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ORION DDoS Threat Protection

ORION DDoS Threat Protection adds a critical layer of security to protect Ontario’s research, education, and innovation ecosystem As distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks continue to rise, the risk to your operations, reputation, and even bottom line also increase. ... Continue Reading
ORION 2019 Snapshot

ORION 2019 Snapshot

  This is an unusual and difficult time. We're all facing the challenges of COVID-19. At ORION, we're proud of the role we play in empowering Ontario's researchers, educators and innovators — including those hard at work on the pandemic. The ... Continue Reading
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Strengthening cybersecurity by working together

It's a strange time here at ORION — just like it is for everyone else. For us, it's business as usual in an unusual way: we're staying at home as much as possible, keeping in touch with each other and our ... Continue Reading
Protecting Ontario’s Education System

Protecting Ontario’s Education System

The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) supports a population similar to the size of a small town. Its 50,000 students are educated and supported by more than 6,000 employees. The important work of education takes place at 109 schools ... Continue Reading
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CIRA D-Zone Anycast

Background ORION's secondary DNS, powered by D-Zone Anycast DNS, is an included service offered exclusively to all connected institutions. D-Zone is a world-class anycast DNS infrastructure with a strong Canadian presence. The service is comprised of two clouds spanning 13 ... Continue Reading