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Cyber security not built into trade agreements: negotiator

telecom | 05/19/2016 8:22 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Don’t look to international trade agreements to keep digital trade secure, participants of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s International Trade Day event were told Thursday morning. “Trade agreements certainly have a role to play. They’re good at doing certain things, but at the same time they’re not a panacea or a cure for all ills,” Nolan Wiebe, a senior trade policy analyst with Global Affairs Canada, said during a discussion focused on securing the digital trading system. The federal government’s cyber-security policy...