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Canadian Intelligence Eh!?

Shedding light on a risky world, Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting provide you with the necessary advice and training to protect you and your agency from the threat of terrorism.

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Whether you want a fuller understanding of groups such as Islamic State, updates on security situations in the world’s conflict zones or insight into dealing with the terrorist “insider threat”, we can help!

Today in terrorism

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What to do with online extremism

Efforts to remove content online is essentially ‘Whack-a-Mole’. New items are posted as quickly – or even more quickly – than old items are removed. Do we really want to play this game with terrorists?

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Quick Hits podcasts

Who wants to work in national security?

Quick Hits 188 – A conversation with Jennifer Benmenashe on why she wants to gain a position on national security with the Canadian government.

Terrorism: Canadian Style Eh!

The “Freedom Convoy” in Ottawa have made international headlines and even spawned similar actions abroad. Some have called it “terrorism”. Is it really?

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Your morning scan:
Where to find terrorism and national security related news

As promised, here is the list of websites I use for my daily morning news scan.

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If the ins and outs of terrorism, extremism and national security are of interest to you, keeping up to date with the latest events is a must. Register to receive content from former Canadian intelligence analyst and author Phil Gurski on these issues.