The NAOC’s Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Program features an in-depth analysis of latest trends, developments, and threats in international security. New security concerns are always on the horizon and our program seeks to examine these domains including global warming, natural resources, drones, urban conflicts, and cyberspace. 

The program’s mandate is to keep Canadians informed on these rapidly developing and increasingly pivotal realms that are integral to all aspects of security.  

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats

Special Report – Trump’s NATO Legacy: What Does It Mean for Joe Biden?

In this special report, NAOC Senior Editor, Justin Dell, provides a dispassionate analysis of Donald Trump’s legacy for NATO by setting it against the backdrop of the wider historical context of American domestic politics. He explores its implications for Joe Biden’s relationship with the alliance.

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Ethan Schwartz

The Hidden Costs of Cotton: Charting a Path Towards a More Sustainable Future

Cotton is one of the most contentious crops in the world due to its environmental and Human Rights implications. This article seeks to qualify the state of cotton’s negative impact in 2020 while demonstrating a path towards a more sustainable cotton industry.

China cyber security Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Emilio Angeles

A China Strategy Begins at Home: Foreign Interference Legislation in Canada

An effective China strategy should defend residents and Canadian citizens in Canada without inciting further ethnic and racial tensions. In the article, foreign interference legislation is explored as one policy option to accomplish these goals.

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Emilio Angeles

Documentary Review: Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma”

Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” perpetuates exactly what it aims to prevent. In this article, Emilio finds that the film provides a good overview of the societal challenges caused by social media but has glaring flaws that prevent it from reaching wider audiences.