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

Controversy erupts over Five Eyes countries’ statement on encryption

Are Canada, the U.S. and other members of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance preparing to sacrifice online privacy to increase...

September 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Phoenix pay problem - feature

Phoenix replacement RFP will be issued this fall, include HR system

Despite its name, the Government of Canada's Phoenix pay system won't be rising from the ashes as CIO Alex Benay...

August 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Alex Benay keynote at Digital Transformation Awards

Alex Benay: 5 core tenets to digital transformation at the Government of Canada

A new type of leader in government, Alex Benay talks about the leading-edge transformation projects at governments around the world and...

August 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Huawei Canada HQ

Huawei Canada responds to political heat on security

This summer has been hot in Canada, but – if you excuse mixing cliches – it’s nothing like the heat...

August 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada watching for cyber threats to 2019 election, says government

Canada is "working hard to ensure that the 2019 elections are protected and defended against cyber threats and foreign interference,"...

August 3rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Concept Of Change - flying snail

A Canadian digital fix: Bold ideas required

There’s much to be proud of in our digital industries – the information and communications technology sector of the economy....

July 28th, 2018 David Crane

UK info czar report highlights differences with Canada over political parties and privacy

U.K. political parties should have to follow a statutory Code of Practice under the country's data privacy law if they use...

July 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Ottawa vows to make Canada a global leader in cyber security

Ottawa has released its long-awaited update to its national cyber security strategy, promising to better protect Canadians from cyber crime,...

June 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon