Cable & Telecom

More than one-quarter of Canadian organizations targeted by Covid-19 themed cyberattacks, says CIRA

OTTAWA — A new report from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released today finds 28% of Canadian organizations who responded to the survey said they have been targeted by a Covid-19 themed cybersecurity incident. Among some of the common cyberattacks were fake contact tracing apps and Covid-19 test result phishing attempts. About three in 10 organizations reported a spike in cybersecurity attacks since the pandemic started. Slightly more than half (52%) of organizations have implemented new cybersecurity protections in response to Covid-19 threats, according to the survey. The CIRA’s 2020 Cybersecurity Report details how the Canadian cybersecurity landscape has...

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.