CATA's mission is to move Canada to 1st place or an A grade in Innovation and Competitiveness. We do so under the rubric of the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign with Core Planks and a Working Agenda for Advocacy Initiatives.

SR&ED process dampens ambitions and innovation

December 10, 2019

Research and innovation are important to this small manufacturing firm, but it can no longer rely on the SR&ED tax credit to help it maintain a world-leading product. In today’s world of intense global competition, many Canadian companies compete through continuous research and innovation. Coretech Engineering*, a small company based in Milton, Ontario, has carved […]

EPIC2019 Award Winners

November 10, 2019

The 4th Annual EPIC Summit and Awards bring together law enforcement, private sector innovators, government and academia to collaborate in the fight against cybercrime. The EPIC awards recognize and reward contributions by Canadian law enforcers and private sector leaders who demonstrate “excellence, innovation and initiative” in the prevention, detection, disruption, and dismantling of cybercrime actors […]

OpenText wins Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime (EPIC) Innovation Award

November 8, 2019

Blue Line Magazine Published on: Nov. 7, 2019 OpenText’s Robbie Greenquist, left, a Forensic Account Executive, receives the Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime (EPIC) Innovation Award. OpenText, which specializes in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced OpenText EnCase was awarded the Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime (EPIC) Innovation Award by the E-Crime […]

Using technology to fight cybercrime and trying to catch the uncatchable: Paul Vallée is building our next line of defence

October 22, 2019

Data is the hottest global commodity today, but it’s also the target of ever-increasing incidents of e-crime and security breaches. For Paul Vallée, dealing with data protection is at the core of what does. Vallée founded Pythian when he was 25, and by nature of the business, was thrust into questions of data security and compliance. […]

Interested in how to use the internet as a tool to support law enforcement? Julie Clegg is too, and she’s leading the way.

The number of cybercrime incidents are on the rise, and neither the private nor the public sector is prepared for it. Globally, the annual cost of cybercrime is estimated to hit $6 trillion by 2021. That’s a staggering amount of growth from $3 trillion in 2015 states a concerned Julie Clegg, seasoned investigator, author, and […]

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