UQO intends to contribute to Cybereco’s mission through its research, innovation support and talent development activities in cybersecurity. By collaborating through Cybereco with other universities and the industry on innovative projects, we will be able to strengthen our collective capabilities in this field. Given our geographic location at the heart of the Canadian cybersecurity ecosystem, we’ll be able to help extend the reach of Cybereco’s activities to the rest of Canada and internationally. Finally, through Cybereco, UQO intends to support the development of effective Quebec and Canadian technological solutions to ensure a prosperous and secure economy.
UQO has been active in the field of cybersecurity for more than 25 years. Focused on the current and future needs of the private and public sectors, UQO offers a wide range of university training programs in cybersecurity, ranging from continuing education to doctoral studies, as well as undergraduate and graduate programs. Its research activities cover cybersecurity for artificial intelligence, digital identity, the use of formal methods, the development of code analysis tools, cryptography, digital governance and cyberpsychology applied to cybersecurity.
Member of the Université du Québec network, the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) proudly celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2021. Today, UQO has become a key player in the economic, social and cultural development of the Outaouais and Laurentian regions, thanks to its research projects, socio-economic initiatives and around a hundred programs offered at its Gatineau, Saint-Jérôme and Ripon campuses. UQO is the host for about 7,100 students and over 550 regular staff, including 251 professors.