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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

Ottawa to set up network of cyber security experts to help protect critical infrastructure

Public Safety Canada will help create “a community of critical infrastructure cyber security experts” as part of its ongoing effort...

June 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Auditor general calls Phoenix pay system rollout an ‘incomprehensible failure’

Michael Ferguson didn’t mince words this morning when he cited a new report that slammed the federal government’s Phoenix pay...

May 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Privacy commissioner opens probe into Canadian data brokers’ privacy practices

The data management practices of six unnamed Canadian data brokers are being investigated by federal privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien, the...

May 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Government of Canada eyes blockchain with ‘cautious optimism,’ looks to growing ecosystem for guidance

Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies have been identified by startups, entrepreneurs and investors as revolutionary, with the added potential...

May 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Balsillie calls for tough privacy regulation to fight ‘surveillance capitalism’

Canada should adopt tough European-style privacy regulation to fight huge U.S. -based social media companies whose business model is based...

May 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Federal act would make hacking to interfere with elections a crime

Ottawa will make it clear that hacking into a computer during a federal election period is a criminal offence, foreign...

May 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon