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James Castle

President & Director, Cyber Defense and Unmanned Vehicles at Terranova Defense Solutions

Kitchener, Canada

James Castle is the President & Director, Cyber Defense and Unmanned Vehicles, Terranova Defense SolutionsTM, the defense lead organization for the TCU Alliance, a professional cyber defense service agency. We provide Quantum Proof Cyber Security Bi-Symmetric Encryption Software and Consultation to the Government, Military, and NATO Alliances. Terranova Defense Solutions additionally specializes in the manufacturing of Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) for Search & Rescue and the Military, in building Canadian-based technologies for commercial and defense industries for manned and unmanned vehicles with involvement from Canadian universities and community-based companies, and our global partnerships in Canada, United States, and United Kingdom. Terranova Defense Solutions is elected as one of Canada’s Top 75 Defense Companies of 2020 by the Canadian Defense Review Magazine.

James Castle has recently been accepted to take his Doctor of Science, Cybersecurity Leadership and is the Canadian Ambassador for Drone Think Do (International Brussels EU District Based “Think Tank” to EU Commission and International Organizations). Representing over 30,000 high-profile tech companies and partners in over 64 countries globally and involved in supporting / initiating / co-developing smart cities related to sustainable and environmental projects. James Castle additionally is the CEO/President, ClimatopolisTM working in climate change and in saving our environment; and the Executive Director for GEMS-ERT: Search and Rescue in training and maritime services.

Terranova Defense SolutionsTM is the Canadian CMMC Centre of Excellence and James Castle sits on the Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC).

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Toronto, Canada
Speaking Topics: (1) Cyber Defense Systems (2) Post Quantum Data Security (3) Autonomous and Unmanned Systems; (4) Search and Rescue; (5) Emergency Management; (6) Cou

Speaking Fee $200

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Smart Cities Presentation with the European Digital Week 2020
December 16, 2020
Cyber Security Defense In-Depth
December 16, 2020

Featured Topics

Cyber Defense and Post Quantum Bi-Semmetric Encryption

The integrated cybersecurity solution proposed within will include external and internal communication encryption using Terranova Defense Solutions Bi-Symmetric Encryption software. Bi-Symmetric encryption is defined as a post-quantum encryption handshake protocol designed specifically for encrypting data transmitted via radio. as well as other forms of communications. The Cyber Security solution uses challenge and counter challenge codes to exchange public keys using private keys. This ensures listening parties will be unable to ascertain the contents of the encrypted data and/or to send unwanted commands designed to interrupt on-boards activities or systems.

Our Encryption Solutions are defined as a post-quantum encryption algorithm designed to encrypt and decrypt data transmitted via the Bi-Symmetric handshake. Our Encryption technologies are existing developed software algorithms. The solution is ideal for all unmanned as well as manned vehicle communication to prevent cyber-attacks from all computers, including supercomputers and upcoming quantum computers designed by our cyber defense division which is a group of Canadian companies working and developing the highest level of quantum encryption in the world today.

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Cyber Defense, Post Quantum Data Security, Unmanned & Manned Technologies, and International Search
Theatre: World
Media Experience: 15 years
Last Media Interview: 09/22/2020

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.07
Autonomous Vehicles 44.47
Big Data
Business Continuity 57.51
Business Strategy
Climate Change 46.99
Cloud 30.15
COVID19 32.10
Cybersecurity 37.60
Data Center
Design Thinking 30.10
Digital Disruption 30.19
Ecosystems 30.16
Emerging Technology 34.20
Entrepreneurship 30.17
Future of Work
Govtech 30.26
Health and Safety 31.12
Innovation 31.24
IoT 33.06
Leadership 31.98
Management 30.12
Mental Health 30.33
Open Innovation
Privacy 30.15
Public Relations
Quantum Computing 30.76
Renewable Energy
Risk Management 30.16
RPA 30.39
Sustainability 30.86
Smart Cities 39.72

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High Tech & Electronics
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29 Article/Blogs
April 5th is Quickly Approaching! Join the Cyber Security Global Meetup!!
March 29, 2021
Dear Friends, Colleagues and LinkedIn Viewers:

My name is James Castle, President, Terranova Defense Solutions, a corporate partner of the TCU Alliance and one of the hosts for the Cyber Security Global Meetup. I wanted to reach out to you today and remind you that we have a great lineup coming to you on our next Cyber Defense In-Depth Meetup on April 5th, 2021 starting at 7:00 PM EDT running for 2 hours, that you do not want to miss.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Privacy

Senate includes nearly $2 Billion in Cyber, Tech Funds to COVID-19 bill
March 11, 2021
After reading this Article published by the Author, Maggie Miller in The Hill on March 4th, 2021, I wanted to provide my insights on this article and I look forward to your opinions as well.

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Tags: Leadership, COVID19

Why Passwords are a Big Problem by Maria Catricala of Uzado, Follow-up Report by TCU Alliance Partners
March 08, 2021
Why Passwords are a big Problem | LinkedIn (Original Story by: Maria Catricala, Uzado)

This article is extremely important and provides important information we all need to take to heart. The article mentions password managers. They can be cumbersome to work with. Select your account, type in a password, then copy and paste into your login user interface. Corporations have to rely upon users using such devices. What if there was a way for corporations to easily provide a password manager directly into their software on behalf of each user?

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Business Continuity

George Abbey Junior, CEO of Strategic Space Services, Announced as CEO (USA Division), Terranova Defense Solutions in Houston, Texas
February 26, 2021
Dear Friends and Colleagues:

It is with great pleasure to share with you that Terranova Defense Solutions (Canada) has opened a new shared corporate office and alliance in Houston, Texas. I would like to officially welcome Mr. George Abbey Junior, CEO of Strategic Space Services LLC (S3), who will represent and coordinate Terranova Defense Solutions (Canada) interests in operations, services, technologies and bids through Terranova Defense Solutions (USA) through S3, for all US States and their territories. Abbey is located nearby NASA Johnson Space Center and at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base, also known as the Houston Spaceport in Houston, Texas.

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Tags: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Business Continuity

Why America would not survive a real first strike cyberattack today ~ The Hill
February 22, 2021
Dear Friends and Colleagues:

Today I read an article that I wanted to bring to you attention due to the relevence it has today that truly shows how vulnerable we are, or so you may think!!

Recently; Denise Willet, Director of Cybersecurity and Compliance Advisory Solutions at Abacode, put up a post of particular interest (originally posted by Mike Rogers), published by The Hill on February 22nd, 2021. In this article the author wrote: If a full on “turn the lights off” cyber war were to happen today, we would lose. Think about that. We would lose a cyber war.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Business Continuity

Official Press Release between Terranova Defense Solutions and Anthony's Aluminum Boats
February 21, 2021
Terranova Defense Solutions is pleased to announce the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement with Anthony’s Aluminum Boats located in Morgan City, Louisiana, United States. Through this Joint Venture, we will operate in both Canada and the United States to develop specialized vessels for a variety of applications.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Design Thinking, Emerging Technology

Cybersecurity Threats for Business and New Ransomware, by James Castle
February 17, 2021
Terranova Defense Solutions, a cyber defense company has been tracking some unusual web activity that is generating fake news websites and fake websites throughout the web since the attacks on SolarWinds and other organizations. These fake websites are designed to operate as a new ransomware, working against corporations of all sizes in the defense and private sectors alike.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Business Continuity

Quantum Proof Resiliency by Terranova Defense Solutions and the TCU Alliance
February 03, 2021
In the World over the last year, three quantum computers have been announced recently, the Chinese photonic computer called “Jiuzhang” which operates with an average of 46 qubits, but as high as 76 qubits. IQM’s announcement that they plan to start selling quantum computers towards the end of 2021, with a 50-qubit computer becoming available in 2024 and a Chinese start-up company Shenzhen SpinQ Technology plans to sell 2 qubit computers to schools and colleges.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Quantum Computing, Business Continuity

Climatopolis is Your Climate Crisis Innovation and Prevention Centre
January 18, 2021
My name is James Castle; I am a multi-entreprenuer, and in one of my corporations I am the CEO & President for the Climatoplis Corporation (for profit) and Climatopolis Canada (not-for-profit) and I would like to announce that we have two new directors and officers in our company and I would like to welcome:

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Tags: Innovation, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Climate Change

GEMS-ERT: Search and Rescue – Global Training Division
January 04, 2021
I would like to share with you an introduction audio blog prepared by our team for LinkedIn publication as an introduction of services of: GEMS-ERT: Search and Rescue, Global Training Division.

GEMS-ERT: SAR is fully operational as a Search and Rescue training company based in Waterloo Region, Canada, servicing a global delivery service.

Audio Recorded Time: 4m:32s

For more information about GEMS-ERT: SAR please check out our website

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Risk Management

Terranova Defense Solutions Introduces "TCU Alliance"​ in Quantum Resilience Encryption Technology and Cyber Defense Solutions
December 16, 2020
Terranova Defense Solutions, is a Corporate Exclusive Partner of the TCU Alliance; a newly formed corporate exclusive partnership of highly skilled cyber defense and quantum cyber resilience software experts, consisting of Terranova Defense Solutions, CEW Systems Canada and Uzado.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology

Terranova-Uzado Cyber Security Defense In-Depth Presentation Video DEC-07-2020
December 14, 2020
On December 07th, 2020; Terranova Defense Solutions and Uzado Compliance and Cyber Security presented Cyber Security Defense In-Depth a two-hour virtual video presentation on real cyber topics from cyber security companies with uniterrupted non-commercials and non-hidden sales.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Business Continuity

Terranova Defense Solutions Announces Intention to Enter the Five Levels of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) in 2021
December 14, 2020
Terranova Defense Solutions announces its intention to become CMMC Certified in Canada, being one of the many Canadian Defence Companies to join the requirements and to advocate the importance of the CMMC is Cyber Defense Solutions in the world today.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Business Continuity

Terranova Defense Solutions Review: ATASD Ice Rescue Hovercraft and Saving Lives with Technology
December 13, 2020
On Friday, December 11th, 2020 Terranova Defense Solutions, GEMS-ERT: Search and Rescue, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police SAR Team attended a hoverboat demonstration in Port Perry on Lake Skugog, hosted by Roman Korotin, ATASD, a Canadian-based engineering firm that has developed hovercraft that are available for purchase that can operate in rough waters and thin ice at most times of the year.

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Climate Change, Business Continuity

China Stakes Its Claim to Quantum Supremacy ~ by Wired!
December 04, 2020
~ My name is James Castle, President & Director, Cyber Defense and Strategic Partnerships, and I wanted to bring this special notice to my LinkedIn connections, readers, and viewers to review supercomputer technologies and to the cyber defense to that technology now available.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Quantum Computing

GEMS-ERT: Search & Rescue Goes Live!
November 28, 2020
GEMS-ERT: Search and Rescue is a Global Tech-Based Emergency Response Training Team and Organization located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada serving our Clients Globally. Currently serving all United Nations and NATO Allies and Countries globally. Federally incorporated GEMS-ERT: Global Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Response Team is a registered "Not-For-Profit" servicing Search and Rescue, Law Enforcement, First Responders and SAR-Tech companies globally.

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Health and Safety, RPA

Cyber Security Global Meetup, The Future of Cyber Defense
November 02, 2020
Today, Uzado Compliance and Cyber Security, and Terranova Defense Solutions have come together to give you a new monthly online platform that will be available on multiple social media connectors and channels to introduce "The Future of Cyber Defence and Cyber Security issues for Past, Present and Future" with a series of monthly meetups designed for educating attendees, building awareness and for understanding the digital era.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, COVID19

Rescue One by Terranova Defense Solutions, North American Operations
October 10, 2020
Terranova Defense Solutions provides Innovative, Unmanned Vehicle Technologies for Search & Rescue and Lifesaving Defensive Operations. With Our Network of Advanced Technology Partners, We Create Unmanned Vehicle Solutions for Government, Military and Private Organizations Globally.

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Innovation, Govtech

October 06, 2020
On behalf of the management of Terranova Defense Solutions, a proud corporate provider of GEMS-ERT: Global Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Response Team; and as President of both Terranova Defense Solutions and GEMS-ERT, I am pleased to release this official Press Release by GEMS-ERT: Global Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Response Team and their new training services division.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Autonomous Vehicles

GEMS-ERT: Global Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Response Team Re-Opens with North American SAR and UAV Training Divisions
September 29, 2020
Over the last 24-hours, I James Castle, was recently elected as the new President for GEMS-ERT Emergency Response Training; formerly known as GEMS-ERT: Global Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Response Team, a Canadian "Not-For-Profit" Corporation that was originally developed as a Medical and SAR Training and Active Response Team.

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Tags: Autonomous Vehicles, Entrepreneurship

Smart Technology and Autonomous - Unmanned Vehicles: The Need for Search and Rescue Technology for Environmental and Climate Change Disasters
September 10, 2020
On September 23rd to 25th, James Castle will be speaking at the European Digital Week 2020, International Conference on Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructure and Smart Buildings Digital Municipality Smart and Green Energy with over 350 speakers from over 75 countries at this years Virtual Event.

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Tags: Innovation, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities

Frontline Magazine Publishes Article: A Green New World
August 27, 2020
James Castle, CEO of Climatopolis Canada, is pleased to announce the current release of Frontline Safety & Security Magazine article on Climatopolis Canada.

Climatopolis is the Future of Smart Cities and Climate Change both in Canada and around the World. It is a true honour to participate with such an exception team of leaders in climate change and how we together can improve our environment and create a better place for our youth and for others and all the inhabitants of our Earth for generations to come.

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Tags: Sustainability, Climate Change, Smart Cities

PredictivEye is an Amazing AI Company that is Perfect for Mid-Sized Businesses Generating from $1M to $400M in Revenue
August 20, 2020
PredictivEye is an Amazing AI Company that is Perfect for Mid-Sized Businesses who Market Their Product

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Tags: AI, Digital Disruption

Canadian Defence Review, RCN Special Edition - Exclusive Article on James Castle, President, Terranova Defense Solutions
August 20, 2020
On August 20th, 2020; the Canadian Defence Review Magazine released in Volume 26, Issue 4's Royal Canadian Navy Special Edition, a monumental exclusive article that is an honour to read and see. Special mention would like to be given to the Terranova Defense Solutions Family and all the people involved, to make our vision and mandate a reality.

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Tags: Innovation, Sustainability, Autonomous Vehicles

Terranova Defense Solutions has been asked why the Dolphin One video is 13-minutes long? Our Video Explained!
August 11, 2020
On behalf of Terranova Defense Solutions and our video production team, and by overwhelming response to our new video, we have taken numerous questions on why we developed a 13-minute video, when video content should be a maximum of two minutes.

My name is James Castle, President of Terranova Defense Solutions and I wanted to personally explain to all our viewers about the reason behind this and why we focused on a longer video presentation.

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Tags: Health and Safety, Autonomous Vehicles, COVID19

Dolphin One - Full Instructional Training Video, Released on YouTube, by Terranova Defense Solutions
August 08, 2020
Terranova Defense Solutions is pleased to announce the completion of our full introductory and instructional training video.

Dolphin One is the Leading Unmanned Surface Rescue Vehicle (USRV) for Public Safety, Government, Military, Lifeguards, Marinas, Ships, and Offshore Platforms.

Dolphin One combines our expertise into the most compact, versatile, and affordable USRV today.

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Tags: Sustainability, Autonomous Vehicles

Climatopolis Canada Comes to Canada and to Eight Cities Globally
July 20, 2020

Climatopolis (Paris, France) is an interdisciplinary and international ecosystem that aims to accelerate the commercialization of virtuous technologies for the benefit of our environment, species and climate change. Climatopolis' Mission is to foster research, innovation, training, funding, creation and development of start-up to transform these start-ups into growth companies (or "scale-ups") in the service of sustainable development, ecological and energy transition and biodiversity protection.

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Tags: Autonomous Vehicles, Climate Change, Ecosystems

Terranova Defense Solutions'​ Call to Action with the International Law Enforcement Summit
July 13, 2020
Terranova Defense Solutions is Proud Sponsor and Corporate Partner of Adam Kinakin's International Law Enforcement Summit (ILET SUMMIT) starting on July 27th to 31st, 2020. This is an event that cannot be missed!

Terranova Defense Solutions has posted the ILET Summit Video on our corporate media page to show this great video introduction to what is in store for people from around the world, later this month.

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Tags: Leadership, Mental Health

James Castle Announced CEO for Climatopolis Canada and Climatopolis Hong Kong Climate Change Projects
July 04, 2020
Climatopolis is the first world scientific complex dedicated to climate change. The concept includes a start-up accelerator offering financial, research, engineering, fabrication, and workshops for development of pre-series organizations. The objective of Climatopolis is to facilitate collaboration between startups, driving technology, industrial and commercial innovations, to affect climate change. Climatopolis was founded in 2018 by Olivier Camp (Climatopolis) and JC Robert DelHaye (Drone Think Do Brussels, EU).

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Tags: Innovation, Sustainability, Autonomous Vehicles, Climate Change

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Jean Houde, President of IAMSAR Solutions Joins Terranova Defense Solutions, Advisory Board
February 24, 2021
I am very pleased to share and report that on behalf of Terranova Defense Solutions, we have brought in a new member to our corporate family for our Corporate Advisory Board Members, Mr. Jean Houde.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Leadership, Business Continuity

1 Founder
Terranova Defense Solutions
Terranova Defense Solutions
February 01, 2014
James Castle President & Director of Smart Cities and Strategic Partnerships, Terranova Defense Solutions. Terranova Defense Solutions provides Innovative, Unmanned Vehicle Technologies for Search & Rescue and Lifesaving Defensive Operations. With Our Network of Advanced Technology Partners, We Create Unmanned Vehicle Solutions for Government, Military and Private Organizations Globally.

Terranova Defense Solutions (est: 2019), starting as Terranova International Public Safety Canada, operating as Terranova Aerospace in 2014. Starting as a government contractor in public safety planning and strategic consulting, Terranova eventually became a UAV-assisted public safety operations service in 2018, then moving to become a UAV-assisted defense company in early 2020.

Terranova Defense Solutions now specialize in building Canadian-based technologies with involvement of Canadian universities and community-based companies, as well as with our neighbors in the United States for commercial and defence industries for manned and unmanned vehicles.

Terranova Defense Solutions was elected by the Canadian Defence Review Magazine as one of Canada's Top 75 Defence Companies of 2020.

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Tags: Innovation, IoT, Autonomous Vehicles, Climate Change

1 Media Interview
Connecting Stories: Interview with James Castle
September 21, 2020
President and director, Smart Cities and Strategic Partnerships of Terranova Defense Solutions, James Castle works in the area of defense, search and rescue, UAV and C-UAS security, urban and environmental growth, technologies for Smart Cities, Aerospace and Defense.

Canadian ambassador of Drone Think Do International and executive director of Drone Think Do Canada, James Castle also works with land, sea and air unmanned systems.

Interested in artificial intelligence and cyber defense systems, James Castle is the guest of the Connecting Stories series by PARTTEAM & OEMKIOSKS, who will tell us about his career and the technological industry he is in.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities

2 Panels
Cyber Security Defense In-Depth
March 08, 2021
With Casey Fleming CEO of BlackOps and Jesse Griensven from Tauria.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Leadership

Cyber Security Defense In-Depth
December 07, 2020
It is with great pleasure to announce our next Cyber Security Meetup scheduled for December 7th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Our 1st Speaker 7:05 PM to 8:00 PM:
Kenrick Bagnall, Constable E3 Cyber Security Divison
Toronto Police Service

Our 2nd Speaker 8:05 PM to 9:00 PM:
Chad Wanless, CEO & Dave Palachik, VP & CTO
CEW Systems Canada

This event is a No-Commercial and No-Interruption Virtual Event. To attend this event, register online. This event is free of change for all attendees.

Constable Bagnall, E3, TPS will be delivering a Christmas Special Notification on what to be aware of and there will be a Q&A period at the end to ask what concerns you with hackers and scammers and what to do if you are the victim of any of these. Don't miss out!!

We are looking forward in having you join us. Remember to stay safe and covid-free and remember we are all in this together.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Management, Leadership

1 Speaking Engagement
Cyber Security Global Meetup
December 29, 2020
On January 11th, 2021, starting at 7:00 PM (1900 hours) we are hosting our next monthly presentation on four key topics and a "do not" want to miss speakers and topics ;

Our first speakers are John Weiler and Bob Dix, IT-AAC:

Topic 1: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): Who Needs CMMC and Why?

Topic 2: What is the Role of the IT-AAC Advisory within the CCMC Accreditation Board and what the Advisory Board handles?

Our second speakers are James Castle, Jamie Stirling and Chad Wanless:

Topic 1: Smart Technology and Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles - The Need for Search and Rescue Technology for Environmental and Climate Change Disasters

Topic 2: Post-Quantum Communications and Data Protection for Unmanned Vehicles

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Innovation


1 Prediction
2021 Predictions for Cybersecurity

Date : November 08, 2020

My prediction into the World of Cyber Security in 2021, will span into Cyber Warfare and the shutting down of defensive systems during a Civil Technology War. The world will be politically challenged with opposing persons who use technology for intelligence, surveillance and for attacking people. Drones will create this stage, it will be through this field that terrorism will bring new conflicts [...] in the world today. We are seeing drones themselves are becoming smaller, quieter, enhancing in video and audio recording quality, as well as other applications as the technology evolves.

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