ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 3

Your guide star to innovationUniversity of Alberta physicists create a quantum 'hard drive for light'Physicists at the University of Alberta have developed a new method for storing quantum information encoded into pulses of light: a quantum memory. The memory works ... Continue Reading
WPA3: Evolution Over Revolution

WPA3: Evolution Over Revolution

What is WPA3?The Wi-Fi Alliance recently unveiled Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3), the biggest security update to the Wi-Fi wireless networking protocols since their introduction 14 years ago. WPA3 is an evolution of the WPA2 protocol introduced in 2004 designed ... Continue Reading
ORION's Belt

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