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Law Enforcement: Information and Security

law enforcement: One slide quotes the head of the FBI and a White House cybersecurity and cyberterrorism advisor saying China has been responsible for most attacks, according to Vancouver Courier. More than 170 people with no security vetting attended the presentation, sections of which were redacted as harmful to law enforcement when requested under access to information laws. Recently released but partially redacted documents show Gary Perkins, provincial chief information security officer and executive director of B.C.'s Information Security Branch, gave a presentation entitled Information Security and Privacy' to the summit.article continues below Trending Stories Metro Vancouver weather prepare for more snow, arctic winds Museum of Vancouver exhibit looks to the future Vancouver Police Department welcomes new recruits, including third generation police officer Vancouver mayor's private life goes public Most of Perkin's presentation slides were about media reports, cybercrime costs, alleged Russian interference in U.S. 2016 elections, activist hackers and critical infrastructure susceptible to cyberattacks. In a statement to Glacier Media, the Ministry of Citizens' Services said information redacted included a list of internet protocol addresses, numbers assigned to each device connected to a computer network, and a list of global jurisdictions frequently the source of cyberattack attempts. Global cyber attacks on the day of the conference. While a list of attack sources was removed, what remained were references to interactive websites such as Norse or Digital Attack Map, which clearly show such sources. ( As reported in the news.