The growing dependence of the Canadian society on information and communication technology systems translates into the fact that they face a higher risk of cyber attacks. Cyber attacks are a serious risk to humankind, equal with natural disasters and extreme weather conditions. Cyber risks have escalated, beginning with 2017, is much more prevalent and disruptive. Offensive manoeuvrs are amazingly intricate and they target individual Canadians, as well as companies. In spite of growing awareness of the threat, not much is known about whom hackers set their eyes on. Threats to important infrastructure represent a national security priority. It’s a good thing that the Canadian government is working on cyber security issues.