January 26, 2018

Exclusive Public Safety Video Podcast Briefings – Available Now

Upcoming Webcast – Space Limited – Register Now

Cybercrime or Cyberterrorism?

On January 30 at 11:00 a.m., EST, join Kevin Wennekes, Chief Business Officer, CATAAlliance, and special Co-Host, Valarie Findlay, Research Fellow, Police Foundation (US) as they interview Dr. Maria Haberfield, Professor of Police Science, Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC, as she offers an extended discussion on her panel presentation Cybercrime or Cyberterrorism as offered at the recent 2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit. There will be a live Q&A session to follow.

Only 25 spots are available for those interested in participating live, however a real-time streaming option is available for those who cannot join the live panel discussion.


To register your interest in participating , contact Mr. Wennekes for details at kwennekes@cata.ca. Participation is free for CATA members, IPCS2017 Summit delegates, and any sworn police or public safety authority officer. Non-member cost is $195.

2018 CACP ICT Workshop: Featuring Eldon Amoroso

Watch as Eldon Amoroso, Special Adviser, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), and planning chair for the 2018 ICT Workshop, explains the theme and provides an overview of the speakers and topics being explored at this year’s biennial event.


VIDEO: Watch this 8-minute briefing at: https://vimeo.com/catatechnow/2018ictworkshop-eamoroso

The CACP 2018 ICT Workshop takes place February 25-28, 2018, in Vancouver, B.C. This year’s theme is: A Roadmap: Critical to Your Future Success – Are You Ready? This seminal 2.5 day event features leading police experts from across the globe addressing mission critical technology-based issues including tactical needs such as Body Worn Cameras, Cybersecurity and Digital Evidence Management solutions, to addressing organizational challenges such as Change Management and Adopting Innovation, to future-looking issues such as Artificial Intelligence and Data Visualization.

For more information and to register, visit: https://cacp.ca/the-cacp-information-communication-technology-committee-workshop.html?mid=284

The Ottawa Police Service IT Modernization Roadmap: Progress Update with CIO Daniel Steeves

Watch as Daniel Steeves, CIO, Ottawa Police Service (OPS) provides a detailed briefing on the Service’s IT Modernization Roadmap, offering updates on its current status with a special focus on its cyber security implications.

In this 1-hour broadcast, viewers will be treated to an in-depth presentation of the OPS IT Modernization Roadmap followed by a Q&A session with those who participated in the live broadcast, where Mr. Steeves answers questions related to issues around the procurement process, matters related to the use of the cloud, and the adoption of national information management standards in policing.

Access to this exclusive content is free for CATA members and any sworn police or public safety authority officer. Non-member cost is $195. Contact Kevin Wennekes requesting the link by email at kwennekes@cata.ca

Modernizing the Digital Evidence Landscape

Watch as Adam Belsher, CEO, Magnet Forensics, describes the “Digital Tsunami” confronting law enforcement agencies across the globe in their battle against cybercrime.


VIDEO: Watch this 10-minute briefing at: https://vimeo.com/catatechnow/adambelsher-ecc

In this interview, Mr. Belsher, a member of the eCrime Cyber Council, describes how his experience working with law enforcement organizations varying in size from 5-member sworn forces to the largest intelligence agencies, both nationally and globally, has provided him with a solid understanding of the unique challenges facing police in their need to effectively manage the wave of digital evidence confronting them.

In this interview, Mr. Belsher touches on many of the issues related to digital evidence management, including how to identify, process, analyze, and ultimately present in court. He identifies challenges in training, manpower, and forensic bottlenecks. Through his involvement on the ECC, Mr. Belsher hopes to be a crucial part of the Private-Public-Partnership models required to help advance the issues related to digital evidence in policing and continue to realize the benefits of on-going dialogue.

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Be our next Expert Speaker! Have an interesting public safety story to tell? Contact Kevin to arrange your interview. kwennekes@cata.ca

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