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Gov’t announces cybersecurity, connected cars funding

telecom | 08/13/2018 5:12 pm EDT

The federal government announced over $2 million in funding for a number of cybersecurity and connected car initiatives in press releases Friday. Victoria-based Hyas Infosec Inc. will get $475,000 from the Western Innovation Initiative (WINN), which provides repayable contributions for small and medium businesses in western Canada. The money will go toward commercializing its cybersecurity monitoring platform, called Saltspring, which the government said would “provide real-time visibility into attacks and breaches across global networks.” The release said the platform “will help...