Shared Services Canada expands its use of Fortinet network security solutions

The Canadian government's IT wing, Shared Services Canada (SCC), is expanding its use of Fortinet Technologies Canada's network security solutions....

July 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canada should think again about having the ability to use offensive cyber weapons: Expert

Canada's electronic spy agency will soon get new authority to launch cyber attacks if the government approves legislation that is...

June 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Facebook the target of international lawmakers at Ottawa hearing

A testy group of international lawmakers peppered officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter at a parliamentary committee meeting Tuesday, trying...

May 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Experts whack social media companies as Canadian hearing on disinformation opens

Before this week's meeting of international lawmakers in Ottawa on the problems of online privacy violations and disinformation, the chair...

May 28th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Social media giants focus of three-day parliamentary hearing in Ottawa

The invitations have been sent to chief executives of some of the world's biggest social media platforms, but no one...

May 27th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada announces Digital Charter, promises serious fines to business for not protecting privacy

The federal government has unveiled a 10-principle Digital Charter that promises to apply to future legislation and regulation, including the...

May 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon

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