security and privacy issues

Why I hung up the phone when ‘CSIS’ was calling

There's a phone scam trying to convince unsuspecting people that Canada's spy agency has discovered their computers are being used...

October 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Federal budget to boost CSIS cyber security powers

The federal budget due on Tuesday is expected to allocate additional resources to help security agencies like the Canadian Security...

April 20th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Gavel in court

Appeal court agrees CSIS lawyers weren’t candid on spy warrant

The Federal Court of Appeal has refused to let the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)  and the Justice department off the...

November 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Give up trying to stop attackers at the perimeter, says ex-CSIS official

It's not just me. After listening to former assistant director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) turned security consultant...

October 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon