Cybera is hosting a webinar on “A day in the life of a CISO”

By Admin | November 24, 2022

To increase shared cybersecurity learning and discussion opportunities within Alberta’s education sector, Cybera will begin hosting a series of online webinars and conversations, beginning next month. On December 8 at 1:30 pm MT, Cybera will host a 90-minute panel discussion on “A day in the life of a CISO”. Three chief information security officers (CISOs) …

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First cohort of the Applied Data Science Lab gets underway

By Graham Sucha | October 27, 2022

Cybera has launched its first cohort of the Applied Data Science Lab, which gives Alberta companies and budding data scientists the chance to trial a real-world data exploration project. This work integrated learning program has paired eight emerging data scientists with two Alberta based businesses to carry out a six-month data science / machine learning …

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Cybera’s new portal to the future

By Joe Topjian | October 3, 2022

Cybera had been using a network management system called CMDB for over a decade. This is where we keep track of the network connection details for each of our members and upstream providers. CMDB originated at BCNET, our National Research and Education Network (NREN) partner next door. Cybera’s NREN architecture was based on BCNET’s architecture, …

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New Alberta broadband support to address funding gaps

By Imran Mohiuddin | September 26, 2022

Last week, Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish announced the Alberta Broadband Fund, a $36 million allocation of funding to support broadband deployment in Alberta that will begin taking applications this fall. This funding is part of the province’s previously announced $390 million investment in Alberta broadband projects that is being matched by the federal government, …

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Long awaited router change doubles Cybera’s network capacity

By Joe Topjian | September 12, 2022

This summer, Cybera’s network team replaced our Calgary router (which had tirelessly served us and our members for over a decade) with a new one, effectively doubling our network capacity, increasing throughput, and creating a more orderly network system. But getting to this moment has been a looooong time coming. Our Calgary router has been …

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Cross-provincial data breach detected through national cybersecurity collaboration

By Admin | July 27, 2022

Imagine your email address and passwords were publicly posted – and you had no idea. This year, security analysts from the National Research and Education Network (NREN) uncovered a collection of emails and passwords from several member institutions in their province posted on a public social media channel, as well as insecure private data from …

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Events

The Cyber Summit is a gathering of Western Canada's public, education and start-up technology leaders. The conference features workshops and discussions around the latest digital issues and solutions, and how they impact Canadians.

Cyber Summit 2022 will be held November 7-9.

The Alberta Rural Connectivity Forum is an annual gathering of community and government representatives to have a solutions-based conversation surrounding the province’s “digital divide".

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We are matching small-to-medium sized businesses and startups who are looking to adopt data science practices with emerging data scientists who are looking for in-the-field experience.

Cybera hosts data science hackathons that are open to those that want to gain experience and test their skills.

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