Cybersecurity

Innovation, Science and Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne rises during Question Period, Monday, April 25, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada presses for G7 quick-reaction group on cybersecurity after Ukraine invasion

Canada presses for G7 quick-reaction group on cybersecurity after Ukraine invasion

 

Innovation, Science and Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne rises during Question Period, Monday, April 25, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada presses for G7 quick-reaction group on cybersecurity after Ukraine invasion

Proposed cybersecurity working group would help better prepare Canada and its allies

 

Edmonton-Southwest MLA Thomas Dang (centre) laughs along with his colleagues during an introductory meeting with all newly-elected MLAs in Edmonton on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Alberta MLA says he felt obligated to hack government website, used premier’s info

Thomas Dang under police investigation, says intent was to protect private information of Albertans

 

A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C., Dec. 19, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Security committee finds gaps in federal cyberdefences that place vital data at risk

Security committee finds gaps in federal cyberdefences that place vital data at risk

A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C., Dec. 19, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
FILE - Sir Richard Branson walks in front of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket after it was unveiled, on Feb. 19, 2016, in Mojave, Calif. Cybersecurity and space are emerging risks to the global economy, adding to existing challenges posed by climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, the World Economic Forum said in a report Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

World Economic Forum warns cyber risks add to climate threat

Cyberattacks becoming more aggressive and widespread

  • Jan 11, 2022
FILE - Sir Richard Branson walks in front of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket after it was unveiled, on Feb. 19, 2016, in Mojave, Calif. Cybersecurity and space are emerging risks to the global economy, adding to existing challenges posed by climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, the World Economic Forum said in a report Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
St. John’s cityscape is shown from Southside Hills on Thursday, May 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

COVID-19 pandemic made hospitals more vulnerable to cyberattacks: security experts

COVID-19 pandemic has increased pressure on victims to pay up

St. John’s cityscape is shown from Southside Hills on Thursday, May 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly
A new AP-NORC/MeriTalk poll finds about two-thirds of Americans say personal information stored online, such as social media activity or physical location, isn’t secure. About half say so about text messages.

Americans have little trust in online security: AP-NORC poll

Majority puts more faith in the private sector to handle security

A new AP-NORC/MeriTalk poll finds about two-thirds of Americans say personal information stored online, such as social media activity or physical location, isn’t secure. About half say so about text messages.
File - In this May 11, 2021 file photo, a Colonial Pipeline station is seen in Smyrna, Ga., near Atlanta. The Department of Homeland Security has announced new requirements for U.S. pipeline operators to bolster cybersecurity following a May ransomware attack that disrupted gas delivery across the East Coast.(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

US moves to better protect infrastructure from cyber threats

Partnership was launched as a pilot program in April

  • Jul 28, 2021
File - In this May 11, 2021 file photo, a Colonial Pipeline station is seen in Smyrna, Ga., near Atlanta. The Department of Homeland Security has announced new requirements for U.S. pipeline operators to bolster cybersecurity following a May ransomware attack that disrupted gas delivery across the East Coast.(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo, a woman looks out from the lobby next to the logo displayed on the IBM Building in New York. The average cost of a data breach in Canada hit a seven-year high last year as companies grappled with new cybersecurity risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mary Altaffer

Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021: IBM

Average cost of data breach in Canada was $6.75 million per incident

In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo, a woman looks out from the lobby next to the logo displayed on the IBM Building in New York. The average cost of a data breach in Canada hit a seven-year high last year as companies grappled with new cybersecurity risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mary Altaffer
FILE - In this Jan.23 2018 file photo, a French solider watches code lines on his computer at the French Defense ministry stand during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)
FILE - In this Jan.23 2018 file photo, a French solider watches code lines on his computer at the French Defense ministry stand during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)
The Microsoft company logo is displayed at their offices in Sydney, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Rick Rycroft

Watchdog ‘almost certain’ Microsoft Exchange security gap has Canadian victims

Canadian Centre for Cyber Security’s March 16 alert was the third since early March 2

The Microsoft company logo is displayed at their offices in Sydney, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Rick Rycroft
A photo illustration made December 14, 2012 in Montreal shows a computer in chains. Security experts warn about “ransomware,” where computers or mobile phones are locked down by cyber thieves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Cyber cops in 9 nations team up to disrupt dangerous malware

Malicious software was delivered in infected email attachments containing Word documents

  • Jan 27, 2021
A photo illustration made December 14, 2012 in Montreal shows a computer in chains. Security experts warn about “ransomware,” where computers or mobile phones are locked down by cyber thieves. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Barr: FBI probing if foreign gov’t behind HHS cyber incident

Barr: FBI probing if foreign gov’t behind HHS cyber incident

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr vowed in an interview with The…

Barr: FBI probing if foreign gov’t behind HHS cyber incident
New federal cybersecurity strategy follows ‘overlap, lack of clarity’

New federal cybersecurity strategy follows ‘overlap, lack of clarity’

OTTAWA — In the often shadowy and dangerous domain of cyberspace, the…

New federal cybersecurity strategy follows ‘overlap, lack of clarity’