ORION’s Belt: Issue 1

ORION’s Belt: Issue 1

ORION’s Belt is our blog series highlighting a month of digital infrastructure’s latest shining stars. Each month, we’ll pick out some of the interesting stories we’ve been reading about. Have an idea you’d like to share? Shoot us a message. Researchers ... Continue Reading
Nurturing digitally savvy kids at UOIT

Nurturing digitally savvy kids at UOIT

How important is access to connectivity to preparing kids for the workforce of tomorrow?Some of the answers can be found at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, which is working to help Ontario youths develop the expertise needed for ... Continue Reading
My First Year as a Shared CISO

My First Year as a Shared CISO

In April 2017, ORION launched a two-year pilot program with eight Ontario education institutions. The idea was brought to us by members of our higher education community with the objective of sharing a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to establish ... Continue Reading
CANHEIT Conference 2018

CANHEIT Conference 2018

OverviewA few weeks ago, ORION’s Director, Marketing and Communications, Cathy Bogaart, our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Farooq Naiyer and I attended the CANHEIT conference that took place at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Burnaby, BC. CANHEIT is the largest ... Continue Reading
Alfonso Licata: Our Future at THINK

Working together for Ontario’s digital future

THINK 2018: Innovation Ecosystem conference provides important forum for idea-sharing for Ontario’s innovators Two weeks ago at the MaRS Centre, we brought together almost 200 of our community members including IT leaders, researchers, educators, librarians, policymakers and other key stakeholders for ... Continue Reading