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

Gavel in court

RCMP, Calgary police helped US in ransomware indictments

The RCMP and Calgary Police are credited by the U.S. Justice Department with being among the agencies that helped a...

November 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Parliament Hill - Ottawa sunset

Ottawa vows to make Canada a global leader in cyber security

Ottawa has released its long-awaited update to its national cyber security strategy, promising to better protect Canadians from cyber crime,...

June 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

DDoS Attack Brick Wall

RCMP involved in closing of world’s biggest DDoS-for-hire site

The RCMP was involved in action by several police forces this week who shut down what they say was the world's...

April 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon

malware, cyber crime, data theft, network security

Canadian police frustration over cyber crime shows at conference

OTTAWA – Police frustration of dealing with the ever-increasing amount cyber crime businesses and citizens face compared with limited law...

November 7th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Take back control

RCMP turns to AI to help rescue victims of child sexual exploitation

For the RCMP investigators working at the Canadian Police Centre for Missing and Exploited Children who face the grim task...

February 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson

#ITWCchats Twitter Recap: Will state-sanctioned hacks make encryption irrelevant?

Update: Thanks again to Nandini Jolly of CryptoMill Technologies Inc. and Laura Tribe of Open Media, and all other participants...

May 31st, 2016 Dave Yin

BlackBerry CEO reassures customers of mobile device security in wake of RCMP reveal

BlackBerry Ltd. is defending itself in light of revelations that it had given the RCMP the global encryption key to its personal...

April 19th, 2016 Dave Yin

The Blackberry passport

The RCMP has had power to intercept BlackBerry messages for years: report

It looks like while the U.S. continues its national debate over privacy versus security in the form of the Apple-FBI...

April 15th, 2016 Dave Yin