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CyberCatch announces that Northern College is the first educational institution in Canada to sign up to adopt Canada’s National Cyber ​​Security Standard

The CIO Strategy Council has partnered with CyberCatch to provide the cybersecurity solution -CAN/CIOSC 104 Compliance Manager – powered by CyberCatch – to help SMOs implement all prescribed cybersecurity controls and then automatically test the controls for enable continuous compliance, security and cyber risk. cost-effective mitigation.

“We are honored that Northern College is taking the lead and registering as the first educational institution to Canada for the CAN/CIOSC Compliance Manager solution,” said Sai Huda, Founder, President and CEO of CyberCatch. “Cyberattacks are on the rise in Canada and educational institutions are in the crosshairs of the attackers. We commend Northern College for proactively adopting from Canada National Cybersecurity Standard to mitigate cyber risks and give the institution a head start against cyber threats.”

“Northern College is proud to adopt from Canada National Cybersecurity Standard. Complying with the national standard is not just the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do, given the increasing level of cyber threats to all educational institutions in Canada“, said Dr. Audrey J. PennerPresident and CEO of Northern College.

“Using the CAN/CIOSC 104 Compliance Manager solution makes it easier to implement prescribed cybersecurity controls and maintain compliance and security. Our mission and passion is to excel in delivering an education quality and accessible through innovative programs and services to our students, and mitigating cyber risk allows us to continue to improve our customer experience from an IT perspective. This partnership with CyberCatch is an important step in the framework of Northern College’s recently launched digital transformation initiative,” said Frederic Nickner, CIO and Chief Information Officer at Northern College.

About College of the North

Northern College is an innovative educational institution Ontario, Canadaoffering more than 75 full-time, part-time, certificate, diploma and apprenticeship programs, and hundreds of classroom, online and correspondence courses through its four northern campuses Ontario, Canada.

About CyberCatch

CyberCatch is a unique cybersecurity software as a service (SaaS) company that protects small and medium-sized enterprises (SMBs) against cyberattacks by focusing on the root cause of victims: security breaches. It provides an innovative cloud-based SaaS platform coupled with deep subject matter expertise to help SMBs implement the right type and amount of cybersecurity controls. The platform then performs automated testing of controls from three dimensions: exterior-interior, interior-exterior, and social engineering. It generates Cyber ​​Breach Score to continuously measure cyber risk, and finds security vulnerabilities and guides SMB to fix them quickly, so attackers cannot exploit missing or broken controls to break in and steal data or infect ransomware. The continuing value proposition of CyberCatch: Test. To fix. Secured.

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