The omnipresence of information and communication technologies in our daily lives, often confronts us with security challenges that can impact us considerably in many ways, especially in the professional field.
To meet the urgent needs of companies in terms of IT security, RiskAware, founded in 2018 by Michael Castro in Toronto, supports small and medium-sized enterprises in the implementation of robust solutions based on a deep understanding of risks and threats.
The services of RiskAware
With more than 20 years of experience in the cybersecurity field, as well as significant expertise in various sectors such as energy, sales, healthcare, etc., RiskAware team’s offers its services across Canada, and even in the Caribbean. The services are divided into three parts :
- virtual CISO services (Chief Information Security Officer) such as data management, security awareness training, policy writing; etc. ;
- traditional cybersecurity services (Governance, Risk and Compliance, assessments, etc.;
- Consulting, training and guidance for senior managers.
RiskAware expectations as a new member of In-Sec-M
In-Sec-M aims to promote the cybersecurity industry and increase the innovation, commercialization and growth capabilities of businesses in this field. In-Sec-M also supports innovative Canadian SMEs by providing cybersecurity consulting services through the National Research Council’s (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP).
According to Michael Castro, being a member of In-Sec-M is “an opportunity to network with peers, but also to work together to develop Canada’s cybersecurity industry in the international marketplace.”
In short, “it is important to realize that no one is immune to IT threats, and that companies like RiskAware can help prevent them and deal with any situation.” Michael Castro