How much do you understand DDoS attacks?

How much do you understand DDoS attacks?

Cyberattacks have recently made headlines, which gets us thinking about how Ontario's research, education and innovation community can be better informed and prepared to protect those in their institutions from such threats.To help shed light on and demystify the nature ... Continue Reading
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Cybersecurity Submissions to the Government of Canada

October is a month of preparation, as we can see in the natural world around us. Likewise, October has been a month of national preparation for an improved cybersecurity strategy. The Government of Canada calls October the CyberSecurity Awareness Month, ... Continue Reading
Best Strategy Against Ransomware: Let it Happen

Best Strategy Against Ransomware: Let it Happen

Did you know that ransomware attacks typically target personal workstations? That being said, they have little to do with hosted web applications. If you are managing data in your organization, there are two ways to best protect yourselves as end ... Continue Reading
Cybercrime and Security: What You Should Know

Cybercrime and Security: What You Should Know

ORION has long been promoting the need for sharper cybersecurity and, with the University of Calgary's sharing of their recent ransomware issue, there is no time like the present to engage the community in the conversation. Where do we start when ... Continue Reading
Part 3 THINK 2015 Workshop Notes: Bringing Research to the Crowd

Part 3 THINK 2015 Workshop Notes: Bringing Research to the Crowd

Research is bridging the gap between scientists, industry and the public to enable ever-faster solutions through scientific advancements. How do cloud-based resources support Ontario’s research, education and innovation communities’ collaborations one another?Moderator: Mark ZimmermanSpeakers: John Helliker, Glenn Smith, Carolyn McGregorEmbrace ... Continue Reading