Cable & Telecom

ANALYSIS: Why the increase in ransomware attacks shows we need a new internet

By Michael Parent and David R. Beatty  MAKE NO MISTAKE. We are in the midst of a digital pandemic of ransomware attacks. The recent ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline and JBS USA Holdings Inc. — the world’s largest pipeline system, and meat processor, respectively — underscore the growing, brazen nature of organized, deliberate attacks on increasingly significant targets, and our chronic inability to defend against them. What we need is a new internet. The old one is broken. Origins of the internet Today’s internet originated from the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) in the late 1960s — a conglomerate of research institutions connecting military,...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.