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Cyber-Attacks Increase 80%: Dr. Michael Geist Addresses the Risks at DAC

Posted: July 17, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, financial education, privacy, Real Wealth Manager, cybersecurity, Finance Department, Trump, artifical intelligence, cyber breaches, data security, Michael Geist, privacy laws, Zuckerberg, Kremlin, election hacking, Deloitte, conferences, Putin

Cyber-security has been the subject of daily political news on the world stage, but it hits close to home, too. In 2017, the Federal Conduct Authority (FCA) in the U.K. reported that cyber-attacks in the financial sector increased by 80 percent. Managing this critical risk is the subject of a riveting keynote at this fall’s Distinguished Advisor Conference (DAC) in Quebec City by esteemed columnist and Internet and E-Commerce Law Research Chair, Dr. Michael Geist.

Fall Economic Statement: Low Earners Benefit from Strong Economy

Posted: October 24, 2017 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , taxation, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, tax courses, tax changes, financial education, tax reform, entrepreneur, Liberal government, Fall Economic Statement, Finance Department, Canada Child Benefit, Working Income Tax Benefit, 2018 Federal Budget, Moreneau

On October 24, 2017, Finance Canada issued the Fall Economic Statement, which forecasts better-than-expected economic growth, at least in the shorter term.  The resulting increase in tax revenues have blessed the department with new funds for spending priorities; notably to help families with children and the working poor.