A billboard of Vladimir Putin reads, “Crimea. Russia. Forever” on Aug. 17, 2015 in Simferopol, Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill in March 2014 to annex the Crimean peninsula, but Ukraine and most of the international community do not recognize its annexation. (Alexander Aksakov/Getty Images)
Canada last year quietly funded a $3.7-million program to provide cyber-security training and software to Ukraine in response to cyber attacks by hackers linked to pro-Russian organizations, and possibly to the Russian government itself.
The contract was awarded to Arcadia Labs Inc., also known as Arc4dia, a cyber security company whose executive team includes at …read more