Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity at UNB

The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, an innovative hub for research, training and industry collaboration, has opened at the University of New Brunswick with more than $4.5 million in funding and the establishment of a research partnership with a global technology firm.

The institute was made possible with $2.27 million in funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Innovative Communities Fund and through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. The provincial government provided a contribution of nearly $2 million, while UNB is adding $330,000 in funding.

Dr. Ali Ghorbani, Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity at the University of New Brunswick and dean of the faculty of computer science at the university, serves as director of the institute.

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