Since September 2022, small and medium-sized organizations in Quebec have been requested to better equip themselves to counter this often taboo scourge that extracts significant sums to the SMO victims of it.
In-Sec-M‘s mandate is to pair SMO with experts who will help them better identify their flaws and even adopt better practices to better protect this coveted sensitive data. Different packages are available: 90-minute awareness sessions for managers; 3-hour training for IT personnel and personalized support with a company specialized in IT security.
Do the provisions of the new Act 25 worry you?
In-Sec-M and the Government of Quebec can help you see things more clearly.
At the request of the Quebec government, In-Sec-M – the national cybersecurity cluster – offers you awareness and support services that will help you adopt a set of best practices in cybersecurity and personal data protection that will help you will allow you to better comply with the requirements of Act 25.
Awareness and support services are offered to any for-profit or non-profit organization, having its head office in Quebec and having less than 500 employees.
Where to start?
Identify your flaws
Answer a self-diagnostic questionnaire that will allow you to assess your degree of cyber resilience and compliance with Act 25.
Once your payment has been made, we will send you an email with a link to the questionnaire and a unique access code.
Important: It is mandatory to answer the questionnaire to be able to subscribe to our training courses.
Before starting the questionnaire
The person designated to respond must have a good knowledge of information technology (IT), methods of archiving and management of personal data of the organization.
SMEs are a prime target for cybercriminals.
New priority targets for cybercriminals, small and medium-sized organizations in Quebec have no choice but to strengthen their cybersecurity and personal information protection capabilities.
Taking note of the fears of SME leaders regarding the obligations prescribed by the new legislation, the Government of Quebec has asked In-Sec-M – the national cybersecurity cluster – to set up an awareness and support service in order to that they can comply by adopting a set of best practices in terms of cybersecurity and the protection of personal information.
All Quebec SMOs are eligible
Awareness and support services are offered to any for-profit or non-profit organization with its head office in Quebec and with less than 500 employees.
We are the national cybersecurity cluster
In-Sec-M was founded in 2017 at the suggestion of the National Research Council of Canada (NRCC) which wanted to bring together Canadian companies with expertise in cybersecurity so that they could better distinguish themselves in the major national and international cybersecurity markets.
In 2021, 1,500 Canadian companies benefited from the expertise of an In-Sec-M partner.
A bridge between supply and demand
In-Sec-M is a non-profit organization that brings together some 175 providers of cybersecurity solutions and services. We play the role of intermediary between organizations that have cybersecurity needs and those that have the solution. We also work to promote Canadian cybersecurity services and solutions to major Canadian and international decision-makers.
In partnership with various provincial or federal departments, In-Sec-M ensures the design and delivery of cybersecurity programs, initiatives and services intended to help organizations and communities acquire stronger cybersecurity. Our training courses are developed in collaboration with Canadian companies that are among the most experienced in the country.