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

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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

Facebook Canada creates advisory committee to help screen issue ads during election

Facebook Canada will require advertisers to confirm their identities before running political, election-related and issue ads, including those that refer...

March 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Canada backs U.S., hackers ‘likely’ linked to China compromised service providers here

Using careful language, Canada has backed U.S .allegations that for about 12 years two Chinese citizens hacked managed Internet service...

December 21st, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Give public more privacy rights, says Canadian commissioner

Ottawa should put privacy and innovation on the same level when creating a new national policy on data and digital transformation,...

December 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Innovation Superclusters

Three innovation superclusters receive funding, ready to move forward

The Government of Canada has announced funding for three of the five superclusters from its $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative....

November 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson