The Cyber Centre works to safeguard federal elections to protect democracy in Canada. This page offers training resources, tailored advice and guidance publications and additional services for voters, political parties, and election authorities.
Reports on cyber threats
Guidance for election authorities
Guidance for political parties
Guidance for all Canadians
- Cyber security briefing for Canadian elections (ITLC 612)
Self-paced 30-60 minute online course offering Canadian democratic institutions the tools and knowledge needed to make educated decisions about securing their IT infrastructure. This course requires a Learning Hub account in order to view it.
- Baseline cyber security controls for small and medium organizations
- Best practices for passphrases and passwords (ITSAP.30.032)
- Cyber security at home and in the office - secure your devices, computers, and networks (ITSAP.10.00.007)
- Cyber security considerations for consumers of managed services (ITSM.50.030)
- Developing your incident response plan (ITSAP.40.003)
- Developing your IT recovery plan (ITSAP.40.004)
- How updates secure your device (ITSAP.10.096)
- Offer tailored cyber security training to your employees (ITSAP.10.093)
- Protecting your organization against denial of service attacks (ITSAP.80.100)
- Protecting your organization when using Wi-Fi (ITSAP.80.009)
- Ransomware: how to prevent and recover (ITSAP.00.099)
- Spotting malicious email messages (ITSAP.00.100)
- Tips for backing up your information (ITSAP.40.002)
- Using bluetooth technology (ITSAP.00.011)
- Using your mobile device securely (ITSAP.00.001)
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