With cybersecurity incidents increasing nationally and globally, collaboration will be key to managing and responding to these threats.
Alberta’s 26 post-secondary institutions are collectively sharing information and strategies to enhance security and privacy.
Cybera Security Nexus
Expertise and resources to help organizations assess, prioritize, and address their cybersecurity and policy gaps.
Threat Feed for Education
A threat intelligence feed platform that allows schools to configure their network protection devices against the latest cybersecurity threats.
Virtual Firewall Service
A virtual firewall for Alberta schools that does away with the need for physical hardware.
Provides a simple but detailed overview of potential indicators of compromise on members’ networks, to improve their overall security posture. (Launching Spring 2022)
National Cybersecurity Initiatives Program
Funded by CANARIE, the Cybersecurity Initiatives Program is strengthening the R&E sector with richer threat and vulnerability data, improved processes, and broadened expertise.
These initiatives are delivered through the provincial and territorial partners in Canada’s National Research and Education Network to eligible post-secondary institutions that are connected to the R&E Network.
D-Zone DNS Firewall
The first made-in-Canada DNS-based firewall solution for educational institutions. CANARIE is funding implementation, support, and training across 200+ eligible organizations.
Canadian Shared Security Operations Centre
A specialized cyber security incident and threat detection centre that is focused on the higher education sector. CANARIE is funding participation, support and training across 200+ eligible organizations.
Intrusion Detection System
Improve member institution's intrusion detection capabilities by providing access to critical knowledge, training, and tools. Funding is available for implementation, support and training for eligible organizations.
Other National Security Programs
Security Information and Event Management
All partners in Canada's National Research and Education Network (NREN) are collaborating on a new security platform to coordinate protection of our critical infrastructure.
D-Zone Anycast DNS
Cybera has partnered with CIRA to offer members free access to improved Domain Name System (DNS) protection and performance.