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NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

on 11:17 am in Air, Featured Slider, IT, NATO, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

Earlier this month, Compusult Limited was selected by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA), to deliver the upgrade of the Geographical Information Service Increment 3 (Core GIS Incr. 3) project. Core GIS Incr. 3 is the “third increment of NATO’s Core GIS capability and will provide state-of-the-art geospatial information services,” a press release from the company states. This...

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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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Cost Savings and Availability Improvement with GE’s Gas Turbine

Cost Savings and Availability Improvement with GE’s Gas Turbine

on 12:05 pm in Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Recent Posts, Sponsored, Technology | 0 comments

A reliable gas turbine is what gives a ship its striking power, and without a working prime mover, a naval vessel is dead in the water. Therefore, a gas turbine that can be repaired in-situ and quickly returned to service is of tremendous value to a navy. GE’s LM2500 is the backbone for battleships for 33 navies worldwide, providing...

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The Next Generation of Maritime Capabilities Demands Digital Transformation

The Next Generation of Maritime Capabilities Demands Digital Transformation

on 11:55 am in August/September 2018, Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts, Sponsored, Technology, Transformation | 0 comments

More than just buzzwords; big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and connectivity/IoT are core capabilities that are at the forefront of new solutions in both the defence and civil domains. Armed forces worldwide are investing heavily in digital transformation, especially in the digitalization of their command, control, and battlefield communications systems. Equipment being developed today results from the adoption of...

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Today’s skilled worker shortage and the 90’s technology “Brain Drain”: What can we learn from Nortel?

Today’s skilled worker shortage and the 90’s technology “Brain Drain”: What can we learn from Nortel?

on 1:12 pm in Columnist Valarie Findlay, Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts, Technology, Transformation | 0 comments

Canada, one of the most educated populations in the world, is yet again experiencing a skills shortage spanning junior developers to specialized cybersecurity practitioners and senior executives. According to employee surveys, the problem has been compounded by employers not providing adequate training, and externally academia struggles to educate students due to high competition from industry for qualified instructors in...

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EP 93: Drone intrusion defence, Interview with Marc Bouvrette

EP 93: Drone intrusion defence, Interview with Marc Bouvrette

on 11:16 am in Air, Featured Slider, Innovation, IT, Podcast, Recent Posts, Technology, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology has evolved significantly over the past decade, with innovative new drones hitting the enterprise and consumer market regularly. While the focus has been primarily on how drones can be used to enhance enterprise applications — everything from Public Safety applications, to military deployments, hydro and telecom infrastructure inspections, and even to agriculture — there...

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Canada’s $1.6 billion bet on IDEaS, innovation, and the future of intelligence

Canada’s $1.6 billion bet on IDEaS, innovation, and the future of intelligence

on 4:01 pm in Featured Slider, Innovation, June/July 2018, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

All good things start with the seed of an idea. And of course, in the words of Thomas Edison: “To have a great idea, have a lot of them.” Personally, my issue was never coming up with ideas; the hard part is everything that comes after the idea: building, improving, and eventually – after a lot of sweat and...

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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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Defence technology is well positioned to deliver in disaster relief

Defence technology is well positioned to deliver in disaster relief

on 4:55 pm in Featured Slider, Innovation, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

In 2010, I was building components for large camouflage netting and shelter systems for the U.S. Department of Defense in the Dominican Republic. We also had an active partnership with a French company called Musthane, which made collapsible water bladders to contain clean water, primarily sold for global defence requirements. At 16:53 on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010, neighbouring Haiti...

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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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