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Parliament's Security Service Looks For Cyber Guru

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 05 Feb, 2019
  • Parliament's Security Service Looks For Cyber Guru

OTTAWA — The organization in charge of providing physical security to Parliament is looking to up its cybersecurity.


The Parliamentary Protective Service is considering using cloud software and needs advice on how to do it without putting its data at risk.


So it intends to hire a contract cybersecurity specialist to teach staff about security standards and advise them on what to look for in software vendors.


Storing data online can be more efficient but also risky.


It means outsourcing not just the information-technology work to keep software updated and functioning, but the security that keeps sensitive material safe from hackers.


In December, the Communications Security Establishment said China was responsible for compromising several service providers as early as 2016.

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