Cyber-security institute at UNB

A new institute aimed at helping to fight cyber crime has officially been launched at UNB.

The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity has $4.5 million in funding. Director Ali Ghorbani says the institute will be an umbrella organization where academics of every discipline can collaborate with governments and the private sector to develop solutions to evolving cybersecurity threats. He expects it to become a world leader in fighting international hacking.