CYBERSECURITY IN CANADA: HIGHLIGHTS
(a) A new threatWhen Iranian centrifuges were destroyed in 2010 by anonymous hackers, the nature of cybersecurity changed: from now on, it is no longer just a question of preserving the integrity of computer data, but of physical equipment and, on the edge,of human lives. About21% of Canadian companies are hitby cyberattacks that have caused damage. The threat aimsprimarily at critical infrastructure (mainly oil and gas, electricity and the financial sector) and industrial companies. It is a multifaceted threat that can come from lonewolves, disgruntled employees, as well as from organized criminals and even from State secret services.