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MGen Allen speaks about Cyber at the Defence Women’s Advisory Organization

– The presentation provided information about the budding field of Cyber Security and Operations. MGen Allen discussed her personal experience of working in cyber security, including possible threats in today’s world and strategies on how to defend against them.

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Cybersecurity workshop underlines the importance of integrated effort

– The workshop aimed to increase the Army’s awareness of the Cyber Mission Assurance Program, which was created in 2017 with the realization that “business as usual” in the cyber domain is not an option.

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Cipher-Decipher: Kingston exhibit showcases the past, present and future of cryptology

– The exhibit, Cipher-Decipher was created by the Canada Science and Technology Museum in partnership with Canada’s national cryptologic agency, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE). It gives visitors the chance to crack the code of encryption and cyber security.

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International cyber defence exercise tests cyber protection teams

– Exercise CYBER SPARTAN II tested cyber incidence response, mission interaction, and established processes and tools.

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DND/CAF welcomes first cyber operators

– Cyber operators will conduct defensive cyber operations, and contribute to active cyber operations.

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Defence moves towards a digital world

– Organizations wanting to reduce their paper footprint can now look to DND and the CAF’s Electronic Image Management (EIM) Programme for guidance on how to legally digitize documents. The program is part of Defence’s strategy to embrace the digital world and meet the Government of Canada’s guidelines set out in Library and Archives Canada’s Digital …

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Cyber Security, a Shared Responsibility

–   A message from the Defence Chief Information Officer and the Director General Defence Security Did you pay attention this past summer when hackers leaked the identities of 32 million users from the notorious matchmaking website ‘Ashley Madison’? Hackers threatened to release personal information from customer records, including financial transactions, addresses, and explicit photographs. Did …

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Pilot course brings Security Community together

– Staying on top of the threats facing Canada and its allies requires an integrated solution to ensure the CAF is ready for whatever challenges lie ahead. To meet this challenge, a pilot Canadian Security Studies Course (CSSC) was held recently in Ottawa for 46 participants from 13 government departments and agencies. “This executive-style course is …

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Digital signatures and inter-departmental secure emails: New business capabilities for the Defence Team

– New enhancements to our encryption capability that allows users to properly safeguard sensitive information (up to Protected B) on the Defence Wide Area Network (DWAN), have made it possible for DND/CAF users to securely exchange Protected B information via email with their colleagues across government. Referred to as the Designated Public Key Infrastructure, or D-PKI, …

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Are you taking too many risks when it comes to Defence cyber security?

– A message from the Defence Chief Information Officer and the Departmental Security Officer. We live in a cyber world. The prevalence of social media, our dependence on electronic banking, and our hunger for instant information and messaging are all indicative of the increasingly important role that cyber-based technologies play in our daily lives. Canadians are …

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