2009 issue 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

We are pleased that the federal government has awakened to the seriousness and broad scope of Cyber Security threats and is preparing a policy on this matter.

Commissioner Bud Mercer
Vancouver 2010
BY CLIVE ADDY

Assistant Commissioner Bud Mercer, Chief Operating Officer of the Vancouver 2010 Integrated Security Unit, has an enormous task to prepare security for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

BY ANDRÉ FECTEAU

Vancouver's emergency teams will have to be ready for anything. Dr Jack Taunton, chief medical officer for VANOC, is mandated with the challenge preventing the event from disrupting the daily medical service of Vancouverites.

BY JACQUES BRUNELLE

Uniformed volunteers contribute to the security of major Canadian airports.

BY FRONTLINE STAFF

The Red Cross Disaster Management Team immediately swung into action.

BY VINCE DUNN

Two important size-up strategies for directing a fire operation.

BY EDWARD VINCIGUERRA

Public transportation systems are potential targets for terrorist attack. Simulation aids dispersion assessment.

BY ANGELA GENDRON

The term Islamo-fascism has come to denote intolerant if not fanatical actions and behaviour. The reluctance of mainstream Muslims to condemn these activities and behaviour may stem from ambiguities and divisions within Islam.

BY PETER AVIS

This vast, continent-wide network of land, sea, air, and cybernetic interconnections weaves through each pillar of our democracy. From a national security perspective, the gateway and corridor system of systems is a purely strategic notion.

2007/2008 What a Difference a Year and a UDI Makes

Mitrovica is a thorn in the side of both the newly sovereign Kosovo Assembly and the international community.

BY FRONTLINE STAFF

Managing risk in today's new world of cyber crime.

BY DAVID GEWIRTZ

It's not what you know, or even who you know, it's who knows you.

One Last Thing
BY SCOTT NEWARK

It could get us killed one day.