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Devices ‘no less important’ in Huawei debate: computing professor

Media | 02/01/2019 8:08 am EST

OTTAWA — Debate about whether or not to ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. from Canada’s future 5G networks has focused largely on backbone infrastructure, but a professor of computer science said consumer devices are also part of the risk equation. “The threat from devices is qualitatively different but no less important,” David Skillicorn, a professor at Queen’s University and Royal Military College in Kingston, Ont., said in an email following testimony from...

CSE activities under C-59 may weaken encryption tools: CCLA

telecom | 12/07/2017 5:24 pm EST

OTTAWA — Parliamentarians debating Bill C-59 will have to come to grips with whether the Communications Security Establishment’s (CSE) new mandate under the proposed national security legislation could threaten communications tools, such as encryption, that secure data...