Communications Security Establishment

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CSE's Cyberware Toolbox Revealed

Top-secret documents obtained by the CBC show Canada's electronic spy agency has developed a vast arsenal of cyberwarfare tools alongside its U.S. and British counterparts to hack into computers and p...
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CSEC Fesses Up On Spying, A Little Bit

OTTAWA - Canada's electronic spy agency says it gathers and sometimes keeps personal information — including names and email addresses of Canadians — as part of efforts to protect vital networks from...

Spy Chiefs Face Grilling

Canada's security chiefs will face a public grilling over allegations of widespread spying later this afternoon.  The heads of Canada's two spy agencies, CSEC and CSIS, as well as the prime...
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'Zero Legislative Accountability'

OTTAWA - Conservative Sen. Hugh Segal says it's "deeply problematic" that Canada lacks a full-fledged national security committee of parliamentarians to keep an eye on spy agencies.At a national intel...
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Canada's Spy Agency Sued

OTTAWA - A civil liberties watchdog is suing Canada's electronic spy agency for allegedly breaching the constitutional rights of Canadians.The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association says Communi...
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The Secretive Get More Secretive

OTTAWA - The curtains at Canada's most secretive federal agency have been drawn a little tighter.The government has quietly stopped telling Canadians about the annual priorities of the national electr...