A decades-old organization that is pushing for a multilateral approach to decision-making on the future of the internet has registered to lobby the government for the first time.
The government has spent years consulting on connected and autonomous cars and now is the time for it to act, Barrie Kirk, executive director of the think tank Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE), told a Parliamentary committee on the first day of its new study on the topic.
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and Carleton University have signed a memorandum of understanding to partner in researching ways to protect critical telecommunications infrastructure used in power plants from cyber attacks, according to a March 21 release.
Over the last month, the number of people who hold an unfavourable public opinion of Facebook Inc. has increased, and almost three-quarters of respondents to an Angus Reid survey plan on making changes to their use of the platform, according to data released by the research company on Monday.
There is high awareness of cyber threats among businesses with .ca registrations, but a sizeable sum of small and large organizations surveyed by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) over the tail end of 2017 still experienced attacks involving ransomware and distributed denial-of-service.