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Federal

You can download, save and print the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in various languages (PDF format). <strong>Versions other than English or French are considered promotional material; they are not to be considered an official translation.</strong>

Organization: Canadian Heritage

Formats: PDF/UA

Keywords:  charter, rights, freedoms, constitution,

Federal

This document provides high-level guidance on what application whitelisting is, what it is not, and how to apply it effectively in a Windows-based environment.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Cyber Defence, Network Security, Operating Systems and Applications, Top 10,

Federal

This list supersedes ITSB-89, the Top 35 Mitigation Measures, and is based on CSE’s analysis of the cyber threat activity trends that impact Government of Canada (GC) Internet-connected networks.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Cyber Defence, Network Security, Risk Management, Top 10,

Federal

This bulletin aims to describe the risks posed by, and possible mitigations for, the exposure of classified IT systems to wireless signals and mobile devices that are not authorized to connect to those systems. The intended audience for this bulletin includes those responsible for IT security risk management activities as well as information system security practitioners.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Mobility, Wireless,

Federal

This document provides guidance for deploying Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Edition operating system (OS) (i.e., Windows 7) in a manner that will best prevent compromise of Government of Canada (GC) IT assets and infrastructures in a generic internet-facing Protected B environment. It is intended for use by information system practitioners, security practitioners, and security assessment and authorization authorities who are collectively responsible for departmental networking risk management.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Network Security, Operating Systems and Applications,

Federal

This bulletin is in support of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS) Information Technology Policy Implementation Notice 2014-01 (ITPIN: 2014-01). The notice, released in May 2014, describes the risks posed by, and the possible mitigations for, removable media devices that are used to temporarily store GC information. The intended audience for this bulletin includes executives, those responsible for IT security risk management activities, and information system security practitioners.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Cryptography,

Federal

Government of Canada (GC) departments rely on information systems to support their business activities. These interconnected information systems are often subject to serious threats which can have adverse effects on departmental business activities by compromising the confidentiality, integrity or availability of the systems and their information technology (IT) assets. Senior management support is essential in ensuring the continued protection of business applications, information assets, and IT infrastructures. This bulletin identifies key questions to guide leadership discussions between management and their IT security team to enhance national security, protect sensitive GC information and enable the achievement of departmental mission objectives.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Cyber Defence, Network Security, Risk Management,

Federal

Mobile devices have spread rapidly across the Government of Canada (GC) corporate enterprise and while they boost productivity and efficiency, they significantly increase the risk of a compromise to sensitive information. To help mitigate this threat, Communications Security Establishment Security Canada (CSEC) recommends departments utilize a Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Mobility,

Federal

This bulletin is intended for information security practitioners responsible for IT security risk management activities and is structured to be used within the framework of Information Technology Security (ITS) management activities defined within the publication: CSEC - IT Security Risk Management: A Lifecycle Approach (ITSG-33).

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Network Security, Operating Systems and Applications,

Federal

"The iPad’s ease of use, short boot up time and portability makes the device more convenient than traditional laptops. Employees consider the iPad to be a great companion device, and are using it to replace paper, to take notes in meetings, and to read documents while travelling. However, iPads will introduce new risks to an organization’s business and the security of its information. The security risks are numerous, and must be carefully considered, clearly understood and security controls and safeguards put in place before iPads are allowed to remotely access a departmental network.

Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada

Formats: PDF HTML

Keywords:  Risk Management,

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