Cisco Canada's Jack Pango, left, and Ontario CISO Mohammad Qureshi were among speakers at ITAC event. Howard Solomon photo.

Published: November 14th, 2019

Alex Benay keynote at Digital Transformation Awards

Canada’s former CIO joins KPMG as a partner

Alex Benay, who left his role as the CIO for the Canadian government just a few months ago, has joined...

November 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Privacy czars call on governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental right

Privacy commissioners from around the world including Canada have urged governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental human right, and...

October 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Liberals will create a data commissioner position if elected, according to party platform

A new Liberal government will increase the power of the federal privacy commissioner and create a new position of data...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Green Party government will allow only those with ‘verifiable identities’ to post on social media

A Green Party government would require Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms operating in Canada to forbid posters from...

September 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Social media should co-operate on overseeing political advertising, expert tells Canadians

BRAMPTON, Ont. --- Facebook and other social media platforms around the world need to use internationally-agreed upon standards for monitoring...

September 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Conservatives would create binding Canadian cybersecurity standards for critical industries, says Scheer

A Conservative government will create a cabinet committee on cybersecurity and data privacy if it wins the October federal election,...

September 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Federal government launches cybersecurity certification program for SMBs

The federal government on Monday launched the long-awaited cybersecurity certification for small and mid-sized businesses in hopes of increasing the...

August 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ottawa’s cybersecurity action plan includes $10M for special projects

Just over a year after announcing an updated federal cybersecurity strategy, Ottawa has revealed how it will be implemented. The...

August 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Government of Canada invests $20M to scale up health tech innovation

Canadian health tech startups looking to scale up their companies may be getting a big helping hand, as the Government...

August 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith