Failure of UN group on international cyber law ‘not positive,’ says Canadian expert

International law experts worry that the recent failure of a United Nations Group of Government Experts to reach unanimity on...

July 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Mitacs attracting much-needed tech talent with Canadian research internships

With Canada needing to fill a reported 216,000 highly skilled IT positions by 2021, governments and organizations across the country...

July 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Having end of life conversations shouldn’t be alien to Ontarians

It was the mid 80’s and let’s face it North America was obsessed with aliens. To be fair, Close Encounters...

July 9th, 2017 Aaron Blair

Canada ‘regrets’ UN group can’t reach consensus on applying international law in cyberspace

International tension over alleged nation-state backed cyber attacks on governments and the private sector has been mirrored with the recent...

July 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Experts debate value of China’s promise to Canada not to back industrial theft

China's promise not to conduct or knowingly support cyber theft of Canadian corporate intellectual property for its companies is worthless,...

June 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

What should governments do to confront global cyber threats?

 Canada and China have agreed to an industrial espionage pact that neither country will mount a government-backed cyber attack to...

June 26th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canadian AI company raises historic amount of funding

Canada has developed into an artificial intelligence (AI) research powerhouse, and it isn’t slowing down any time soon if new...

June 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Shared Services Canada reports on consultation exercise

Shared Services Canada (SSC) is on the right track when it comes to its mandate of streamlining technology across the...

June 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Ottawa “behind other governments” in fighting cyber attacks, says FireEye exec

Canada has had a national strategy to protect critical infrastructure for years and is toughening federal cyber defences, but the...

May 10th, 2017 Howard Solomon