FrontLine Safety & Security 2018: ISSUE 1

Cyber security has become an international obsession for good reason. But, there are other types of security breaches. In fact, it’s been argued that insider threats are an even bigger potential risk than external cyber attacks.

Few Canadians know about the relationship between the Canadian Armed Forces and Customs, now called the Canada Border Services Agency.

Now, more than ever before, the world looks to innovation as a way forward. In this innovation mission, FrontLine aligns with the goals of government, industry, academia, and the armed forces – to make this a safer, more secure, and more efficient world.

When disaster overwhelms a Canadian community’s medical resources, a federal program called the National Emergency Strategic Stockpile (NESS) delivers fast relief. 

As we increasingly rely on automated systems and mobile communications in government, industry and our critical infrastructure, we have become more vulnerable because the sector dedicated to hacking into it is growing apace.

Hybrid warfare includes lawfare and is becoming a pressing area in need of strategic thinking and planning with a focus on the interconnectedness of threats.

Effective police training solutions rely on replicating the tactical challenges of response and the importance of informed decision-making strategies. Innovative simulation technologies provide the most advanced training possible.

Being exposed to ­traumatic situations almost daily, increases the prevalence of mental health issues and associated sleep disorders for those on the front line.

If there was no more power or cyber connectivity, this entire infrastructure would collapse, with no backup to restore life as we know it today. Our salient experiences underscore the urgency of securing our critical infrastructure.

Bringing global Aerospace, Defence, Security, Energy and Mining sectors together to create investment and growth opportunities.

The recent collapse of negotiations between the Government of Canada and lawyers for suspected terrorist Abousfian Abdelrazik, highlights the urgency with which Canada needs to develop an effective strategy to clarify how its national security enforcement and intelligence officials deal with foreign governments relating to Canadians, or persons linked to Canada, who are involved in terrorism-related investigations.