Reports and assessments

The Cyber Centre's reports and assessments provide readers with information about cyber threats to Canada and Canadians. Our products vary, from trends in cyber tools and techniques to assessments about the cyber threats to Canadians, the private sector, public institutions and Canada’s critical infrastructure.


Featured Reports

Cyber threats to Canada's democratic process : July 2021 update

Cyber threats to Canada's democratic process : July 2021 update

This assessment informs Canadians of global trends in cyber threat activity against democratic processes and evaluates the threats in a Canadian context.


National Cyber Threat Assessment 2020

National Cyber Threat Assessment 2020

In Canada’s second National Cyber Threat Assessment, the Cyber Centre examines the cyber threat environment and highlights the most significant cyber threats facing Canadians and Canadian organizations.


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Cyber Threat Bulletin: The Continued Impact of COVID-19 on Cyber Threat Activity

Cyber threat activity related to the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved to include threats to vaccine production and distribution. In this report, the Cyber Centre provides updated assessments, based on classified and unclassified sources, of its previously published threat bulletins.


Cyber Threat Bulletin: The Cyber Threat to Canada's Electricity Sector

Cyber Threat Bulletin: The Cyber Threat to Canada's Electricity Sector

The cyber threat landscape experienced by the electricity sector in Canada is evolving. In this assessment, the Cyber Centre identifies trends within the threat landscape.


Cyber Threat Bulletin: Modern Ransomware and Its Evolution

Cyber Threat Bulletin: Modern Ransomware and Its Evolution

Canada ranks among the top countries impacted by ransomware. In this unclassified report, the Cyber Centre outlines emerging trends in modern ransomware.


Joint Cybersecurity Advisory

Joint Cybersecurity Advisory

This joint advisory is the result of a collaborative research effort by the cybersecurity authorities of five nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


Cyber Threat Bulletin: Impact of COVID-19 on Cyber Threats to the Health Sector

Cyber Threat Bulletin: Impact of COVID-19 on Cyber Threats to the Health Sector

This bulletin relies on multiple sources of classified and unclassified information. In it, the Cyber Centre provides judgements of a range of cyber threat activity that we are detecting or being made aware of during this pandemic.


Cyber Threat Bulletin: Impact of COVID-19 on Cyber Threat Activity

Cyber Threat Bulletin: Impact of COVID-19 on Cyber Threat Activity

This bulletin relies on multiple sources of classified and unclassified information. In it, the Cyber Centre provides judgements of a range of cyber threat activity that we are detecting or being made aware of during this pandemic.


2019 Update: Cyber Threats to Canada's Democratic Process

2019 Update: Cyber Threats to Canada's Democratic Process

In advance of the 2019 general election, CSE released its 2019 Update to the Cyber Threats to Canada’s Democratic Process report.


An Introduction to the Cyber Threat Environment

This introductory document provides baseline knowledge about the cyber threat environment, including cyber threat actors and their motivations, sophistication, techniques, tools, and the cyber threat surface.


National Cyber Threat Assessment 2018

National Cyber Threat Assessment 2018

In Canada’s first unclassified National Cyber Threat Assessment, the Cyber Centre examines cyber threats affecting Canadians and Canadian businesses and critical infrastructure.


Joint Report On Publicly Available Hacking Tools

Joint Report On Publicly Available Hacking Tools

This report is a collaborative research effort by the cyber security authorities of five nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA.


Cyber Threats to Canada's Democratic Process

Cyber Threats to Canada's Democratic Process

Recent cyber threat activity against the democratic process around the world has raised concern about similar threats to Canada. CSE examines the cyber threats to Canada’s democratic process in this unclassified report.


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