What We Do

The Canadian Shared Security Operations Centre (CanSSOC) was developed to investigate the frequency and complexity of cyber security threats facing higher education institutions.

Pilot initiatives are currently underway to leverage the cyber security skills, resources and tools within Canada’s collective higher education community.

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Protecting hundreds of thousands of devices, critical data and the people affected by potential cyber security breaches.

Founding Members

University of Alberta
The University of British Columbia
McGill University
McMaster University
Ryerson University
University of Toronto



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Want to learn more about CanSSOC? Check out these various resources to find out how this innovative initiative is helping higher education institutions detect and respond to cyber security threats more efficiently and effectively: