ITAC calls on Ottawa to create a central IT authority for federal goverenment

If Canada wants to remain competitive in the world the federal government must adapt to the digital age - including creating...

October 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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Canada among countries giving cyber guidelines to financial sector

Canada and other G7 nations have agreed on a set of guidelines for governments to improve cyber security in the...

October 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Shared Services Canada defends progress in merging IT systems, vows to do better

When Shared Services Canada was created by the former Conservative government in 2011 to consolidate data centres and applications and...

October 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Canada Revenue warning scam uses .MSG attachment

Everyone loves to hate the Canada Revenue Agency. Unfortunately, criminals apparently love the tax man -- they keep finding ways...

October 12th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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U.S. stays with with controversial e-voting, but Canada still shy

At the best of times U.S. elections are heated, and these aren't necessarily the best of times. We've already seen...

October 6th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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IBM Canada points finger at Conservatives over Phoenix payroll training: CBC

Who's to blame for the continuing foul-up of the federal government's Phoenix payroll system? With both Conservative and Liberal governments...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon


ITAC calls on Ottawa to do more to support ICT sector

The federal government has to take a lead role in encouraging adoption of information and communications technologies to push innovation,...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Ex-CSIS official backs Canada’s attempt to get cyber promise from China

For several years Western governments have blamed official Chinese or Chinese-government backed groups for hacking into databases of public and...

September 27th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Federal data breaches up 16 per cent, Canadian privacy commissioner reports

The number of material data breaches suffered by federal government departments increased 16 per cent to 298 for the 12...

September 27th, 2016 Howard Solomon