Family employed by Ontario accused of $11M COVID benefit fraud
Unproven civil claim on behalf of the province, which also seeks $2 million in punitive damages.
NB university establishes cybersecurity ‘hub’
The institute will offer programs for various skill levels to address the widening cybersecurity knowledge gap.
As oilpatch bleeds, Alberta’s high-tech sector needs workers
A 2015 forecast estimated Alberta’s tech sector would need to add 17,000 information technology workers by 2019.
Telus study finds Canadian businesses split on IoT plans
Nearly half have no plans to implement Internet of Things technology.
IBM to create 100 cybersecurity jobs in New Brunswick
Premier Brian Gallant says the expansion builds a strong foundation for continued growth in the province’s IT sector.
BlackBerry acquires UK cyber hacker whacker
Encription will be part of the Waterloo tech company’s new cybersecurity practice.
Prepare a cyber defence
Manufacturers need to be aware of the threat to their businesses and place cyber security high on the action list.
Chinese hackers installed malware on NRC computers
Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre study says perpetrators used complex techniques to infiltrate the council.
Quebec’s Couillard to lead trade mission to China
Premier will promote the province’s aerospace, bio-food, information technology and green tech sectors.
Celestica to lead advanced manufacturing research network
Federal funding is part of an Industry Canada plan to provide seed money for business-led centres of excellence.
Cyber criminals launch attacks from virtual bases in Canada
“A world in which you could put a castle wall around your system and keep intruders out is no longer plausible.”
GM gets techy with HP
Automaker signs project and software contracts with HP to accelerate IT transformation.
Manufacturers are less confident in Q2: PwC
Bets on foreign markets and energy investments as holding the key to growth.