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Email Transformation Initiative

November 8, 2012

Latest updates on NSE and ETI (Email Transformation initiative); High-ranking officials in the Communications Security Establishment, the government’s ultra-secretive cyber-security agency, told a Senate committee Monday that it will help evaluate every piece of hardware that will go into the government’s new email system. The department responsible for the system, Shared Services Canada, has already [...]

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NESS Update – Extension

November 5, 2012

The contracting authority, SSC,  has issued a standing offer ammendment to the existing NESS vehicle. It is now extended to Oct 31st 2013. To receive updates such as these, weekly to your inbox please join our Federal Community.  

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Canadian Cyber Security

October 25, 2012

Security updates are increasing with regards to Canadian Government Networks (Recent Articles: National Security Exemption, Secret Memo – Security threats increasing), and recently Canada’s auditor general has identified gaps on this country’s cyber-security system. The latest news is that U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta warned of the possibility of a “cyber Pearl Harbor” on the horizon. [...]

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Shared Services Overivew

October 15, 2012

Shares Services Canada Organizational Overview Shared Services Canada (SSC) is a federal department created on August 4, 2011, to fundamentally transform how the Government of Canada manages its information technology (IT) infrastructure. SSC reports to Parliament through the Minister of Public Works and Government Services and will deliver mandated email, data centre and network services [...]

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Updates on NSE – in the news

October 12, 2012

Canada won’t say if national security exemption shuts Chinese company out of communications contract BY MARK KENNEDY, POSTMEDIA NEWS OCTOBER 10, 2012 The Harper government is invoking a “national security exemption” as it hires firms to help build a secure communications network for Canada. However, it is refusing to say if that exemption — which [...]

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Shared Services – Report on Plans and Priorities

October 10, 2012

Shared Services Canada: Report on Plans & Priorities 2012-2013 

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Shared Services Canada – Analyst’s Perspective

October 9, 2012

Channel shouldn’t fear Shared Services: analyst Canada on right track for shared services and the channel shouldn’t fear loss of control 10/4/2012 1:15:00 PM By: Howard Solomon – http://www.itbusiness.ca/ Still in the early stages, it’s not really a true shared services model, Gartner analyst John Kost told a group of government CIOs and IT administrators [...]

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GTEC Social Event

September 6, 2012

Wednesday November 7, 2012 – Wednesday November 7, 2012 700 Sussex Dr. Map and Directions | Register Description: Join ACT inc and our Partners as we host THE Exclusive Federal Government Social Event at the Metropolitan Brasserie (located across the street from GTEC). Join us for appetizers and cocktails as we provide the latest additions and updates [...]

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Federal Government Partner Community

September 4, 2012

Are you a Federal Government Reseller? Manufacturer / Software Publisher? Join our community of Federal Government employees, Partners and Manufactures and stay up-to-date with the latest in Federal news. Partners & Manufacturers Shared Services Canada announcements, updates, procurement information, along with Technology updates, insights and events. Our Canadian Federally focused community provides you with all [...]

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Shared Services Industry Engagement

September 2, 2012

Shared Services Canada is consulting the private sector – the IT industry, including IT associations – during the Industry Engagement Phase of the Email Transformation Initiative, to ensure fairness, openness and transparency in the procurement of a consolidated email solution for the Government of Canada, and to help Shared Services Canada select the most secure, [...]

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