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Director Ron Deibert authors new report on Canada’s role in promoting cyber security

Recent evidence shows Canada faces increased cyber threats both from within and abroad. But is the country prepared to protect itself and what will this protection look like?

In a report published by The School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, professor Ron Deibert argues that Canada has potential to be a global leader in cyber security, but this opportunity is being squandered because of the lack of a clear strategy in this area. “Canada should be forging a leading position in global cyberspace governance and security,” Deibert writes. “We certainly stand among those with the most to lose should cyberspace continue its spiral into censorship, securitization, militarization, and crime.”

To read the full report, see here.