A Canadian immigrant born in Kuwait, Touraj made Montréal his permanent home in 2012, where he obtained a B.A. in Political Science (2017) at Concordia. He is continuing his education by pursuing a M.A. at Sciences Po Paris and will graduate July 2020. Touraj presently serves the NAOC as a returning Policy Analyst and is responsible for the Cyber Security and Information Warfare program. He is the former Editor of the NATO’s International Arc of Crisis section and simultaneously served as a Project Manager and Event Coordinator. Touraj was also a Director at the Canadian Center for Strategic Studies (CCSS) where he concurrently served as one of the Editors in Chief. Previously, he was also a Project Manager for the Canadian Turkish Business Council. He can be contacted at touraj.riazi@natoassociation.ca
Centre For Disinformation Studies Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Touraj Riazi

Event Intelligence, AI & Canada: Interview with Andy Ellis

Touraj Riazi had the privilege of interviewing Andy Ellis, current VP of Corporate Strategy at EVNTL. We discussed EVNTL, its use of AI and the implications. Andy Ellis was formerly the Assistant Director of Operations at the Canadian Security and Intelligence Services.

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Touraj Riazi

Know The CCDCOE: Interview with Director Col. Jaak Tarien

Touraj Riazi had the privilege of interviewing Col. Jaak Tarien, Director of NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE). The interview concentrates on the functions of the CCDCOE and how they enhance the Alliance’s cybersecurity. Canada is currently in the process of joining the CCDCOE.