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Federal Budget 2022: More money for cybersecurity, fighting misinformation

The Liberals have promised to add $875.2 million over five years to the planned government cybersecurity-related spending, according to the latest proposed federal budget. Announced...

Governments must fight misinformation on digital ID, say provincial experts

Misinformation on digital ID worries civil servants at the IdentityNorth spring workshop. Read why, and what they want to do about it

Canadian government to introduce law compelling big tech to pay for news

Canada's federal government introduced a law on Tuesday to mandate tech giants to pay news publishers for using their content on their various platforms. The...

Cyber Security Today, April 6, 2022 – Patch Linux fast, secure your Totolink routers, news on the new Borat trojan and more Russia-Ukraine cyberwar

Today's episode reports on vulnerabilities in Linux and Totolink routers, the discovery of the Borat trojan and more on the Russia-Ukraine cyberwar

Coffee Briefing April 5, 2022 – Trulioo’s first CMO; Xplornet acquires Full Throttle Networks; Microsoft Ability Summit 2022; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team!

Canadian government to offer affordable high-speed Internet to low-income families

The government of Canada is launching Connecting Families 2.0 to offer faster speeds and increased data usage for low-income families and seniors

Coffee Briefing March 22, 2022 – new venture fund focuses on national security and critical infrastructure in Canada; new research says Google makes us...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team!

US, Canada warn critical infrastructure providers of possible Russian cyber attacks

President says there is "evolving intelligence" that the Russian government is "exploring options for potential cyberattacks"

Ericsson names new chief legal officer ahead of its annual general meeting

Swedish telecommunication company Ericsson welcomed a new chief legal officer in a statement from its board of directors, ahead of its annual general meeting...

Cyber Security Today, March 18, 2022 – An FBI warning on misconfigured MFA, Asus routers targeted by a botnet, a tool for detecting infected...

This episode reports on hackers exploiting misconfigured MFA, Asus routers targeted by a botnet, a tool for detecting infected MikroTik routers and more

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