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Author: Heather MacLean - Opportunities NB Blog

  • CyberNB Case Study: Blue Spurs and the Internet of Things

    IoT, Cybersecurity

    We all interact with the Internet of Things (IoT) every day. Our kids interact with the IoT every day. Everything from our mobile phones to our smartwatches to the devices used to heat and cool our homes are connected to the IoT. Despite connecting with it every day, many of us still don’t really know

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  • CyberNB Case Study: The CyberSmart 2017 Summit

    With the launch of CyberSmart, via CyberNB, New Brunswick is taking bold steps towards mitigating Canada’s cybersecurity skills and workforce development challenges. We are excited to leverage partnerships with industry, government, and academia to facilitate the building of a pan-Canadian strategy. In May, ONB/CyberNB hosted Canada’s first Cybersecurity Summit. The CyberSmart 2017 Summit focused on the creation of a national skills

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  • Canada’s Blue Spurs Wins Innovation Award From Amazon Web Services

    IoT, Cybersecurity

    Winning an award rarely happens by chance or in isolation. This is the case for Canadian-based Blue Spurs who, this morning in Washington, was awarded the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Global City on a Cloud Innovation Award for Partners in Innovation. This award is the direct result of four organizations (including CyberNB) coming together to create

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  • 6 Takeaways from Canada’s First Cybersecurity Skills & Workforce Development Summit

    There are currently about one million cybersecurity positions unfilled, and that number is expected to increase to 1.5 million by 2019; this is both a challenge and an opportunity. To help mitigate that situation, ONB/CyberNB hosted Canada’s first Cybersecurity Summit. CyberSmart 2017 focused on the creation of a national skills and workforce development strategy for Canada.

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  • What You Need to Know About the World Leader in Biomedical Engineering

    [Update: May 12th – UNB’s Biomedical Institute of Biomedical Engineering captured this year’s Innovation Champion KIRA Award. This post originally appeared on the ONB Blog in May 2016, it is being republished as part of New Brunswick Innovation Week.] Conversations about cutting-edge research and development and the province of New Brunswick are certainly not mutually

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  • Cybersecurity Thought Leaders Converge to Forge National Workforce Strategy

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    There are currently one million vacant cybersecurity jobs across the globe. By 2019 that number is expected to rise to 1.5 million. This is a significant issue that industry, academia, and government want/need to address now. As we know, this is not something that can be remedied overnight. To open a dialogue on this subject,

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  • New Brunswick Cybersecurity Companies Rule the KIRA Awards

    Last night, New Brunswick celebrated some of the most innovative companies in the province at the sold out 19th annual KIRA Awards. During the high-energy, networking and entertainment-packed event, eight awards were handed out, and cybersecurity was the dominant focus. 1. Of the eight awards issued last night, Bulletproof took home the award for Economic Impact through Innovation.

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  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 5

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    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. In part

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  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 4

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    In late 2016, Opportunities NB/CyberNB partnered with the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) 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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