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February 2, 2019 by Stephen Law

Siemens Canada joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

Siemens Canada has announced its corporate membership with the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) housed at the University of Fredericton NB.  In May 2018, Siemens announced the creation of a Cybersecurity Centre in Fredericton with support from OpportunitiesNB (ONB).  The…
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November 20, 2018 by The Canadian Press, Waterloo

BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance

BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to acquire U.S. artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance for US$1.4 billion in cash. The Ontario-based company called Cylance a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity software.  “Cylance’s…
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November 2, 2018 by Paulo Garcia, Assistant Professor, Carleton University / Source: The Canadian Press

Don’t trust your hardware: Why security vulnerabilities affect us all

A few weeks ago, Bloomberg reported that China was spying on American tech firms, including Apple and Amazon, by installing secret microchips on server boards during the production process. These hardware trojans are, like the Greek horse used to sneak…
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October 25, 2018 by Kelvin Chan, The Associated Press, Brussels

Apple CEO warns data being ‘weaponized’

Tim Cook backs privacy laws during an international conference on data privacy
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October 9, 2018 by David Paddon, The Canadian Press, Toronto (With files from Linda Nguyen)

Canadian firms overconfident when it comes to cyberattacks: study

Canadian companies tend to be overconfident or unprepared to protect sensitive information from data breaches – mostly because they have an incomplete or inadequate picture about the evolving challenges they face, according to cybersecurity experts.  A study conducted by Ovum…
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December 12, 2017 by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press (CP)

Artificial intelligence to fuel a new cybersecurity race, say experts

MONTREAL _ Technological advances in artificial intelligence are fuelling a new race between hackers and those toiling to protect cybersecurity networks. Cybersecurity is always a race between offence and defence but new tools are giving companies that employ them a…
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September 6, 2017 by Stephen Law

Cybersecurity and Cloud in the Spotlight for Canadian biz

Data management and security top of mind, with the majority of businesses opting for hybrid cloud solutions