Don’t expect too many secrets from the new Centre for Cyber Security

For some time the private sector has complained it isn’t getting enough information from the federal government’s cyber spies when...

April 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ottawa will share more cyber threat information with business, MP promises

Ottawa is determined the two new cyber security agencies announced in the recent federal budget will work closer with business...

April 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian mandatory breach notification starts November 1, no regulations yet

Companies covered under federal law will have to report data breaches to customers, affected third parties and the federal privacy...

April 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Federal government favours small players over Big Three in wireless spectrum auction

Large telecom carriers in Canada are barred from bidding on more than 40 per cent of the airwaves used to...

March 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

The Internet

Ottawa conference creates roadmap towards Internet governance amid admissions there’s a long way to go

As steps go towards forging global agreement on proper behavior on the Internet, the report from an international conference in...

March 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Why the 2018 budget ‘misses the mark’ on tech: a comprehensive analysis

The 2018 Canadian budget has been unveiled, and while there are plenty of tech-related initiatives, many in the industry are...

February 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canada to pilot new blockchain-powered ‘digital identity’ prototype for air travel unveiled in Davos

The Government of Canada, World Economic Forum, and other global partners are testing a new concept in border security, which...

February 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Government of Canada unveils move to public cloud

The time has finally come for the Canadian federal government to move to the cloud. In an announcement on Feb....

February 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CRTC exec director reconfirms Canada’s commitment to net neutrality

Telecom watchdog Chris Seidl reiterated the importance of net neutrality in Canada during a House of Commons committee meeting yesterday....

February 7th, 2018 Alex Coop