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Hostile World Podcast: Cyber City Safe – Measurement

Posted By October 23, 2018 No Comments

The Mackenzie Institute is excited to share its inaugural episode of Hostile World: The Podcast Series hosted by Dr. Allan Bonner.

This is the first episode of our new podcast series, which will aim to further our mandate to foster education and discussion on safety and security matters, both domestically within Canada, and internationally.

This inaugural episode delves into a discussion on formulating pragmatic cyber-security laws and practices in today’s modern cities, as we continue to move into the digital age and features commentary from Dr. Bonner.

If you like what you hear, be sure to stay tuned for more episodes coming within the next few weeks. Also be sure to check out our first long talk, also hosted by Dr. Bonner on the topics of risk communication, quantitative risk analysis and threat analysis.

Dr. Bonner, BA, BEAD, MA, MSc, DBA, LLM, MScPI, MPPA(Cand.), is the founder of Allan Bonner Communications Management Inc., which is a communications company that has helped clients on five continents face some of the most contentious issues of our times. For 30 years he has taught regularly at the post-graduate level, as a sessional, contract, and intensive one-day instructor across Canada, and as a guess lecturer around the world. He has worked with the military, including Peacekeepers, the Provost Marshall, the Judge Advocate General (JAG), and the Military Complaints Commissioner. He has helped international diplomats; domestic, central, and offshore banks; 11 oil, gas, and chemical companies; and other blue-chip clients on five continents. His political work includes helping heads of government, cabinet ministers, G7, G8 and UN delegations, the WTO, NATO, IAEA, and many others. He has worked in Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Beijing, Singapore, Canberra, Budapest, Geneva, Bled, Vienna, Kuwait City, Nairobi, most American States, Mexico, and all Canadian provinces.

Allan was the first North American, and still only Canadian, to be awarded a post-graduate degree in risk, crisis, and disaster management. He taught on most Canadian military bases, the Canadian Police College, and worked with security and intelligence officials. At the international level, Allan has worked with several UN and international entities with security responsibilities.

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