Alleged RCMP spy wrote his thesis on Asian cybersecurity and spoke Mandarin
Cameron Ortis, the
The thesis, titled “Bowing to
Ortis is listed on an official UBC list of graduates alongside his “principal supervisor” UBC professor Brian Job.
According to Job’s faculty profile, his main research interest is international security and he has served as the Director of the Centre of International Relations.
Ortis’ LinkedIn profile lists that he speaks Mandarin and has advised the Canadian Government for over 12 years.
The 262-page thesis largely focuses on cybersecurity with an interest in East Asia.
“The insecurities of the digital world call into question the efficacy and legitimacy of traditional state-based security when applied to new
“I also use the phrase ‘cyber-crime’ here as short-hand for conventional crimes that are enabled by the infrastructure such as industrial espionage which is theft and bot networks which
The complicated thesis discusses various ways for states, particularly in East Asia, to deal with cyber threats and how the changing virtual space is evolving.
Currently, the RCMP has yet to release any information about who Ortis allegedly shared confidential information with. Ortis is set to stand trial later today.