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The federal government is expected to set aside up to $1 billion for cyber security initiatives.

Next week’s federal budget is expected to make a significant investment in building up Canada’s cyber defences and encouraging tech firms and talented programmers to work with the federal government, CBC News has learned.

Several government sources say up to $1 billion has been requested by federal departments to address a growing number of cybersecurity issues across multiple departments and agencies.

Source: CBC News

Date: February 23rd, 2018

Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/budget-billion-cyber-security-1.4547685

Discussion

1) How much do you know about how important cybersecurity is to every single business?

2) If you are not currently an MIS major or don’t plan on being one, why might having some cybersecurity knowledge be critical to your career?

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