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Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients' secret emails

The Guardian reports that hackers may have accessed confidential information Deloitte’s blue-chip clients

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Safeguarding SMB customers against sophisticated cyberattacks

A CIOReview article which is a call to action for owners of small and medium sized business to take cybersecurity seriously.

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North Korea targets Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency firms amid sanctions

North Korea targets cryptocurrencies to compensate for losses under sanctions.

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Singapore taking lead in fighting cybercrime, but expertise remains in shortage

Channel NewsAsia reports that Singapore is taking a lead in fighting cybercrime, but expertise remains in shortage

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Global Cybersecurity Resource Accelerator harnesses global cyber talent, technology and market opportunity in Canada’s capital

Bayview Yards press release discusses the Global Cybersecurity Resource.

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Polish Coverage on Global EPIC

As cybersecurity experts from all parts of Europe prepare for the CYBERSEC conference in Krakow, Polish media outlets are providing some coverage of the Global EPIC announcement. Emphasis on collaboration will help tackle cybersecurity in a complex world.

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Carleton University to head international cyber network

Two Canadian universities and a technology accelerator are among 14 organizations from 10 countries that have formed a network to increase the spread of cyber security knowledge.

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Global collaboration for cybersecurity innovation to tackle security challenges in interconnected digital economy

The Global Ecosystem of Ecosystems Partnership in Innovation and Cybersecurity (Global EPIC) has been founded to enable the future securely through the development and sharing of new knowledge in the field of cyber security – leading to societal, economic and technological impact in a timely fashion.

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CyberSpark launched the First International Cyber Security Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test Range!

On October 30, 2017 CyberSpark held a Cyber Security Workshop for Future Smart Mobility in cooperation with Israel's National Cyber Bureau at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. This is where we launched the First International Cyber Security Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test Range!

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Carleton Innovates on Cybersecurity at Bayview Yards

Carleton’s Global Cybersecurity Resource (GCR) — a business accelerator and offshoot of the university’s Technology Innovation Management (TIM) program — moved into Bayview Yards back in January 2017 and is the building’s largest tenant after the economic development agency Invest Ottawa, which has set up its headquarters in the space. The GCR’s mission is to help grow businesses that operate in the cybersecurity realm, strengthen businesses that use cybersecurity as a differentiator, provide cost-effective cyber safeguards to small businesses, and develop talent to meet emerging demands of cybersecurity and technology entrepreneurship.

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CSIT partners with Plexal and Deloitte to deliver £13.5 million Cyber Innovation Centre in London

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), based at Queen’s University Belfast, has been selected by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to partner with Plexal and Deloitte to deliver a £13.5 million cyber innovation Centre in London. Located in the East End’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the London Cyber Innovation Centre will help secure the UK’s position as global leader in cyber security innovation.

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Global Cybersecurity Resource Showcased for Prime Minister Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toured the Bayview Yards technology and entrepreneurship centre on April 25, meeting with the people behind several of the startups and organizations based in the renovated heritage building, including Prof. Tony Bailetti and Dan Craigen of Carleton’s Global Cybersecurity Resource (GCR).

Opportunity and progress reviews

Present at the next Lead To Win Opportunity Review and receive valuable feedback. Apply at leadtowin.ca.

Accelerate

Expand your knowledge and skills:

  • From a cybersecurity problem to a new growth business.
  • Cybersecurity for growth seeking companies.
  • Technology entrepreneurs answer critical business questions.
  • Social media campaigns to strengthen cybersecurity differentiation.
  • Topic modelling.
  • J-tool.
1 on 1

Use a booking facility to meet with advisors.

Consultations

Use a booking facility to meet with service providers such as legal, accounting, marketing an design.

Events

Geek Week (October 19-27, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario): Opportunity to experiment and implement innovative ideas relating to the prevention, identification, analysis or mitigation of cyberattacks. g33kw33k.ca

CyberSCI-Ottawa (November 18, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario): Students compete to win the Ottawa Mayor’s cyber challenge cup. cybersci-ottawa

Intelligence

Request access to market intelligence reports by writing to prattico@leadtowin.ca.

Startup visa program

Obtain information on the Canadian startup visa program at cic.gc.ca

Ecosystem of cybersecurity ecosystems

Globalize Ottawa cybersecurity companies and access global opportunities that benefit Ottawa cybersecurity companies: globalEPIC.org.

GCR IT Hack Alert Service

The GCR IT hack alert service delivers an easy to deploy open source cybersecurity monitoring solution for small and medium companies: csoc.cugcr.ca.

Pathways

Expand your knowledge and skills by completing learning pathways:

  • From a cybersecurity problem to a new growth business.
  • Cybersecurity for growth seeking companies.
  • Technology entrepreneurs answer critical business questions.
  • Social media campaigns to strengthen cybersecurity differentiation.
  • Topic modelling.
  • J-tool.
Co-develop

Develop products and services jointly with GCR staff

Living Lab

Contribute solutions to complex problems in a graduate course environment

Pipeline

Hire qualified talent

TIM Review

Publish in the TIM Review (timreview.ca) and use machine learning (topic modelling) to examine the TIM Review articles database (J-tool).