Description: It appears that a security flaw across Quebec’s higher education system has ended in one student’s expulsion. After exposing a major system weakness Ahmed Al-Khabaz was voted out of his school’s computer science department. Source: FastCompany Date: January 22nd, 2013 Last fall, a 20-year-old computer science student named Ahmed Al-Khabaz at Dawson College in Montreal… Read more »
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Description: Free cloud service providers collect and store massive amounts of personal data. While this data is usually well-protected and secure, given the right incentive, there is no question that hackers could compromise the security of even the largest cloud service providers. So what are governments doing to protect their sensitive data? Source: TheGuardian Date: October 15,… Read more »
Description: CNN’s Dan Simon pays a visit to a U.S. government lab that protects the nation from cyber-terrorism. Source: CNN .com. Date: Oct 1, 2011 Questions for discussion: What do you feel are the major risks from cyber terrorism in your geographic area? How should Canada best prepare for cyber war attacks?