Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Little Universal Network Appliance (LUNA)

This came across our desk, at Canada Cyber .. and we thought we should share it with you. this is a great project,

A very small device I mean small, LUNA.

The thing we are excited about is the Netflow and the Wireshark features having the ability to plug this (LUNA) guy in and get traffic right away is great, as currently at Canada Cyber our smallest device looks something like a router running custom Linux.

As a security firm, we would look at the top 3 features,

Capability to serve as a gateway or bridge for applications, such as:
- network flow sensor
- remote Wireshark sensor
- VoIP logger
- TOR gateway
- multiple control boxes on a single network wire
- small VPN gateway
- network traffic generator/analyzer, and
- a plethora of other open source applications (Note: Backers with Unix development skills are also encouraged to write their own software for LUNA and share it with the community via our corporate website.

To get more info on this please visit https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wawtechnologies/luna-little-universal-network-appliance

Reff: http://www.wawtechnologies.com/

Friday, December 5, 2014

Minister Blaney Highlights Canada's Role in the Global Fight Against Terrorism and Cyber Threats

Minister Blaney Highlights Canada's Role in the Global Fight Against Terrorism and Cyber Threats

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2014) - The
Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and
Emergency Preparedness, released a statement following a speech today on
national security to the Montréal Council on Foreign Relations:

"We live in an increasingly global and interconnected world,
and as such, we must take a more outward and global view in many domains
- and national security is no exception. Of the national security
challenges facing our nation, none are more pressing than terrorism and
cyber security.

Our Government is taking decisive action to address the evolving threat of terrorism. On October 27, 2014 I introduced the Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act that contained targeted amendments to the CSIS Act to ensure CSIS has the tools it needs to investigate threats to the security of Canada and ensure our safety and security.

Canada's Counter-terrorism Strategy
sets out a clear approach for addressing terrorism, with a focus on
building community resilience. These measures demonstrate our
Government's continued commitment to do what is necessary to prevent
terrorists and violent extremists from carrying out attacks against

Every sector of society has an important role to play in
keeping Canada safe from cyber threats. That is precisely why our
Government is working so diligently to raise awareness among Canadians
about cyber security and how important it is to protect themselves

Canada's Cyber Security Strategy outlines the Government's commitment to keep Canadians safe in cyberspace. Successful implementation of this Strategy depends
on partnerships with other governments and industry to ensure the
resilience of cyber systems vital to Canadian security and economic

A key component of the Strategy, Get Cyber Safe, was created to educate Canadians about Internet security and the simple steps they can take to protect themselves online.

We continue to work in close partnership with our
international allies as we face similar national security threats. Our
Government remains unwavering in its commitment to protect the safety
and security of Canadians."

For more information, please visit the Public Safety Canada website at www.publicsafety.gc.ca.

Follow Public Safety Canada (@Safety_Canada) and Get Cyber Safe (@getcybersafe) on Twitter.