Below you’ll find all of CIRA’s resource publications, including white papers, factsheets and other in-depth reports, arranged by newest publication first.
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Canadian Internet access is heavily and unnecessarily dependent upon foreigh infrastructure, especially U.S. infrastructure. This dependence imposes significant burdens upon Canadian Internet users. By establishing more Internet exchange points (IXPs) within Canada, Canada can reduce the portion of network traffic that travels from one point in Canada through the United States or other nations and back to Canada.Download toward-efficiencies-in-canadian-internet-traffic-exchange.pdf (3.55 MB)
Download cyber-security.pdf (242.77 KB)
The Cyber Security Game is a lesson plan for a game to help students learn about being safe online. In this lesson students discuss their online experiences and learn how to minimize the potential risks that may be associated with them. Using the Cyber Security Tip Sheet, students explore the many tools and strategies that can be used to mitigate or prevent negative online experiences.Download winningcybersecuritygamelesson.pdf (1.93 MB)
Malware is a general term to describe destructive programs that can harm your computer or any other device that connects to the Internet, including smart phones, mp3 players and tablets.Download cyber-security-tip-sheet-malware-en.pdf (157.13 KB)