Cyber security head: “Hundreds” of countries pose a cyber threat to …

Cyber security head: Hundreds of countries pose a cyber threat to Canada

Although large countries such as Russia and China have been attached to high-profile cyber security incidents as of late, the new head of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security cautions that the two are not the only ones threatening Canada’s cyber infrastructure.

“Cyber tools aren’t just within the range of one or two [countries],” Scott Jones told

“It’s within the range of 100 countries. It is a very cheap way to come and do some of the things like mass manipulation of information.”

According to Jones, who also serves as deputy chief of IT security at the Communications Security Establishment, the headlines might be focusing on Russia and China, but it is his job to consider all threats regardless of source.

He said that Canada’s major concern is that it has to keep up with the latest

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