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Centre for Int'l & Defence Policy Speaker Series: BGen Frances Allen "Cyber and National Security"

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Robert Sutherland Hall
Room: 554
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Cyber and National Security

with Brigadier-General Frances Allen, Director General Information Management Operations


Brigadier-General Allen has been the commanding officer for the Canadian Forces Network Operations Centre at Canadian Forces Station Leitrim [near Ottawa] (2002-2005), Officer Commanding the National Systems Management Centre, and from 2005 to 2008 Director of the Aerospace and Telecommunications Engineering Support Squadron (ATESS) at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario. She then served as the Director of support operations with the Strategic Joint Staff in Ottawa in 2011. In June 2012 she was posted as the Commander of the Canadian Forces Information Operations Group (CFIOG) until 2014.

She was promoted to Brigadier-General and appointed Director General Defence Security / Departmental Security Officer, at NDHQ, in Ottawa in June 2014; and in June 2015 she became the Director General, Cyber at NDHQ. In January 2017 she was appointed Director General Information Management Operations.

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