Imraan Bashir is Partner and National Public Sector Cyber Lead at KPMG in Canada. Prior to joining KPMG, Imraan directed the policy, strategy, implementation, and oversight of Government of Canada enterprise-wide cyber initiatives, including leadership of key programs such as cloud security and digital identity. Imraan was named one of the world’s top 100 most Read More…
ChatGPT – Are there Security Concerns?
ChatGPT has taken the world by storm. But are there security concerns? And if so, what can be done to address them? In this article Scott Burns provides an explanation of ChatGPT and discusses these issues.
The Importance of Biometric Data Sharing in Counter-Terrorism Capability Development
This article explores the NATO Automated Biometric Identification System and the importance of biometric data in preventing emerging threats.
A Deeper Look at the Canadian AI Talent Brain Drain
While Canada’s AI startups face increased competition from foreign scale-ups and BigTech in the enterprise market, the general lack of data readiness among enterprise customers compounds the weakness of Canadian tech entrepreneurs vis-à-vis larger international players.
Is TikTok The Next Huawei? Why Some See a Video-Sharing App as a Threat to National Security
TikTok has been banned in India and the United States may follow suit. In his new article, Alex Johnson examines the TikTok controversy and assesses the app’s potential to compromise national security.
The Other Pandemic: How COVID-19 Created a Global Spike in Cybercrime
In his new article, Alex Johnson examines the global increase in cybercrime due to COVID-19 and how various international actors have responded to this “other pandemic.”
More Than Meets The Eye: Deepfake Technology and the Erosion of Public Trust
Tiffany Kwok takes a look at the increasingly sophisticated deepfake technology, and explores the implications of its ease of access.
A Glimpse into Locked Shields 2019
In order to stay relevant and effective, international organizations and alliances must adapt to present-day challenges. While an organization’s broad mandate and purpose will generally stay the same over time, its objectives and instruments are often revised due to the constantly changing state of international relations. A recent development that has substantially altered global affairs Read More…
Why Cyberwar Confounds International Law — Part III: Digital Shrapnel
In the final article of a three part series, we explore what norms govern cyber attacks, retaliatory or otherwise, within the realm of international conflict.
Canada’s Cyber Security: A Discussion with Public Safety Canada
Experts from Public Safety Canada answer Program Editor Amaliah Reiskind’s questions on the current cyber security landscape and the establishment of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security.