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Through CIRA’s Community Investment Program, we have supported 201 innovative projects across Canada for a total of $10.45 million. 

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Behdzi Ahda First Nation Digital Communication and Representation Strategy

Community cybersecurity plan and training program to increase the Nation's self-defence capacity against external cyber threats.

Organization
Behdzi Ahda First Nation Band
Project type
Cybersecurity
Funding year
2022
Geographic reach
Local

Youth Assembly on Online Safety

Youth-led citizens’ assembly on children’s online safety that will centre the experiences of Canadian youth, including rural, Northern, and Indigenous youth, to inform Canadian policymakers on how best to protect and empower children online.

Organization
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning / McGill University, Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy
Project type
Cybersecurity
Funding year
2022
Geographic reach
National

Internet Security Governance & Training

This project will ensure that Long Lake #58 has secure internet infrastructure to avoid cyber-attacks and protect data, develop an internet and information security policy to provide proper governance for their information assets, and provide internet security training to administration staff and community members on the safe use of the internet and governance policies of the administration.

Organization
Long Lake #58 First Nation
Project type
Cybersecurity
Funding year
2021
Geographic reach
Local

Detecting advanced phishing and malicious websites

Researchers at Concordia University will lead a cybersecurity research project that designs methods to identify the proliferation of advanced phishing domains that may also host other malicious content.

Organization
Concordia University
Project type
Cybersecurity
Funding year
2020
Geographic reach
National

Critical Infrastructure Security Operations Center

New Brunswick Community College is Creating a lab facility for students in IT to practice attack detection and remediation, accessing specialized tools to run simulations and test cases. 

Organization
New Brunswick Community College
Project type
Cybersecurity
Funding year
2020
Geographic reach
Regional

Cybersecurity Safety, Strategies and Awareness Training

Mohawk College will develop three cybersecurity training packages for high school and post-secondary students aimed at Mohawk College Hackstudent events, Indigenous post-secondary students at Six Nations polytechnic and for journalism, communications, and business students.

Organization
Mohawk College
Project type
Cybersecurity
Funding year
2020
Geographic reach
Regional