Senate committee: Proposed bill won’t protect Canadian elections from foreign meddling

The Trudeau government's proposed changes to the federal Elections Act to block possible online foreign interference in Canadian elections has...

December 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Foreign countries ‘very likely’ to target Canada in election year, says Cyber Centre

With a federal election scheduled in 2019 state-sponsored cyber threat actors will "very likely" target Canadians’ opinions through malicious online influence...

December 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Executive talent risks in the Government of Canada

John Glowacki is the former chief operating officer of Shared Services Canada.  While most of my focus here is on...

December 3rd, 2018 John Glowacki

Google, Twitter object to proposed Canadian online political ad registries

The biggest social media companies in Canada are split on a proposed law that would force online content platforms to...

November 30th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Senator ‘repelled’ by StatsCan plan to scoop customer spending data from banks

Several senators attacked Statistics Canada’s controversial plan to force banks to hand over personal spending data of tens of thousands...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Government failing to protect Canadians from cyber threats, says Senate report

The federal government is failing to protect Canadians from increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks that have already victimized millions, according to...

October 29th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Canada to host multistakeholder conference on AI in Montreal

Canada will host a G7 multistakeholder conference on artificial intelligence on December 6, the government has announced. The conference is an...

October 18th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian government IT security boss on Huawei: 5G review isn’t over yet

Reading one of Canada's biggest newspapers, you might get the impression our electronic spy agency doesn't see a need to...

October 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Canadian Centre for Cyber Security opens, to be focus for federal safety efforts

The country’s new consolidated cyber security hub opens today, promising better government co-operation with the private sector on threat analysis and...

October 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon