Canada ‘regrets’ UN group can’t reach consensus on applying international law in cyberspace

International tension over alleged nation-state backed cyber attacks on governments and the private sector has been mirrored with the recent...

July 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Experts debate value of China’s promise to Canada not to back industrial theft

China's promise not to conduct or knowingly support cyber theft of Canadian corporate intellectual property for its companies is worthless,...

June 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

What should governments do to confront global cyber threats?

 Canada and China have agreed to an industrial espionage pact that neither country will mount a government-backed cyber attack to...

June 26th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canadian AI company raises historic amount of funding

Canada has developed into an artificial intelligence (AI) research powerhouse, and it isn’t slowing down any time soon if new...

June 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Shared Services Canada reports on consultation exercise

Shared Services Canada (SSC) is on the right track when it comes to its mandate of streamlining technology across the...

June 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Ottawa “behind other governments” in fighting cyber attacks, says FireEye exec

Canada has had a national strategy to protect critical infrastructure for years and is toughening federal cyber defences, but the...

May 10th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Canadian procurement process needs a 21st century facelift, tech sector says

The Canadian tech sector wants the federal government to move towards an outcome-based procurement strategy that focuses on supporting scale-ups...

April 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Liberals’ Innovation budget gets seal of approval from the tech industry

The 2017 Canadian federal budget was touted as an innovation-first agenda, and in the opinion of many tech industry leaders, the...

March 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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You’ll never know you’ve been attacked by some countries, Canadian infosec pros told

Wise infosec pros know to assume not only that their organizations can be penetrated, but also that they already have...

March 6th, 2017 Howard Solomon