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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

Canada’s privacy laws ‘sadly falling behind’ other countries: Privacy commissioner

Canada’s privacy legislation is "sadly falling behind what is the norm in other countries," says the federal privacy commissioner. In...

September 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Stolen federal device wasn’t encrypted, violating government rules

Editor's note: This is an updated version of a story that first appeared Sept. 14. The federal government now says...

September 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon