Secure use of portable storage devices within the Government of Canada
Secure use of portable storage devices within the Government of Canada direction is for departments and agencies in the Government of Canada describing their responsibilities regarding the use of USB devices, eSATA devices, Tablets, laptops, smart devices (e.g. BlackBerry), and cameras; and Portable media – tapes, optical discs (e.g. CDs and DVDs).

Technical Requirements for Internet Protocol Version 6 Network Equipment Procurement Guideline
This document, Technical Requirements for Internet Protocol Version 6 Network Equipment Procurement Guideline, lists the Internet standards which should be included in the requirements for the procurement of network equipment to be deployed in the Government of Canada. It is the technical requirements companion to the Internet Protocol Version 6 Network Equipment Procurement Guideline.

Report on the State of Aging IT Across the Government of Canada
The Report on the State of Aging IT Across the Government of Canada discusses the state of IT systems across the Government of Canada based on findings of an IT systems assessment that was conducted with 98 departments and agencies between July and December 2010. This report was formulated in response to the findings outlined in Chapter 1 of the Auditor General’s spring 2010 report to Parliament, which evaluated whether five federal entities had adequately examined and managed the risks related to aging IT systems and whether the Chief Information Officer Branch (CIOB) of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat had provided direction or leadership in developing government-wide responses to aging IT risks.

Cyber Authentication
TBS with the collaboration of key stakeholders focused on a short effort looking at the business problems, vision and activities for a GC wide strategy to renew the electronic (or cyber) authentication environment for on-line electronic service delivery. An archived version of Cyber Authentication is available for reference on the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) web archive.

GC Service Oriented Architecture Strategy - Statement of Direction
This document introduces the Service Oriented approach and the GC SOA reference model that provides all departments and agencies with a statement of direction and orientation to help ensure a consistent adoption of SOA in support of a cohesive approach to service delivery across government.
An archived version of GC Service Oriented Architecture Strategy - Statement of Direction is available for reference on the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) web archive.

GC Service Oriented Architecture Strategy - Primer
This document provides a foundational overview of the GC SOA and introduces the basic concepts of Service Oriented design from the perspective of the Canadian Federal Government.
An archived version of GC Service Oriented Architecture Strategy - Primer is available for reference on the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) web archive.

Federated Architecture Program (FAP)
This section presents the federated architecture approach that GC has adopted for the strategic IM/IT infrastructure allowing infrastructure elements to be planned, designed, co-ordinated and implemented into an integrated and cohesive infrastructure of common government-wide IM/IT capabilities.

Profile of GC Information Technology Services
The Profile of GC Information Technology Services provides an enterprise view and reference point for GC's IT Programs that supports the development of consistent IT service descriptions, more detailed IT service catalogues of IT Service Providers (as required), as well as the basis for common planning, design and communications of GC IT Services across government.

Accessibility Domain Architecture
This section outlines the vision, principles and architecture to guide Information Management/Information Technology developers in the development of systems and environments that are usable by everyone - including persons with disabilities. An archived version of Accessibility Domain Architecture is available for reference on the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) web archive.

Government of Canada Strategic Reference Model (GSRM)
This section presents the Government of Canada Strategic Reference Model (GSRM) that provide a standardized approach to business modeling for governments, using public service language and concepts.

Business Transformation Enablement Program (BTEP)
This section presents the Business Transformation Enablement Program (BTEP) that offers a set of standardized tools for program and service alignment and business design.

Open Source Software
After a slow beginning in the late 1990s, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) has been constantly growing in importance and expanding in many software architectures all over the world. This impressive growth has been supported by the numerous successes, the high-quality reputation of FOSS-based systems and, of course, by the expectation of cost savings.
An archived version of Open Source Software is available for reference on the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) web archive.

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