2008 issue 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

Our main theme for this edition is on Critical Infrastructure Protection.

History reminds us that the advent of freedom is regularly confronted by campaigns of terror. Let's examine some current terrorist trends and relate them to our own counter-terrorism strategy in the War on Terror.

BY SCOTT NEWARK

Insights and assessments brought forward at the latest conference.

Do Government and Critial Infrastructure Sectors Communicate?
BY STUART BRINDLEY

The ability to share information quickly with the right people is an essential tool that is absolutely critical when responding to emergencies. Do Government and Critical Infrastructure sectors communicate?

BY DAVE McMAHON

Public and private sector executives are being targeted by organized crime and hostile intelligence agencies using phishing tactics. The annual cost of foreign-launched cyber-attacks against Canada ?currently rivals our entire defence budget.

BY GIULIO MAFFINI

Critical Infrastructure are intertwined with, and highly reliant upon, shared energy and communications grids. The failure of a component in one silo can cause a cascading failure in another silo.

BY THOMAS QUIGGIN

Complete situational awareness allows more rapid reaction.

BY DOUG HARRISON

Existing Emergency Standards were far from being complete.

AComm Bud Mercer
BY J.K.M. BAMBI

V2010 Olympic Integrated Security. All eyes will be on Canada including for the safety of the Olympic Games.

Ward Elcock
BY CLIVE ADDY

Coordinator for 2010 Olympic and G8.

BY TIM LYNCH

Current public debates involve IP rights in the defence industries. Security talks on this new challenge.

Al Qaeda Has a New Weapon of Choice
BY JOE VARNER

Is Baitullah Mehsud, the man most believed to have assassinated former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Al Qaeda’s next ­Master Assassin?