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Canada regularly under state-sponsored cyber attacks

In a way it’s a form of modern non-invasive warfare. Certain nations are using special government supported teams to hack into Canadian government computers to steal information, and a new port says its happening at an alarming rate. David Skillicorn» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology

Conference goers aim to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats

Increasingly sophisticated cyber threats were discussed at three security and hackers’ conferences in Las Vegas last week including attacks on infrastructure and on home and personal devices. Among the hot topics were two attacks on the power grid in Ukraine,» 

Does Canada need its own CIA or MI6?

For defence and security policy wonks in Canada June has been a particularly busy month. It all began with a rather remarkable foreign policy speech delivered by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland in the House of Commons. She not only» 

International, Politics, Society

Confucius Institutes: controversy continues as Toronto rejects their proposal

In a long drawn out discussion over the course of months, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has finally voted formally to cancel a planned partnership with China’s government-funded Confucius Institute. Earlier this year in Toronto, parents, teachers and students»