Federal government launches cyber-security campaign

OTTAWA — The best way to fight the growing threat of cybercrime is through prevention, which is why the federal government launched a website and ad campaign Monday aimed at getting Canadians to do their part.

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews unveiled www.getcybersafe.ca at the University of Ottawa as part of the kickoff to Cyber Security Awareness Month which runs through October.

The campaign, he said, is designed to help Canadians protect themselves and their families by better understanding the threats that they can face online.

"Our increasing reliance on cyber technologies makes us more vulnerable to those who would attack our digital infrastructure to undermine our national security, economic prosperity and quality of life," Toews said.

 

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