Tag Archives: CSE

Mark Collins – “The Cyber Challenge: Final Summary Highlights from the CASIS 2016 Annual Symposium” Sept. 26

21 Nov

Further to this post, the document is here, “Table of Contents” at p. 5 PDF. The symposium is noted by the Globe and Mail at the latter half of this post: Can Canada Reach a Real Cyber …

Source: Mark Collins – “The Cyber Challenge: Final Summary Highlights from the CASIS 2016 Annual Symposium” Sept. 26

Mark Collins – Under PM’s Thumb: Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

6 Oct

Further to this post, Under His Thumb? Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee The prime minister’s thumb it appears… it looks like the Library of Parliament agrees wi…

Source: Mark Collins – Under PM’s Thumb: Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

Mark Collins – Quantum Computing Coming: Canadian SIGINT Chief Warns of Threat to Encryption

26 Sep

Looks like Moore’s Law will be massively re-asserted: Quantum computing will cripple encryption methods within decade, spy agency chief warns The head of Canada’s electronic spy agency warned…

Source: Mark Collins – Quantum Computing Coming: Canadian SIGINT Chief Warns of Threat to Encryption

Mark Collins – “Canada’s Security & Intelligence Community after 9/11: Key Challenges and Conundrums”

19 Sep

A paper very much worth the read by Prof. Craig Forcese of the University of Ottawa–it includes an interesting discussion of CSIS’ legislatively clarified and expanded mandate to operat…

Source: Mark Collins – “Canada’s Security & Intelligence Community after 9/11: Key Challenges and Conundrums”

Mark Collins – “A Peek into French Signals Intelligence”–with a Canada/CSE Angle

16 Sep

Very interesting, will our media notice what’s at 2.? France’s former top SIGINT spy confirms an advanced persistent threat and muses about a merger with German intelligence [the foreign inte…

Source: Mark Collins – “A Peek into French Signals Intelligence”–with a Canada/CSE Angle

Mark Collins – Talk at Ottawa, Sept. 13: “China’s Rising Cyber Power: Assessing the Implications”

25 Aug

An e-mail received from SecDev: The Canadian International Council (CIC [website here]) National Capital Branch, Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS [see end of the po…

Source: Mark Collins – Talk at Ottawa, Sept. 13: “China’s Rising Cyber Power: Assessing the Implications”

Mark Collins – Canada: “Time to get serious about cyber security”

23 Aug

A theme I have been stressing for quite some time–further to these posts, Time For Canadian Government to Get Really Cyber Serious–But It’s Not Offensive Cyber Capability for Canadian Forces?…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada: “Time to get serious about cyber security”

Mark Collins – Offensive Cyber Capability for Canadian Forces? Is the New Government Cyber Serious?

23 Jun

Further to these posts, Canadian Forces Trying to Come to Grips With Cyber (plus government as a whole) US Cyber: Defence and Now Offence? Pentagon’s Cyber Strategy Names Threat Countries, Threaten…

Source: Mark Collins – Offensive Cyber Capability for Canadian Forces? Is the New Government Cyber Serious?