Canada will analyze the cyber security of their public institutions to be ready to attempts of external intervention.
This was stated by Minister of the democratic institutions of Canada Karina Gould.
“This week I will meet with representatives of the Centre for communications security (canadian intelligence Agency responsible for signals intelligence – ed.) to begin a review of our cybersecurity, which will allow you to understand what we need to do to protect democracy,” said Gould.
She added that Canada’s democratic institutions has not yet been subjected to a third attack, but it has happened in other States. “We know that some of our key allies had this experience and now use similar steps, so for us it will be a proactive exercise, which will ensure that we do everything we can to protect our democratic institutions, particularly political parties,” – said the Minister.
As reported, on Monday the Minister of foreign Affairs of Canada Cristea Freeland warned Canada about the risk of information attacks from Russia aimed at destabilization of the political system.
In addition, the Minister of democratic institutions of Canada Karina Gould has previously announced a large-scale inspection systems for the protection of canadian political parties from cyberslam.
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