Recent multilateral efforts bring international law into cyberspace.
Disinformation and Social Media: A Mutually Reinforcing and Iconic Duo
Since social media is the most prominent medium for disinformation campaigns aimed at Western audiences, Thomas Turmel examines the reasons behind this conscious choice made by foreign actors that reaches Canadians right in their homes.
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.
Chokehold on Internet Freedom: State-Run Cyberspace in Russia and China
The vastness of cyberspace and speed of information transfer make it a novel frontier ripe for trial and error. The trend of nations turning towards state-run cyberspace policy is up for discussion after Russia’s expedited approval of the ‘Runet’ law, or sovereign internet bill.
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…
An Exploration into the Growth of Russian Cyber Warfare
Seeing Russia’s growing influence within cyber space, Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview of the threats NATO may have to face in the near future.
How to DIY a Free (or Cheaper) “Degree” in IR, Part 3: Conflict and Other Thematic Concentrations
This is the third installment of an ongoing series on creating a DIY IR “degree” through free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and academic resources. Building on the foundational materials in Part 1 and the regional concentrations in Part 2, this part will suggest thematic concentrations in particularly salient issues in international relations. War Read More…
The EU-US Privacy Shield: What You Need To Know About Data Transfers
Eimi Harris analyzes the politics of data transfers across the Atlantic Ocean and how the EU-US Privacy Shield will impact private information.
The Encryption Debate: Shifting Stances on Backdoor Policies
Eimi Harris examines new rhetoric in the public-private encryption debate and what that may mean for your security.
How the Internet was Won, and then lost again under TPP
As part of the NATO Association of Canada’s series of articles about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Ian Goertz explores how the landmark deal will affect Internet rights, including copyright, privacy and security.