Summer 2023 Newsletter

By Meagan Hampel / Jun 26, 2023

Barreling into summer At the halfway point in Cybera’s 2022-25 strategic plan, we’re proud to say we’ve accomplished over 70% of our goals (see below for more details). Also in this issue: our new corporate video, Cyber Summit early-bird tickets, SANS training discounts for education, and the latest from ShareIT. […]

Applied Data Science Lab launches summer cohort 

By Graham Sucha / Jun 5, 2023

Cybera’s Applied Data Science Lab for Economic Development has commenced its 2023 summer internship program. The group of 16 budding data scientists and four Alberta-based organizations, labeled the “Neutron” cohort, will spend the next four months working on an internal data-related project. Operating in teams of four, the interns will […]

ShareIT 2022-23 Year in Review

By Admin / May 26, 2023

To our valued ShareIT members, I want to first express Cybera’s appreciation for your continued support and participation in the AB ShareIT Program. The 2022-23 fiscal year saw a significant growth in both our shared procurement catalogue of offerings, as well as collaboration opportunities. Some highlights of the past year […]

Spring 2023 Newsletter

By Meagan Hampel / Mar 23, 2023

Cybera is hiring, and other service updates To keep our operations moving smoothly, Cybera is looking to hire experienced technical / project management staff (see below for more details). Also in this issue: upcoming deadlines for data science consultations and cybersecurity training, a new special interest group offering for the wider post-secondary […]

CRTC shifts to championing internet competition

By Imran Mohiuddin / Mar 13, 2023

Last week, the CRTC announced it would immediately lower wholesale internet rates by 10% as part of a larger reexamination of Canada’s regime for wholesale regulation. This move is intended to improve competition among internet providers by making it easier for the smaller companies to lease bandwidth from the bigger […]

Cybera EXTENDS DEADLINE to APPLY TO its Board of Directors

By Admin / Feb 21, 2023

Cybera has extended the application date for Albertans interested in joining its Board of Directors to March 15. The organization is seeking an outside-the-box thinker — representing Alberta’s diverse education organizations and geographical regions — to help us advance digital thinking, learning, research, and innovation across the province. This board […]

FALL 2022 Newsletter

By Admin / Nov 30, 2022

New network tools, data science training, and the latest from ShareIT Now that another successful Cyber Summit is under our belts, it’s time to look back at the programs, tools and upgrades Cybera launched in recent months, and remind members what they may have missed out on. See below for […]

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

By Admin / Nov 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 […]

First cohort of the Applied Data Science Lab gets underway

By Graham Sucha / Oct 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 […]