Tag Archives: CSE

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?

Mark Collins – Under His Thumb? Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

17 Jun

The prime minister’s thumb it appears, with a committee much modeled on the British equivalent. No doubt in the hope of reassuring nervous Five Eyes SIGINT allies and, more broadly, those for…

Source: Mark Collins – Under His Thumb? Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

Mark Collins – Time For Canadian Government to Get Really Cyber Serious–But It’s Not

25 May

Further to this post, a telling piece at Vanguard magazine-the new government even worse than its predecessor: Canada’s cyber security deficit The Canadian government, businesses, and individuals h…

Source: Mark Collins – Time For Canadian Government to Get Really Cyber Serious–But It’s Not

Mark Collins – Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies: Cyber Symposium, Ottawa, Sept. 23

20 May

The agenda is here, registration here; Greta Bossenmaier, Chief, Communications Security Establishment, will be the keynote speaker. CASIS’ website is here. Oodles more here on cyber, some st…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies: Cyber Symposium, Ottawa, Sept. 23

Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter

18 May

Canada’s CSE for its part was pretty active in Afghanistan, and almost certainly now in Iraq, on an obviously much smaller scale than the NSA: Inside the government’s secret NSA program…

Source: Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter