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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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  • 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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  • Why New Brunswick has Become Canada’s Epicentre for Cybersecurity

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    Cybersecurity is the fastest growing business risk and opportunity for companies today, with significant educational, governmental and economic implications. In Canada, the Province of New Brunswick has been working to develop both human and physical resources to help mitigate today’s cyber threats. From being home to the first university to offer courses in Computer Science –

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  • Canadian Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 3

    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. Today we

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  • New Brunswick Brings Cyber Essentials to Canada for Small and Medium Enterprises

    In May 2016, Opportunities NB (ONB) launched Canada’s first comprehensive cybersecurity strategy – CyberNB, under the direction of Allen Dillon. In less than a year, CyberNB will deliver a Canadianized version of Cyber Essentials for small and medium enterprises. This is yet another step towards solidifying New Brunswick as the Canadian epicentre in mitigating global cyber

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  • A Look at New Brunswick’s CyberLaunch Academy

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    In 2014, New Brunswick became the first Canadian province to commit to the promotion of teaching basic computer science skills as part of a broader agenda for advancing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Via CyberSmartNB, one of the five components of CyberNB, the province is now working with academic partners to promote excellence in cybersecurity education.

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