Government of Canada Investing $80 Million to Launch New 'Cyber Security Innovation Network' ProgramFriday, May 7, 2021
Government of Canada investing $80 million to position Canada as a global leader in cyber security
$80-million investment will support cyber security research and development, commercialization, and skills and talent development
Vancouver, BC, May 7, 2021--(T-Net)--The Government of Canada announced today that it has launched a new Cyber Security Innovation Network program. This program is being launched with an investment of $80 million over four years.
The program will fund the creation of a national network composed of multiple centres of expertise on cyber security that are affiliated with post-secondary institutions from across Canada, in collaboration with partners in the private sector, not-for-profits, provincial/territorial/municipal governments and other Canadian post-secondary institutions.
The network will work with these partners to enhance research and development, increase commercialization, and develop skilled cyber security talent across Canada.
This announcement supports the principles set out in Canada's Digital Charter.
"Strong cyber security expertise and innovations are key to protecting Canada's data and intellectual property and to maintaining the competitiveness of Canada's businesses. Today's announcement builds on the Digital Charter's commitment to safeguard Canadians' digital privacy and security. It will also help maintain Canada's role as a world leader in cyber security, creating well-paying jobs and economic growth." stated François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.
For further information: John Power, A/Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, email@example.com; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org
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