Cybersecurity

Last night, New Brunswick celebrated some of the most innovative companies in the province at the sold out 19th annual KIRA Awards. During the high-energy, networking and entertainment-packed event, eight awards were handed out, and cybersecurity was the dominant focus. 1. Of the eight awards issued last night, Bulletproof took home the award for Economic Impact through Innovation. […]

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Cybersecurity is the fastest growing business risk and opportunity for companies today, with significant educational, governmental and economic implications. In Canada, the Province of New Brunswick has been working to develop both human and physical resources to help mitigate today’s cyber threats. From being home to the first university to offer courses in Computer Science – […]

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In May 2016, Opportunities NB (ONB) launched Canada’s first comprehensive cybersecurity strategy – CyberNB, under the direction of Allen Dillon. In less than a year, CyberNB will deliver a Canadianized version of Cyber Essentials for small and medium enterprises. This is yet another step towards solidifying New Brunswick as the Canadian epicentre in mitigating global cyber […]

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In late 2016, Opportunities NB/CyberNB partnered with the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ISCPA) North America and Canadian Chamber of Commerce to deliver a Cybersecurity Awareness, Education and Solutions Workshop. As part of that workshop, we sat down with several of the event’s participants for a series of interviews discussing cybersecurity issues and solutions. Today we […]

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Ruth Wilson is a learning specialist with New Brunswick’s Education & Early Childhood Development (EECD) department. She and her team focus on instructional design and development, creating online learning experiences for high school students and professional learning courses for educators. Wilson works with subject matter experts to create interactive courseware offerings, some of which have […]

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Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) is stepping up its support of New Brunswick’s cybersecurity/IT sector with the launch of its upcoming Cybersecurity Boot Camp. This industry-driven, English language Boot Camp begins February 6th, 2017, and registration is now open. Get the details and register here. Pierre Clavet serves as CCNB’s Sectorial Advisor for IT, Technology […]

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Almost seven years ago I moved back to New Brunswick to take a cybersecurity leadership role and I am happy that I did. I have witnessed a lot of growth both in terms of interest in the profession, and the technical innovations and implementations that it brings. I remain impressed by the movement I see in this industry in […]

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Cybersecurity is at the forefront of most business discussions and planning sessions these days. Being proactive and prepared is now a staple for success. New Brunswick is taking a focused approach to cybersecurity and working with industry and academia to really push the cybersecurity agenda. Today, IBM announced that it was expanding its New Brunswick […]

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