2016 issue 4

TABLE OF CONTENTS

BY JONATHAN CALOF

There is a need to map out which groups and which people have the information, skills and techniques to contribute to a broad and integrative model of safety and security.

Interview: Dr Jim Anderson

With a mandate to protect the protectors from biological warfare, Dr Jim Anderson heads the Biological Warfare Threat Medical Countermeasures project at National Defence.

PAUL ROMEO

Ensure that new designs or reno plans conform to the highest ­environmental and health standards, and incorporates realistic simulation trainers.

BY K. JOHN MORROW Jr

A new method of modifying DNA appears poised to have a big impact on bio medicine, will it be used for good or ill?

BY GREG RICHARDS, MBA, Ph.D, FCMC

Many organizations are keenly interested in deriving value from the massive amounts of data currently available, and lw enforcement ­organizations are starting to partner with educational institutions for analyzing data.

BY JONATHAN CALOF

FrontLine looks at the research and input that went into the creation, by the Ottawa Police, of the Strategic Operations Centre, which went operational in October 2016.

BY JONATHAN CALOF

To understand how analytics can impact the frontline officer, FrontLine talks to three officers from the Ottawa Police Service: ­Constables Lana Cameron and Ian Matyas, and Detective Jean-Luc Bonin.

Closing the Public Safety and Security Technology Gap
BY FRONTLINE STAFF

Responders need timelier mission-critical information to decrease response times and predict and mitigate threats. We look at one new system designed to do just that.

BY GREG FYFFE

Cyber challenges in Canada and the U.S. focus on critical infrastructure vulnerability, particularly power, telecoms and finance.

Into the Cyber Breach Go the U.S. Government Regulators
BY JAMES NORRIE and STEPHANIE NESBITT

Call to Action: U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s regulatory reach and actions should be of global concern to all cyber security professionals.

One Last Thing
BY SCOTT NEWARK

The independence of a parliamentary review committee presents a real opportunity to improve the process of national security.