2008 issue 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

Our Spring issue on Terrorism and Critical Infrastructure Protection ­generated much interest and comment.

Critical Infrastructure Security
BY DR SHAHRZAD RAHBAR

Despite steps to protect against threats, there's still room for improvement in communication between government and private sector owners/operators, and clearer understanding of critical infrastructure interdependencies.

BY TYSON MACAULAY

Assessing risks to our Interdependent Critical Infrastructures.

BY WAYNE L. PICKERING and PETER JOHNSTON

Disruption of CI would have a serious impact on our well-being.

BY PETER HOLT

Mass transit systems are the lifeblood of our cities. To guard against widespread disruption, as well as to mitigate the effects of disasters when they strike, requires a well-designed and resilient Command and Control system.

Jim Facette
BY CLIVE ADDY

Crime and smuggling present serious security challenges at our airports.

BY ERNEST MACGILLIVRAY

New Brunswick experienced its worst flood in 35 years this spring. The province has become a leader in emergency management, particularly areas of public emergency policy: critical infrastructure protection; and the use of IT for security.

Supt Michel Aubin
BY CLIVE ADDY

Recent drug seizures from Canada indicate drug export remains a thriving trade. Acting RCMP Director General in charge of Drugs and Organized Crime discusses the situation with FrontLine's Executive Editor, Clive Addy.

For the good of all, it is time to adapt!
BY ALAN BURKE

The impacts of climate change could be devastating.

BY STEVEN DE LISI

Firefighters will often be on-scene long before the hazmat team.

Versatile facilities for disaster ops.

BY PETER AVIS

Formulating and implementing good governance for security.

One Last Thing
BY SCOTT NEWARK

Canada lacks a strategy to secure CI.