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Compute Canada enables Canadian researchers to perform world-class research using Advanced Research Computing (ARC) strategies. The organization helps researchers who need ARC in all disciplines and at all scales; from individual researchers to some of the largest international research collaborations in the world.

Compute Canada serves disciplines as diverse as computational criminology, chemistry, aerospace engineering, medicine, and analysis of great works of fiction. This section is dedicated to this community.

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User News: Security improvements on national clusters

On July 29, 2019, users received an email from the Compute Canada support team about the modification of the configuration of the SSH security protocol used to connect to our clusters.

SSH protects the information transmitted between the user and the cluster, and verifies the identity of both parties. To learn more about SSH, read:

The new configuration will affect all users and action is required. For details on the upcoming changes, see:

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