Banking, Trade and Commerce – October 19, 2017

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Banking, Trade and Commerce – October 19, 2017

Cybersecurity experts testify as part of the committee’s study on cybersecurity and cyberfraud.

Benoît Dupont, scientific director of the Smart Cybersecurity Network (SERENE-RISC), discusses issues such as the current state of Canadian cybersecurity and future challenges that will have to be addressed from a research and development perspective.

Scott Jones, deputy chief of IT Security for the Communications Security Establishment, then outlines CSE’s mandate and its work with government partners and the private sector to help protect Canada’s sensitive information. His colleague -André Boucher, director general of cybersecurity partnerships, also testifies.