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…
The Importance of Cyber Security Vigilance: The Experience of Ukraine
The Russian invasion of Ukraine passed its one-year anniversary on February 24th this year, without a clear end to the war in sight. Russia has gained and lost territory, while Ukraine holds Kyiv and is stubbournly defending Bakhmut with the aid of foreign arms and funding. This situation is reminiscent of the conventional wars of the 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 Geopolitics of Network Hegemony
The digital front of modern warfare and Great Power conflict increasingly occupies the minds of American and Chinese leaders. In this article, Touraj Riazi looks at the infrastructure that undergirds the digital world and how vital it is to the Chinese and American quest for “Network Hegemony.”
Zero Trust Networks: A New Normal for Cybersecurity?
What is Zero Trust in cybersecurity, and what are the reasons for the Biden administration’s push towards a Zero Trust architecture? In this article, Bryan Roh explains some of the reasons why the Zero Trust security model is gaining momentum in both the public and private sectors.
The Colonial Pipeline Cyber-Attack: A Warning for Canada
In early May, Canadians watched in bemusement as images started to appear online of cars stretching for blocks, as fear rose over the possible shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline in the eastern U.S and a potential gas shortage. Then, word started to spread that the shortage was due to Russian hackers, and, at least for Read More…
The Need for Secure AI Design Frameworks and AI Model Security
AI technologies are becoming widely adopted in industries across the globe for their potential to revolutionize how organizations engage in business. For example, a report published in late 2020 by McKinsey suggests that organizations are increasingly viewing AI as a tool to generate value, and that the COVID-19 pandemic has further spurred business leaders to Read More…
The Asia-Pacific Mulls Over 5G National Security Concerns
In this article, Bryan Roh analyzes how countries in the Asia-Pacific have approached Huawei’s role in building next-generation wireless networks.
Open Source Software Can Play a Key Role in NATO’s Cyber Defences
In this article by Bryan Roh, the NATO origins behind an open source software called MISP and the reasons behind its worldwide success are explained.
The World in a State of Cyber Warfare
Sarah Nebbal explores the future of cyber warfare and its implications for NATO.