Public Sector Archives - Page 3

Technicity GTA an opportunity to educate and inspire

Canadian municipalities were facing extraordinary demands from the public prior to the pandemic. City services were already becoming increasingly digitized,...

October 28th, 2020 Alex Coop

Google Cloud awarded Framework Agreement for Secure Cloud Services by Canadian government

While all eyes are on the U.S. Justice Department this week as it launched an antitrust lawsuit against Google, Google...

October 22nd, 2020 Alex Coop

Five Eyes countries press for back doors into applications, again

Canada has again joined its partners in the Five Eyes intelligence co-operative and is calling on tech companies to work...

October 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canada has ‘clearly fallen behind’ other countries in privacy law, says privacy commissioner

Canada’s efforts to update its privacy laws progress at a snail’s pace, prompting a stern warning from its privacy commissioner...

October 8th, 2020 Alex Coop

Parliamentary budget officer says Ottawa’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative will miss job creation targets

Ottawa’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI) isn’t receiving enough federal money and is likely to miss its job creation and GDP...

October 7th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

MapleSEC Day 2 Recap – Training and Culture

Getting an entire organization to buy into strong cybersecurity practices is easier said than done. The remote work era has...

October 7th, 2020 Alex Coop

MapleSEC: How municipalities can guard against inevitable ransomware threats

Canadian municipalities have become attractive targets for ransomware. They are government-funded, they often lack proper security capabilities, and they are...

October 6th, 2020 Catherine Morin

Nova Scotia and PEI will adopt COVID Alert, says Health Canada

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are the latest provinces signalling their decision to adopt Canada’s COVID Alert exposure notification...

October 2nd, 2020 Tom Li

Quebec to adopt COVID Alert amid rising cases

With the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 sharply rising, Quebec is abandoning its opposition to the federally-backed COVID...

September 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Security advice for students; Two open databases full private date found; Six bad Android apps discovered

Security advice for students, two open databases full of personal information found and six bad Android apps discovered. Welcome to...

September 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon