Auditor General struggles to determine if cyber-security dollars had desired effect

OTTAWA—Auditors were unable to determine whether hundreds of millions of dollars in spending on cyber-security had its intended effect because of a lack of details from departments on how the cash was used, the auditor general says.

Michael Ferguson’s fall report found that of the $780 million in one-time spending approvals — and a further $200 million in ongoing spending — federal departments could only identify $20.9 million that had actually gone towards cyber-security over the last decade.

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