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News and updates from the association

The CADSI News page provides links to the latest new releases, announcements and think pieces from the Association and its representatives on a wide range of security and defence issues.

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Top Requested COVID-19 Business Resources
NOV 30, 2021
​***UPDATED November 30,2021*** We've curated thetop requested resources to help companies navigate the business implications of COVID-19. This page is updated as new resources become available. Vaccination Po...
CADSI is hiring a Membership and Sales Specialist (New Position)
NOV 30, 2021
The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is the national and international voice of Canada’s defence, security, and cyber industries. We are looking for a high-performing individua...
New report: CADSI calls for government-industry forum on military cyber procurement
FEB 24, 2021
A government-industry forum is critical to defending Canada from state-sponsored cyber-attacks, particularly when it comes to modernizing the military procurement system for today's digital era, according to a new rep...
2021 CANSEC Update
FEB 09, 2021
February 9, 2021 Dear Members, Aswe continue to find ourselves in the throes of this pandemic, I am writing to you with an update on CANSEC.With consideration for the needs of our members and stakeholders, ...
COVID-19 Membership Update: Ontario issues State of Emergency, stay-at-home orders; CADSI to host industry check-in call
JAN 13, 2021
Join our COVID-19 Defence Industry Check-In Call on Jan. 21 Given the recentCOVID-19 restrictionsannounced in Ontario and Quebec described below, CADSI wants to know howthese measures are impacting your b...
Partners in Economic Restart: A Fiscally Neutral Agenda Supported by Canada's Defence and Security Industries
SEP 09, 2020
As the Government of Canada seeks ideas and opportunities to drive growth, investment, and employment into the Canadian economy following the COVID-19 crisis, CADSI has proposed four key recommendations ahead of the...
COVID-19 Membership Update: Join the Check-In Call, CERB Extension, CADSI initiatives update
JUN 23, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hearfrom Innovative Solutions Canadathis Thursday, ...
COVID-19 Membership Update: Economic Recovery Planning, PPE Procurements and Accessing Supply, Additional Resources
JUN 09, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Reserve your spot for our DefenceIndustry Che...
COVID-19 Membership Update – Business Resumption Planning, New IDEaS Challenges, Resources for Businesses
MAY 26, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Reserve your spot for our DefenceIndustry Che...
COVID-19 Membership Update – Defence Spending, Controlled Goods Update, PPE Needs
MAY 12, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Join us Thursday, May 14to learn ho...
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CMMC 2.0 unveiled

The Pentagon recently concluded a review of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program and announced important changes. However, barriers remain for Canadian companies looking to get certified.

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CADSI fights U.S. domestic content rule

America's annual defense policy and appropriations bill contains a protectionist provision harmful to Canadian companies. Learn more about the proposed rule and how CADSI is fighting it.

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CADSI Cyber Program Lookahead

CADSI is updating its cyber strategy to guide the association’s activities for 2022-2024. Learn more about our plans for the coming months.