Canada starts to roll out Cyber Essentials endorsed by Microsoft

Through our partner The Cyber Highway we were aware of Canada’s interest in adopting and rolling out the Cyber Essentials scheme.

This is being endorsed by Microsoft Canada

“With over USD 1 billion investment in cybersecurity every year, security is a top priority at Microsoft. We view cybersecurity as one of the most important aspects for any economy that is rapidly digitizing and support the Cyber Essentials Standard as an effective foundation for every SMB or larger organizations with concerns about the security standards applied within their own supply chains. As well, these standards are a good first step in driving compliance with GDPR as they address pivotal security safeguards mandatory for an effective GDPR strategy.”
– Charlotte Burke, Vice President, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Canada

that the cybersecurity breach of retail giant Target in 2013 was caused by a third-party HVAC company that was a supplier to the retail giant?

The Cyber Essentials initiative was started in New Brunswick by CyberNB

The territory has become a Cyber Security specialist area.

You can find out more about the Canadian Cyber Essentials scheme here

Canada is the first of many Commonwealth and former Commonwealth countries to adopt the Cyber Essentials scheme.

In no particular order it is likely that this model will be followed in eg Africa, Australia and New Zealand amongst others.

This is a ready made market for LuJam Cyber Security since we provide 365/24-7 monitoring against the ” 5 Controls ” of the Cyber Essentials standard.

Our partner The Cyber Highway is the only way to get Cyber Essentials in Canada.

See the list of Partners within Canada here.

If you would like an online demonstration of the LuJam Cyber solution please contact or call +44 (0)117 373 6186 and ask for Chris ref. online demo.

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