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B.C. medical tech company Kardium secures US$104M in funding

B.C. medical tech company Kardium secures US$104M in funding

Burnaby company plans to use fund to expand manufacturing, hire more workers
Canada, U.K. privacy officials launch joint investigation into 23andMe data breach

Canada, U.K. privacy officials launch joint investigation into 23andMe data breach

OTTAWA — Canada's privacy commissioner is teaming up with his U.K. counterpart to investigate a data breach discovered last year at 23andMe. Philippe Dufresne's office says the joint investigation with U.K.
'No network is flawless': Wildfires underscore resiliency challenges for telecoms

'No network is flawless': Wildfires underscore resiliency challenges for telecoms

As wind-driven wildfires broke out on the Hawaiian island of Maui last summer, killing more than 100 people and destroying thousands of buildings, a telecommunications blackout kept many residents in the dark.
Silicon Valley spirit growing on Fraser Valley farms

Silicon Valley spirit growing on Fraser Valley farms

B.C.-made agriculture-tech is helping B.C. farms enhance productivity, manage change
Cybersecurity standards emerging in Canada as ransomware business booms

Cybersecurity standards emerging in Canada as ransomware business booms

"The way that the bad guys are getting in is constantly changing, and the battlefield is constantly shifting for cybersecurity professionals to keep these organizations safe."
'Rebuilding a plane while it’s still flying': UVic supercomputer to get $16.4M overhaul

'Rebuilding a plane while it’s still flying': UVic supercomputer to get $16.4M overhaul

UVic’s Arbutus computer network has about three million users.
Key federal agencies ill-equipped to fight growing cybercrime threat, auditor finds

Key federal agencies ill-equipped to fight growing cybercrime threat, auditor finds

OTTAWA — Three key agencies lacked the "capacity and tools" to effectively protect Canadians from cyberattacks and tackle the growing threat of online crime, the federal spending watchdog has found.
Federal government invests in pandemic rapid response lab at UBC

Federal government invests in pandemic rapid response lab at UBC

UBC gets $140 million for science hub tasked with developing vaccines, drugs for health emergencies.
Major sporting events a prime target for cybercriminals, federal centre warns

Major sporting events a prime target for cybercriminals, federal centre warns

OTTAWA — The coming Paris Olympics and other major sporting events are tempting targets for cybercriminals and hacktivists looking to fatten their wallets, promote causes or pilfer secrets, federal security officials warn.
KPMG teams with Microsoft to teach free AI, cybersecurity skills

KPMG teams with Microsoft to teach free AI, cybersecurity skills

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade this fall is set to launch its own training program for executives who are members