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Government should have cyber security czar, senators hear

telecom | 10/19/2016 8:43 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Canada should have a federal “cyber czar” focused on the issue of cyber security, Peter Sloly, the former deputy chief of the Toronto Police Service and an executive director at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd., told senators Wednesday. The cyber czar would “overarch ministries and other divisions of government in order to co-ordinate and develop a level of cyber capacity and update the strategy on a continual basis,” he said. Sloly, who works in the cyber section of Deloitte Canada’s risk advisory services, was speaking at a meeting...