The podcast that explores great stories and interesting people on Canada’s internet.
Episode 5: David Shipley and New Brunswick Community College
On this Cybersecurity Month themed edition of The Dot, we chat with David Shipley from Beauceron Security about how COVID-19 has changed the cybersecurity landscape. We also check in with a unique CIP project that is teaching K-12 students how to fight cyber-crime.
Episode 4: Cory Doctorow and Kathryn Hill
On this midsummer edition of The Dot, we chat with Canadian sci-fi author Cory Doctorow about everything from privacy to COVID-19 contact tracing apps. We also chat with Kathryn Hill, executive director of Media Smarts, about a program to help stop the spread of misinformation online.
Episode 3: Micheal Geist and Mohammad Mannan
After a long pandemic pause, episode 3 features an interview with Michael Geist on the Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review.
We also chat with Mohammad Mannan about a CIP project looking at the implications of online tracking.
Episode 2: Cybersecurity with Jason Besner and Gautam Srivastava
In episode 2 The Dot, we chat with Jason Besner from the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security about cybersecurity in Canada.
We also chat with Gautam Srivastava, professor from Brandon University about a project that is looking at cybersecurity training through an indigenous lens.
Episode 1: Amber Mac and Zeina Osman
On the first episode of The Dot, we chat with Amber Mac about e-commerce in Canada and her outlook for 2020.
We also chat with Zeina Osman, co-executive director of CompuCorps about a project that is helping indigenous women start their own businesses online.