Trudeau to tech companies: Get tough on fake news or face fines

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is warning Canadian service and content providers to get tougher on removing fake content online or...

May 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Seventeen countries sign promise to fight spread of online extremist content

Canada is among 17 countries and eight technology companies that today endorsed the so-called Christchurch Call to Action for governments...

May 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada, cyber and defence sectors ‘lack mutual trust,’ says industry report

The federal government isn't working closely enough with the cyber security sector in purchasing products or sharing threat information, says...

April 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ottawa should impose cyber obligations on banks, says national security expert

Ottawa has to give Canadian banks more pointed direction to improve their ability to withstand cyber attacks, says the country's...

April 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada ‘very likely’ will be hit by foreign cyber threats before October election: Federal report

Despite widespread publicity, finger-pointing and the laying of criminal indictments, some countries continue trying to interfere online with democratic processes...

April 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon

malware, cyber crime, data theft, network security

New RCMP cyber co-ordination unit won’t be fully operational until 2023

Just over a year ago the federal government announced it would beef up the RCMP's e-crime capabilities with the creation...

April 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Get meaningful consent when collecting voter data, federal parties told

Canada's federal political parties are being encouraged to play it straight with the personal information of voters they hold. The...

April 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada, EU share ways to blunt hybrid threats

This week's federal budget included millions of dollars to beef up Canada's detection and advisory capacity against nation-state and criminal...

March 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Federal Budget 2019

Federal Budget 2019: More money for cyber security

The proposed $22 billion in new spending in the federal budget announced Tuesday includes some money for cyber security initiatives....

March 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon