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Canadian companies should watch out when they use technology supplied by state-owned companies from countries that want to steal corporate secrets, the country’s security agencies have warned.

The RCMP organized two workshops last March — one in Calgary, the other in Toronto — to raise awareness about threats to critical systems, including espionage and foreign interference, cyberattacks, terrorism and sabotage, newly disclosed documents show.

Source: CBC News

Date: November 23. 2018

Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/security-agencies-warn-espionage-networks-1.4919962

Discussion

1) What sort of things should companies “watch out” for?

2) How might you factor in all the effort to check if there issues with hardware or software purchased from other countries in the Total Cost of Ownership of an item?

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