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Protecting the research & education sector against cyber attacks

As cyber attacks increase steadily in frequency and scale, the importance of defending ones own network against attackers increases as well. That is why many R&E networks have a Computer Emergency Response Team, CERT, to handle security incidents.

Supporting women in ICT

The West and Central African Research and Education Network is forging strategic partnerships to support women in ICT, demonstrating its commitment to opening windows of opportunities for women, historically underrepresented in STEM fields.

Casting your digital vote with Zeus

Zeus is a highly successful online voting system with ultra-high security, excluding any possibility of tampering with the result, together with guaranteeing full voter anonymity. 

How science engagers fight the ”Sneaker Net”

Many scientists are still moving hard drives or USB flash drives around although they don’t need to. They have a high-speed Research & Education Network at their service, but they are not taking full advantage of the networking resources available to them. This is where the Science Engager comes in.

Cross-border concert showcases unique technology for teaching and performance

‘Music Without Borders’ using LoLA low latency data transmission technology was enjoyed by Ministers and Ambassadors from around Europe and Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries.

Research & Education networking in 78 seconds

Wonder what a Research & Education network is all about? The bright people at Norwegien R&E network Uninett have produced a marvelous little video explaining the basics of it all - in just 78 seconds. Take a look and get enlightened!

Dear cultural heritage conservationists, please relax – the MOLAB van is on its way

When artworks are too fragile to be moved, you have to come to them. The MOLAB team helps art historians and conservationists study fragile artefacts with hi-tech non-invasive equipment.

eduroam wifi access for more and more people

Eduroam is expanding across countries and beyond campuses to support mobility for academics, students and researchers globally, with Tajikistan being latest country to join the eduroam family.

The power of empowering: building network expertise in Asia-Pacific

For 26 years the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) has been providing technical capacity development to thousands of network engineers working in hundreds of R&E institutions around the world. In Asia-Pacific they teamed up with regional networking organisation TEIN*CC to empower engineers across the region to become the masters of their own networks.

What is the time – really?

Both in science and in society in general there is a rising demand for time accuracy. Extreme accuracy that is, and that involves sophisticated time measuring devices like hydrogen masers and caesium fountains. In the CLONETS projects r&e networks collaborate to deliver high performance clock services.

Enabling global working at a global university

When Heriot-Watt needed a better connection at its campus in Malaysia, Jisc brokered a deal with local providers to achieve it – helping fulfil its vision of a ‘global university’

From cultural heritage to particle physics, VC technology makes global collaboration easy in Latin America

The Anilla Cultural Latinoamérica-Europa in Uruguay, a network of cultural facilities, coproduces online events using second-generation netowrking technologies and promotes both research on new uses of the Internet in cultural production and the exchange of content.