2006 issue 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

I am very pleased to launch FRONTLINE SECURITY in the wake of the change in our national Government.

Interview: Julian Fantino
BY CLIVE ADDY

The Commissioner of Emergency Management in Ontario is responsible for providing leadership to all facets of the government's emergency management programs, including the provision of expert advice and guidance to the Premier and Cabinet on policy, procedures and legislation for provincial emergencies and other crises.

BY PETER AVIS

Let's examine what strategy means in the context of modern, integrated government activity.

BY JOE VARNER

In the aftermath of this past summer's July 7th Al Qaeda terrorist attacks in London , Canada must move rapidly to adopt an integrated counter-terrorism strategy before it is too late.

BY SCOTT NEWARK

The Canadian Border Services Agency's (CBSA) Marine Enforcement Unit, responsible for all of Nova Scotia and our busiest Atlantic seaport, doesn't have a boat. It also has to get special permission to search a ship, because getting a team out there takes extra time... and money.

Government can't do it alone
BY RICHARD COHEN

Industry shoulders much responsibility for the security of our infrastructure.

BY LOUIS GAGNON

Urban transit systems, by their very nature, are high priority targets for terrorists.

BY RODGER B. SLOAN

While the risk of a CBRN attack is small, the consequences of such an attack are enormous: the public's perception of personal security, and the costs associated with detection, identification, treatment and cleanup ensures that this risk must be mitigated by preparation.

Protecting our Enforcers; the complexities of personal protection.

BY HAROLD STOCKER and INGAR MOEN

A number of Neuroimaging applications have been identified as being of particular interest to the national security sectors.

BY JOHN WEIGELT

Cyber crime is an asymmetrical threat that requires defenders to have the right tools and a greater ability to collaborate across traditional boundaries.