Technology

Game Changer: Mohsen Mohammadi, University of New Brunswick

Game Changer: Mohsen Mohammadi, University of New Brunswick

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We are excited to announce Vanguard’s latest Game Changer, Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi. As the Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick and also the Director of newly launched Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, Dr. Mohammadi is responsible for training the next generation of engineers, researchers, and designers for the marine sector with the vision...

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Dashboard: Revealing facts about Data Breach in Canada and the world

Dashboard: Revealing facts about Data Breach in Canada and the world

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A data breach, as defined by the Ponemon Institute, occurs when an individual’s name, medical or financial record is potentially put at risk in either electronic or paper format in a malicious or criminal attack, system glitch or human error. In this Vanguard’s Dashboard, we focus on Data Breach from records breached to the root causes of data breaches...

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Lockheed Martin invests in four companies as part of its ITB obligations

Lockheed Martin invests in four companies as part of its ITB obligations

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Through its Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) obligations, Lockheed Martin is investing in four SMEs in Canada. The news was announced today in Ottawa by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, at CANSEC, Canada’s premier defence and security trade show. “The investments that result from the Government of Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy...

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Marine and defence industries to benefit from new 3D printing centre

Marine and defence industries to benefit from new 3D printing centre

on 4:00 pm in Development, Featured Slider, Innovation, Naval, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

Last Thursday, May 25th marked a momentous day for the marine and defence industries in Canada. It was on this day that Canada’s first research centre for 3D printing for these industries was launched. Named the Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, this new centre is located on the campus of the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and...

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EP 52: AI to model brains and Commissioner Hutchinson’s vision of the Coast Guard

EP 52: AI to model brains and Commissioner Hutchinson’s vision of the Coast Guard

on 6:26 pm in Defence budget, Defense, Featured Slider, Naval, Podcast, Recent Posts, Technology, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the delay in Canada’s new defence policy, also he touches on a new military research program that aims to model artificially intelligent systems after the brains of living creatures and shares a snippet of an interview that he did with Commissioner Hutchinson of the Canadian Coast Guard. Show Notes:...

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I WannaCry

I WannaCry

on 5:37 pm in Cyber, Featured Slider, IT, Recent Posts, Security, Technology | 0 comments

By Eric Jacksch Cybersecurity professionals have sounded the alarm for years, and they are again being proven right. When government agencies secretly find security vulnerabilities and develop exploits, they put everyone at risk. Over the past week, the WannaCry ransomware worm exploded across 74 countries, infecting businesses, hospitals, universities, and many others. The worm encrypts files and demands the...

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An Opening for Canada to Support Emerging Technology Commercialization

An Opening for Canada to Support Emerging Technology Commercialization

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By Louis Ross In Canada, it appears that there is not a well thought out strategy to support emerging technology development and commercialization. What we have is a piecemeal plan with missing links to transition new technology from the R&D stage to commercialization. Additionally, there is a shortage of experienced, “internationalised” management that is needed to lead tech companies to...

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Putting the Human Back in Human Performance Enhancement

Putting the Human Back in Human Performance Enhancement

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By Stéfanie von Hlatky and H. Christian Breede The idea that technology is advancing quickly is at once an understatement and cliché. However, it also happens to be true. Books, articles, lectures, policies and speeches for decades have made reference to the rapid pace of technological innovation. Concepts like accelerators, disruptors, ingenuity gaps and complexity have been used to...

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Developing the Super Soldier

Developing the Super Soldier

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Maintaining a competitive advantage on the battlefield not only requires sound military strategy and weaponry, but also a consistently high degree of performance by soldiers, who are increasingly operating in multidimensional roles. In getting to that point, leaders within the defence sector are looking to develop super soldiers – individuals who can adapt quickly to the changing dynamics of...

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EP 50: The major challenges of body-worn cameras

EP 50: The major challenges of body-worn cameras

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In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about body-worn camera technology and the benefits and challenges of it. Also, he shares the latest Vanguard’s Game Changers that will be published in the Apr/May issue. Show Notes Body-worn Cameras Over the recent months and years, we have seen incidents of the use of force by law enforcement officers triggering a public outcry...

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