Canada Cyberattacks

Protecting Patient Information In Modern Health Care

David Masson | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada
David Masson

The health care industry is unique. Highly regulated, highly specialized, and in possession of highly confidential information, it's a natural target for cyber-attacks. With the rise of internet-connected devices and the industry lagging behind modern cyber security, now more than ever IT decision-makers in health care need to think about how to best protect patient information in the modern threat landscape.

Cyberattack Risk Spikes At $10 million In Annual Revenue For SMBs

Iva Peric-Lightfoot | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada
Iva Peric-Lightfoot

The evidence clearly points to the need for Canadian SMBs to increase their awareness of threats and ability to detect them, especially as they look to grow. Keeping these points in mind, there is always room for improvements in cyber policies and procedures, product selection and education because it doesn't look like cyber threats will be subsiding in the near future.

Shielding Federal Sites From Attacks Would Be Costly: Expert

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Politics

The federal government could stop cyber-meddlers from taking down its websites — but that would cost money, a computer-security expert says.

U.S. Banks Hit By Cyberattacks

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several ...

NSA Chips In 100,000 Foreign Computers: Report

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but not in the United States — tha...

Hello Friend, I'm A Canadian Prince And I Need Your Help...

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Public Safety Department worries Canada is becoming a digital launching pad for — not just a target of — malicious cyber-activities, ...

Cyberattacks Are The New Face Of Espionage

Posted 08.13.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Canada's spy agency says cyberattacks waged via the Internet are the fastest growing form of espionage. The Canadian...