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  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 2

    In late 2016, Opportunities NB/CyberNB partnered with the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ISCPA) North America and Canadian Chamber of Commerce to deliver a Cybersecurity Awareness, Education and Solutions Workshop. As part of that workshop we sat down with several of the event’s participants for a series of interviews discussing cybersecurity issues and solutions. Today we

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  • New Brunswick Brings Project-Based Learning to Cybersecurity

    Ruth Wilson is a learning specialist with New Brunswick’s Education & Early Childhood Development (EECD) department. She and her team focus on instructional design and development, creating online learning experiences for high school students and professional learning courses for educators. Wilson works with subject matter experts to create interactive courseware offerings, some of which have

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  • [Webinar] Canadian Privacy Law: A Legal Framework for Cybersecurity

    On January 19th, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted a conversation with Wendy Wagner, partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection Group. Cyber breaches and related incidents are daily occurrences within Canada and around the world. Companies recognize the need to protect their data in order to safeguard key informational assets.

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  • Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity Launched

    The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, an innovative hub for research, training and industry collaboration, opens at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) today with more than $4.5 million in funding and the establishment of a research partnership with global technology firm IBM. Aiming to further transform its economic landscape toward a knowledge-based economy, New Brunswick

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  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 1

    In May 2016, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant launched CyberNB, making New Brunswick the first province in Canada to develop a comprehensive strategy on cybersecurity and cyber innovation. CyberNB is being lead by Opportunities NB (ONB), and its strategy encompasses five key components: Workforce Development – CyberSmart Protection of Critical Infrastructure – CyberSecure International Research Network

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  • Cybersecurity – The Legal Framework in Canada

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is pleased to host a conversation with Wendy Wagner, partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection Group. This free webinar takes place Thursday, January 19th at 3:00 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time (2:00 p.m. EST). (Click the link at the bottom of the post to join)

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  • Investment in New Brunswick: A Look at the Past Year

      New Brunswick was named the lowest business cost location in Canada and the U.S. in KPMG’s 2016 Competitive Alternatives study on featured cities. On average, New Brunswick cities have an 18 percent operating cost advantage over the G7 average. That is only part of the reason companies choose New Brunswick — check out our top ten

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  • New Accelerator to Help New Brunswick Lead in Cybersecurity and Smart Grid

    The University of New Brunswick (UNB) has already been recognized as the most entrepreneurial post-secondary institution in Canada. Now, through its J. Herbert Smith Technology Management & Entrepreneurship Centre (TME), the university is establishing a new accelerator focused on the energy/smart grid, cleantech, and cybersecurity sectors. Based in Fredericton, Energia Ventures will support startups and R&D

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  • New Brunswick Offers Cybersecurity Boot Camp

    Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) is stepping up its support of New Brunswick’s cybersecurity/IT sector with the launch of its upcoming Cybersecurity Boot Camp. This industry-driven, English language Boot Camp begins February 6th, 2017, and registration is now open. Get the details and register here. Pierre Clavet serves as CCNB’s Sectorial Advisor for IT, Technology

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