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Cybersecurity: A journey, not a destination

On November 3, 2020, higher education institutions from across Ontario gathered online for ORION’s inaugural ON-CHEC Day. The theme, Cybersecurity: A journey, not a destination, got at the crux of the cybersecurity challenge for this sector: no matter how far ... Continue Reading
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
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ORION Cybersecurity products and services

ORION's cybersecurity commitment Our long history of providing advanced network solutions has given us the expertise we need to fulfill the digital requirements of Ontario’s innovation community. That commitment extends to ORION’s work in cybersecurity. Keeping our digital community safe ... Continue Reading