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Bill C-26: A stronger defence for Canada’s critical infrastructure

In June 2022, the Parliament of Canada introduced Bill C-26: An Act respecting cyber security, amending the Telecommunications Act and making consequential amendments to other Acts.  The Bill has two parts:   Part 1 amends the existing Telecommunications Act  Part 2 creates the Critical Cyber Systems Protection Act  Bill C-26: Part 1  The Telecommunications Act, created in […]

Potential cyber security implications of the Russia-Ukraine conflict

On 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine, leading to a large-scale ongoing conflict across the country. Tensions had grown in the region since December 2021, when Russia started amassing its troops near the Ukrainian border. Roughly a month later, several governments and private sources reported on cyber attacks targeting the Ukrainian government and private entities. […]

What you need to know about data privacy (plus 5 ways to help protect it)

In 2016, the European Union introduced the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR). Websites everywhere suddenly had very visible banners outlining cookie policies and commitments to data privacy. The regulation’s roll-out highlighted just how much personal data businesses work with every day. Ongoing digital transformation has helped organizations of every size and in every sector reach […]

Incident Response Plan: What it is & 4 Key Components

An incident response (IR) plan is a formal document that guides an organization’s response to a cyber security incident. IR plans cover both the technical and business aspects of incident response, with recommended steps to help teams prepare for, detect, respond to, and recover from a potential cyber attack. On a larger scale, this document […]

Field Effect Partners with RS22 to help UK businesses defend against increasing cyber security threats

RS22 will leverage Covalence, Field Effect’s Managed Detection and Response (MDR) platform, to provide best-in-class cyber security protection for customers across the UK We are excited to announce a new partnership with RS22, a UK-based IT security reseller and managed service provider. With up to 65% of large and medium sized UK companies affected by […]