The Anatomy of a DDoS attack: All the Gory Details

The Anatomy of a DDoS attack: All the Gory Details

Introduction It’s Monday morning and you’re inundated with alerts from staff that the internet is down. By the time your IT team investigates the situation, staff and students are alerting you that their email has been disrupted. You and your ... Continue Reading
Is cybersecurity culture part of your strategy?

Is cybersecurity culture part of your strategy?

When developing a cybersecurity strategy, we often spend most of our time thinking about the technical layers, from end-point protection to cloud firewalls. But with over 90% of malicious breaches entering an organization through phishing and social engineering, an important ... Continue Reading
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A tale of two institutions

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: A tale of two institutions

The beginning of a school year is always a time of change and uncertainty. That feeling has been intensified by the issues raised for education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stats show that there has been a 600% Increase in ... Continue Reading
ORION Higher Education Cybersecurity Report 2020

ORION Higher Education Cybersecurity Report 2020

The importance of cybersecurity in higher education Amid the backdrop of COVID-19, cybersecurity has become more important now than ever. Researchers across Ontario and Canada are on the front lines of innovative testing, working on therapies and vaccine development while ... Continue Reading
DDoS Attacks! Georgian College and ORION fight back

DDoS Attacks! Georgian College and ORION fight back

  “We heard the alerts notifying us that the network service wasn’t available and that the wireless wasn’t working so it was all hands on deck.” - Usman Ali Dar, Infrastructure Support Technologist, Georgian College   Cybersecurity attacks have been on ... Continue Reading