Author: Gordie York

Cyber security – an increasing concern for Canadians

June 28, 2018

With a steady increase in the cyber attacks department, Canadians are now more than ever worried about cyber security threats among organizations – at least that what the statistics of CIRA show. Studies have also indicated that users are less likely to resort to an e-commerce business after finding out it was faced with a cyber attack in the past. The surveys clearly show how Canadians are up to even ten times more keen to avoid certain organizations that have dealt with issues of this kind than Americans. While it is obvious that Canadians have fully embraced cyberspace, with over 70 percent banking online and more than 50 percent covering their taxes electronically, security concerns seem to not decrease in number.

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Yes, cyber attacks are a real threat to the Canadian society

June 20, 2018

Canadian society is vulnerable to cyber attacks, and the proof lays in the thousands of companies that are shut down every year by a malware or virus. Tech professionals have analyzed the phenomenon and they warned the society that cyber criminality is a growing threat everyone should fight against. Why are hacktivists such a great threat to the Canadian society? A single person can create a lot of damage by using only their intellect and a computer. The attacks made on companies are conducted by small-scale criminals, but if a terrorist organization collaborates with cyber criminals then the damaged caused could bring a country to its knees.

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