air Task Force-Iraq as part of Operation Impact – the Canadian Armed Forces’ commitment to the...

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Chinese, Russia spy ships shadow U.S. fleet

Chinese, Russia spy ships shadow U.S. fleet

on 8:10 pm in Defense, Diplomacy, Featured Slider, Leadership, NATO, Naval, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

Chinese and Russian intelligence-gathering ships have been sent out to track American aircraft carrier battle group heading for North Korea waters. The dispatch of the spy vessels appears to be “partly aimed at sending a signal” the United States which has taken a tough stance against North Korea, according to the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun. UPDATE While earlier reports...

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Key figure in Canadians’ beheading killed in clash with Philippine troops

Key figure in Canadians’ beheading killed in clash with Philippine troops

on 4:42 pm in Featured Slider, Land, Leadership, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

A terrorist commander, believed to have played a key role in the 2015 beheadings of two Canadians in the Philippines, was killed in a battle with government troops. A statement from the Armed Forces of Philippines said Muammar Askali alias Abu Rahmi was among six members of the Muslim terror group Abu Sayyaf who were killed during a gun...

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Canada, Ukraine agreement basis for defence research, arms sale

Canada, Ukraine agreement basis for defence research, arms sale

on 6:19 pm in Diplomacy, Featured Slider, Land, Leadership, NATO, Procurement, Recent Posts, Security, Technology, Training | 0 comments

Ties between Canada and Ukraine grew stronger this week with the signing in Ottawa of a defence co-operation agreement between the two countries. Defence policies, defence research, development, production, and military education are among the areas touch on by the bilateral arrangement signed Monday by Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak. Called the Canada-Ukraine Defence...

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Airbus, SITA work together on air transport cybersecurity

Airbus, SITA work together on air transport cybersecurity

on 6:40 pm in Air, Cyber, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Security | 0 comments

The cybersecurity arm of defence and space company Airbus is collaborating with communications and IT solutions provider SITA to develop cybersecurity products and services for the air transport industry. The two companies said they will provide incident detections services to airlines, airports and other transport industry organizations. According to SITA the need for a proactive cybersecurity stance in the...

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CAF anti-ISIS mission extended

CAF anti-ISIS mission extended

on 8:37 pm in Featured Slider, Land, Leadership, NATO, Recent Posts, Security, Training | 0 comments

Canadian military training missions in northern Iraq against ISIS will continue until the end of June this year beyond its earlier deadline . Coalition forces have been making gains against the terrorist group, also known as Daesh and the extension will provide the Government of Canada “the time required to assess the evolving nature of the fight,” according to...

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Backdoor to WhatsApp sought in aftermath of London Attack

Backdoor to WhatsApp sought in aftermath of London Attack

on 6:03 pm in Featured Slider, IT, Recent Posts, Security, Technology | 0 comments

United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants the government to gain access to the encrypted data held by instant messaging freeware WhatsApp in order to thwart terrorist attacks. British-born Khalid Masood reportedly used WhatsApp shortly before he ploughed through the crowds on Westminster Bridge on March 21st. Three people, he ran over and an unarmed policeman whom he later...

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