WRITERS

(2017,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Expanding pre-border clearance in Canada and the United States was among the highest priority initiatives contained in the Beyond the Border (BTB) Agreement. The details of how it would be implemented were not completed until recently.

(2016,
issue 4)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

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

(2016,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

After years of talk but little action, the first challenge will be to find ways to maximize domain awareness of the Arctic.

(2016,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

The new Government’s consultative decision making processes is highlighting a lack of progress in many areas. This article provides a quick synopsis on some border security issues that require immediate attention.

(2016,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

As the world rapidly gets more and more complicated, having a clear set of inter-agency protocols with an independent compliance assurance mechanism is a good idea. A targeted review can serve as a vehicle to effectively identify legislative, policy or funding obstacles to desired operational abilities.

(2016,
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

The conduct of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Canadian Security Establishment (CSE), and the effectiveness of the independent review agencies overseeing them, was front and centre in the news last week, and that's a good thing. Scott Newark puts context to the issues.

(2015,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

The ‘security’ and ‘public safety’ sectors differ in some ways and overlap in others. Synergies can be magnified to create an integrated national security strategy.

(2015,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Contrary to some of the criticisms levelled against it, C-51 does contain a number of internal ‘checks and balances’ which are intended to prevent abuse by government.

(2014,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

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

(2014,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

The case for Intelligence-led Enforcement, particularly in matters of border security.

(2014,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Continued revelations of cyber hacking, cyber attacking, cyber vulnerabilities or new cyber surveillance schemes undermine our dependence on such technologies.

(2013,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

In assessing the economics of law enforcement and budget cuts, it is imperative to ask the right questions to avoid getting the answers wrong, thus jeopardizing security.

(2013,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

The threat comes from people who hold extremist and unyielding beliefs that their version of Islam calls for the submission of the world to its dictates and that killing those who oppose or resist is obligatory. We must never lose sight of this basic truth.

(2013,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Getting it right in border security is essential to reduce criminal activity and improve public safety.

(2013,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

An exclusive FrontLine Security interview with Jean Pierre Fortin, National ­President of the CIU. A frank discussion of improvements and serious areas that still require effort.

(2012,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

One Last Thing: the right, the wrong, and the required (visible accountability).

(2012,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

It's more than Gadgets and Gizmos. Not deploying key new technologies means we are not keeping our citizens as secure as we should be.

(2012,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

When it comes to security related matters, co-ordination of activities is an essential element of success.

(2011,
issue 4)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

What is most compelling about the Canada-U.S. Border Agreement?

(2011,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Can we recognize the degree of vulnerability at stake in cyber infrastructure?

(2011,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Case for a National Security Coordinator.

(2010,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Reflecting on the Omar Khadr case.

(2010,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

This issue of FrontLine Security provides a fascinating look into the full spectrum of financial issues in the security and crime investigation worlds.

(2009,
issue 4)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Surveillance has always been with us. What's changed are the tactics, technologies and targets we use to identify those who may be up to no good. The use of surveillance technologies and techniques is at the core of safety and security strategies as never before.

(2009,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

There appears to be a resolve to implement real improvements to immigration screening that will prioritize Canadian security. Stay tuned because sensible reforms, long overdue, are coming.

(2009,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Exactly who is getting into Canada and how they get to stay has been in the news recently and for good reason.

(2009,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

It could get us killed one day.

(2008,
issue 4)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

FrontLine's Scott Newark comments on the state of current progress on border security in Canada.

(2008,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

With the assistance of some friends and working associates, we have assembled a collection of international and domestic experts with first hand operational experience in the full spectrum of cyber security issues. And what a spectrum it is.

(2008,
issue 2)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Canada lacks a strategy to secure CI.

(2008,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Insights and assessments brought forward at the latest conference.

(2007,
issue 4)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Modern maritime security is not just about guarding coastlines.

(2007,
issue 3)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

Actions north of the 49th Parallel impact security to the south.

(2006,
issue 4)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

It's time to use it.

(2006,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

The Canadian Border Services Agency's (CBSA) Marine Enforcement Unit, responsible for all of Nova Scotia and our busiest Atlantic seaport, doesn't have a boat. It also has to get special permission to search a ship, because getting a team out there takes extra time... and money.