KNET 2024 Winter/Spring Newsletter

The highly anticipated Winter/Spring 2024 KNET newsletter has arrived. Don’t miss out on valuable cybersecurity tips from our Senior Networking Admin, get to know the KNET team better, stay informed on the 10GBS upgrade project, and discover how we are making a difference in our communities through sports team sponsorships. This issue is jam-packed with must-read content that you won’t want to miss. Trust us, you don’t want to be left out of the loop. Get your hands on the latest KNET newsletter now!

Project Update: New Fibre Installation / Upgrade Multiple Towers

Keewaytinook Okimakanak is proposing the addition of (3) 0.6m antennae, in the 5 GHz frequency band, mounted near the top of (2) existing 18m and 28m towers which are located on Cat Lake First Nation and Kasabonika First Nations. KO also plans to install fibre optic cabling, for Internet purposes, as the backbone to serve residential homes in the Pikangikum First Nation. The project involves the installation of approximately 2km of aerial fibre optic cable from the Pikangikum fibre cabinet near the airport to the Pikangikum Point of Presence.

The Biggest Cyber Threats to Watch Out for in 2023

In an age where cybercrime is on the rise, it’s important to keep an eye out for the biggest cyber threats set to emerge in 2023. From social engineering and phishing to IoT attacks and ransomware, these threats have the potential to wreak havoc on individuals and businesses alike. To stay safe, it’s important to arm yourself with knowledge and take preventive measures such as updating software, using strong passwords, and educating yourself and your employees. As technology continues to evolve, so do the threats that come with it. By staying informed and proactive, you can ensure that you’re ready to face whatever comes your way in the ever-evolving world of cybercrime.