Canada in ‘pretty good shape’ against cyber infrastructure attacks: Goodale

Canada is in “pretty good shape” to withstand a major attack on its infrastructure, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has...

March 2nd, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Federal budget: RCMP, CSE to get new cyber crime fighting centres

The country's biggest law enforcement and electronic security agencies are about to have their cyber crime fight capabilities increased by tens...

February 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian government suffers dozens of successful state-sponsored cyber attacks: Report

Canadian government departments are doing a better job at protecting federal IT networks, but perhaps dozens of attempts a week...

November 1st, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Companies should report more detail in breach reports: Federal privacy czar

The federal privacy commissioner's office hasn't given up hope that Ottawa will make companies include more detail about data breaches...

October 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

CATA wants the Liberals to ‘press the reset button’ to improve Canadian business growth

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) thinks Canada's federal government needs to seriously reconsider its economic agenda, and isn't afraid...

September 29th, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

CATA to hold sessions for boosting Canada’s cyber security sector

With cyber security increasingly becoming a priority for enterprises a tech industry lobby group is organizing a set of cross-Canada...

July 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Ottawa to create new group to oversee all intelligence agencies’ activities

The creation of new Canadian security intelligence review committee that will oversee the activities of all federal security and intelligence...

June 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Cyber threats against Canadian democratic processes will increase, warns spy agency

Canada's electronic spy agency has warned the country's political parties, candidates and news media that it is "highly probable" the...

June 19th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Shared Services Canada’s response to Apache vulnerability proves its worth, says exec

Shared Services Canada, the government agency that merged most federal data centres and networking to save money and make IT...

June 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon