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Questions remain about CSE public info use, Cambridge Analytica

Media | 03/23/2018 10:46 am EDT

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan couldn’t tell MPs or reporters whether the data collected by Cambridge Analytica would qualify by the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) as “publicly available information” the agency would be able to collect on...

CSE ‘actively working’ with telecoms on SS7

telecom | 11/28/2017 5:45 pm EST

The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) has been providing “advice and guidance” to telecoms on a security vulnerability found on mobile network infrastructure known as signalling system 7 (SS7), the organization said in light of recent media reports on the matter.  “In addition to advice and guidance related to specific issues such as SS7, CSE provides the government of Canada with extensive cyber security advice and best practice recommendations including, for using mobile communications devices safely,” chief of the CSE Greta Bossenmaier said in the Tuesday statement. ...