Concordia leads cybersecurity research project, partners with Ericsson, UWaterloo, UManitoba 


Concordia University will lead a new cybersecurity research project in partnership with the communication technology company Ericsson and researchers from the University of Waterloo and University of Manitoba. The project “Building Cyber Resilient and Secure 5G Network Through Automation and AI” aims to investigate 5G security by researching, designing, and implementing technologies that can mitigate cyber threats using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). The project will receive $1M in funding from the Government of Canada’s Canadian National Cybersecurity Consortium over three years, while $1.2M in matching funds will come from Concordia, UManitoba, and Ericsson.