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Appoint cyber czar, endorse certification program: Chamber of Commerce

telecom | 04/03/2017 8:59 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Cyber security is everyone’s responsibility, but the federal government needs to take a leadership role to help stem the flow of money draining from the Canadian economy due to attacks on businesses, according to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Canada loses about $3.12 billion per year due to cyber crime, or 0.17 per cent of gross domestic product, the business association said in a report released Monday. The most obvious effects are the direct financial costs and...