2014 issue 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY JONATHAN CALOF

Following in the steps of retired General Clive Addy, who steered this magazine throughout its first nine formative years, Jonathan Calof sets out his plan for changes at the helm of FrontLine Security.

Is it Really necessary?
BY MICHEL JUNEAU-KATSUYA

An effective security program hinges on your employees and security culture.

Cyber Security
BY ERROL P MENDES

Studies show many corporate boardrooms either ignore, or are oblivious to the risks of cyber-security breaches.

BY ROBERT MASSE

Despite all available security precautions, it’s just a matter of time before a breach happens – and when it does, the fallout is significant.

BY JON RAMSEY

Raising awareness and instilling a sense of shared responsibility for protecting vital information assets is critical to security.

Current and Former Employees
BY BRIAN O’SHEA

This case study highlights how easy it is to become a victim of aggressive competitive intelligence collection.

BY MARTIN VERREAULT

Platforms that facilitate non-technical web administrators have created opportunities for cyber-criminals to expand operations.

BY GREG KUMPARAK

Here’s one that might be new for you: scammers are now trying to exploit your “missed call” screen.

MPs Called to Speak Out Now
BY THE MOUNTED POLICE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CANADA

Regulations now being drafted would see RCMP members having fewer rights than other citizens when charged with crimes.

BY NICOLA DAVIES

The mind is a powerful training tool for those working in crisis response. Repetitive training creates the ‘muscle memory’ essential for the automatic responses required in high pressure situations to carry out motions flawlessly, expeditiously and, ultimately, unconsciously.

Why One Veteran Firefighter is Being Targeted By His Union
BY JACQUELINE CHARTIER

Firefighters in Ontario face-off with their unions in a moral conundrum that places the ethos of ‘Selfless Service’ at risk. Which side will the politicians favour this time around?

An Intercontinental Gateway
BY TIM LYNCH

Logistics governing the movement of containers around the globe serve one purpose – time to market.

One Last Thing
BY SCOTT NEWARK

The importance of recognizing and understanding threats that have multiple applications.