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Securing Research Platforms to Ensure Data Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability

Security considerations are crucial throughout the process of developing Research Software. Posted by: Dan Sellars, Manager, Software Development and Julian Corduneanu, Manager, Cybersecurity What to consider? The three main areas of concern to carefully plan when considering security are Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability: Confidentiality — Protecting data from unauthorized parties is an important consideration, even […]

blog arrowDate: March 19, 2019

Research Software – March 2019 Newsletter

Canadian Research Software Conference 2019 The Canadian Research Software Conference (CRSC) is prepping for its second appearance on May 28-29 in Montreal. Who should attend CRSC 2019? Active developers of software for academic research (regardless of job title) Computational researchers Doctorate Students and those studying to develop research software Developers of open-source software to support […]

blog arrowDate: March 15, 2019

Partners in National Research and Education Network (NREN) complete first collaborative procurement initiative to strengthen cybersecurity for Canada’s NREN

Collaboration is the key to managing and responding to cybersecurity threats [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE today announced the successful conclusion of the first procurement for a national Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) infrastructure. The SIEM initiative involves a collaboration of 13 provincial, territorial and federal partners of Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN). The […]

blog arrowDate: February 26, 2019

How I learned about governance at NREN conferences

Good governance is the key to success in a complex, ever-changing, multi-stakeholder environment. Contributed by: Kathryn Anthonisen | Vice President, External Relations End-of-year (or month, or week) reflections are always worthwhile, and recently I have been reflecting on what I learned in 2018 at conferences hosted by CANARIE’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) partners. […]

blog arrowDate: December 6, 2018

CANARIE Awards up to $3.2M in Funding to 9 Research Teams to Develop Research Data Management Software Tools

Funded software tools aim to strengthen Canada’s capacity to manage research data [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced nine successful recipients of its Research Data Management (RDM) funding call, announced in May 2018. This new funding will enable research teams to develop software components […]

blog arrowDate: November 27, 2018