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Bank of Canada warns of cyberattack vulnerabilities in financial sector

June 13, 2017 Mike Blanchfield and Jim Bronskill - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – Canada’s interconnected banks are vulnerable to a cascading series of cyberattacks that could undermine broad confidence in the financial system, the Bank of Canada warns. The structural vulnerability could allow for the easy spread of an initial attack

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Documents show many cities are wary of mapping flood risks, making data public

May 9, 2017 Jordan Press - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – When municipal officials were told last year about new tools to help them map the risk of flooding in their communities, they immediately raised red flags, suggesting they wanted no part of it over concerns about legal liability

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Copycat terrorists could use drones to attack planes, intelligence report warns

December 5, 2016 Jim Bronskill - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – Publicity about near-misses between drones and passenger aircraft might give terrorists ideas about how to take down a plane, a federal intelligence report warns. The Transport Canada report obtained by The Canadian Press also suggests small unmanned aerial