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Federal government targets “harmful” online disinformation

The Government of Canada is strengthening its digital citizenship initiative to counter "harmful" disinformation, "misleading" information, and propaganda circulating online. As part of this initiative,...

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for March 11, 2022

This episode features a discussion on vulnerabilities in the WordPress ecosystem, bugs in some Mitel products and a call for companies to be more transparent about their cybersecurity

Cyber Security Today, March 11, 2022 – Threats from APC power supplies, a warning to ServiceNow administrators and more

This episode reports on threats from internet-connected APC power supplies, a warning to ServiceNow administrators, fake Ukraine support websites and hijacked message threads

Rogers will not get Shaw’s wireless licenses, says Innovation Minister

In a statement on Thursday, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne said he will “simply not permit” the currently proposed Rogers-Shaw merger,...

TekSavvy calls for investigation of CRTC chair Ian Scott

Independent Canadian internet service provider (ISP) TekSavvy is calling for an investigation into Ian Scott, chairperson of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC),...

U.S. submits formal comments opposing Canada’s digital services tax proposal

The U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) office has submitted formal comments to the Canadian government, asking Ottawa not to adopt a proposed digital services tax...

Applications for the fourth round of BC Fast Funding program for SMBs to open soon

Innovate BC and NRC IRAP are providing a total of over $2 million in research and development funding to the next round of the BC Fast Pilot Program.

Unprotected federal agencies leave Canada open to cyber attacks, says Parliamentary committee

Many departments and entities are allowed to opt-out of robust federal cyber protection, says report

Consortium gets $80 million to oversee Canadian Cyber Security Innovation Network

Network's goal is to boost this country's application and hardware developers as well as train more cybersecurity workers.

New tool helps Canadian higher education institutions navigate the global talent competition

Canadian international EdTech firm has developed a SaaS tool to help higher education Canadian institutes drive their student populations’ diversity forward.

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Driving citizen value: Reinventing the government wheel

Governments have beefed up their websites, released mobile apps, and embraced new technologies, yet they struggle to keep pace with what people want. Despite...

The GDPR is about to change your business. Are you ready?

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25th, it will have major ramifications for Canadian businesses. Drafted in part...

From Drones to AI Robots, Smart Cities Are Becoming the New Normal

Since the dawn of emergency services and 911, municipalities have used communication to enhance the lives of citizens. Over the years, these systems have...

How to achieve security compliance in the face of cyber threats

It was a great year for deceit in 2017 as hackers launched multiple successful attacks against corporations, organizations, governments, and individuals on an unprecedented...