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  • New Brunswick Brings Project-Based Learning to Cybersecurity

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    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 Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Workshop: Part 1

    CyberNB CyberSecurity workshop

    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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  • 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 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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  • Calling Tech Professionals: We’re Hiring Now

    New Brunswick is the birthplace of Radian6 and Q1 Labs, who were later purchased by Salesforce.com and IBM respectively and are just two of the exciting companies that form New Brunswick’s vibrant ecosystem. In fact, the Toronto Star named New Brunswick the next startup hub of Canada in 2013. And, the best news of all: New

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  • CyberTitan: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

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    Organizations across the globe are feeling the pain when it comes to cybersecurity, advanced threat detection, and in particular the global shortage of skilled talent. Cybersecurity Ventures projects $1 trillion will be spent globally on cybersecurity between 2017 and 2021. In New Brunswick, government, industry and academia are collaborating to develop tomorrow’s leaders and innovators

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  • Forcepoint on Cybersecurity and New Brunswick

    Forcepoint is one of the world’s leading cybersecurity providers. The company, officially launched in January 2016, combines the former Websense, Raytheon Cyber Products, and Stonesoft next generation firewall businesses. While the Forcepoint brand is relatively new, the entities that came together to form this new company have been serving customers for decades. Forcepoint now delivers

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  • Cognition and The Future of Security: A Chat With IBM Security’s CTO

    On October 20th, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted a conversation with Sandy Bird, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for IBM’s Security Systems Division, titled Cognition and the Future of Security.  Built upon security intelligence, cognitive solutions generate not just answers, but hypotheses, evidence-based reasoning, and recommendations for improved decision making in real time. As a result, cognitive security

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