ChatGPT has taken the world by storm. But are there security concerns? And if so, what can be done to address them? In this article Scott Burns provides an explanation of ChatGPT and discusses these issues.
AI’s Impact on Society and Security
Artificial intelligence is a rapidly advancing technology that influences much of daily life in economically advanced countries. It has the ability to benefit a wide range of industries, from internet-based businesses to weapons manufacturers; however, applications of AI is not without risks.
Canada’s Lacking Data Privacy Protections
Canadian’s reliance on the internet and the amount of personal data stored there creates data privacy concerns that the government ought to remedy.
Quantum Computing Revolution: Risks and Prospects
Although quantum computing offers exciting new ways to predict, compute, and simulate data, their potential ability to decipher passwords make them an emerging threat to the security of individuals and states; the international ‘arms’ race for quantum technology raises questions about how to educate the public about these inventions and regulate them.
Challenges to Cyber Resiliency Series – Diversity in Cyber Security
Are you interested in hearing about women and diversity in cyber security? Join us for the second panel of our Challenges to Cyber Resiliency Series to hear our panel of experts discuss the challenges facing diversity in cyber security and the importance of incorporating people from different backgrounds and experiences into the cyber field. Register here to Read More…
Should cyberattacks be considered an act of war?
From the advent of the U.S.’s development and releasing of the Stuxnet virus in 2010 to the more recent attacks on critical infrastructure, such as the Colonial Pipeline, cyberattacks have become an increasingly prominent and newsworthy facet of contemporary society and international relations. While by no means novel phenomena, amidst these growing developments and in Read More…
A China Strategy Begins at Home: Foreign Interference Legislation in Canada
An effective China strategy should defend residents and Canadian citizens in Canada without inciting further ethnic and racial tensions. In the article, foreign interference legislation is explored as one policy option to accomplish these goals.
The Reality of Social Media and Data Collection: Netflix’s “The Great Hack”
With Netflix’s release of “The Great Hack” late July 2019, Tiffany Kwok reflects on the actions of Cambridge Analytica, and how the data scandal changed the way the world viewed social media data collection.
MADCOMs: Human or Machine?
Tiffany Kwok explores the fresh topic of MADCOMs in the field of artificial intelligence, and ties in possible consequences for democracy.
Disinformation and the Upcoming Federal Election: An Interview
With the upcoming 2019 federal election quickly approaching, Tiffany Kwok speaks with Director at NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence Mr. Jānis Sārts, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto Dr. Joseph McQuade, and Research Director at the Samara Centre for Democracy Dr. Michael Morden on all issues regarding disinformation.