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This document describes common concepts relevant to discussions about cyber threat activity in the Canadian context and acts as a point of reference for Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre) publications. This introductory document provides baseline knowledge about the cyber threat environment, including cyber threat actors and their motivations, sophistication, techniques, tools, and the cyber threat surface.
This fact sheet focuses on the protection of the Government of Canada's Information Technology infrastructure and how Budget 2016 resources enable Shared Services Canada to increase protection against cyber threats.
The recent cyber threat activity against the democratic process in the United States and Europe has raised concerns about similar threats to Canada. In this assessment, we consider the cyber threats to Canada’s democratic process at the federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal levels of government. We restrict our analysis of the democratic process to three important aspects that adversaries can target: elections, political parties and politicians, and the media. To better understand the threat environment, CSE examined cyber threat activity against democratic processes both in Canada and around the world over the past ten years.
The Top 10 Information Technology (IT) Security Actions to Protect Internet-Connected Networks and Information (ITSM.10.189) is based on the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS) analysis of cyber threat activity trends and their impact on Internet-connected networks. Organizations that implement these recommendations will address many vulnerabilities and counter most current cyber threats.
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a global pandemic. In a previous Cyber Threat Bulletin, we assessed that cyber threat actors have taken advantage of this context to conduct a range of cyber threat activities. The health sector—which we define as including public health institutions, hospitals and other front-line medical providers, research organizations, and pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies—is being targeted by both cyber criminals and state-sponsored cyber threat actors. The Cyber Centre assesses that in Canada and many other countries health sector organizations almost certainly face increased threats to their cyber security due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This document provides an update to the 2017 report released by CSE. Its purpose is to let Canadians know about the cyber threats to our democratic process in 2019.
Information Technology Security Guidance for Practitioners ITSP.30.031 V3 supersedes ITSP.30.031 V2 User Authentication Guidance for IT Systems and provides guidance on user authentication in IT systems. ITSP.30.031 V3 is also part of a suite of documents developed by CSE to help secure GC departmental networks. User authentication is imperative in keeping cyber threat actors out of departmental systems, and the security controls used to protect GC systems are critical elements in the design of IT infrastructure.
"The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security has warned that foreign actors will likely try to interfere in Canadian election processes. If you’re involved in politics – as a political candidate, staffer or volunteer – you are a target. It’s vital that you take steps to protect yourself. The Cyber Centre has advice to help you protect your cyber security and deal with threats to your social media accounts.
"This document is intended for elections authorities. It introduces common threats to Canada’s electoral processes and provides guidance on protecting the systems and the people involved in these processes. The guidance in this document is based on information gathered from various sources and is only intended to provide a set of recommendations that you can implement in addition to your organizational policies and practices. Note that this document does not provide exhaustive guidance on the measures you should take to protect your organization against cyber threats.
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