Every Solution You Can Imagine – and More
What cybersecurity solution do you need? From Zero Trust to ADR, IAM, risk/privacy, data protection, AppSec and threat, securing digital transformation, to resiliency and remediation, we can build the right program to help solve your challenges.
A Single Partner for Everything You Need
Optiv works with more than 450 world-class security technology partners. By putting you at the center of our unmatched ecosystem of people, products, partners and programs, we accelerate business progress like no other company can.
We Are Optiv
Greatness is every team working toward a common goal. Winning in spite of cyber threats and overcoming challenges in spite of them. It’s building for a future that only you can create or simply coming home in time for dinner.
However you define greatness, Optiv is in your corner. We manage cyber risk so you can secure your full potential.
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We work alongside clients to manage cyber risk and equip them with perspectives and programs to accelerate business progress.
Our real-world experience, deep vertical expertise and diverse teams enable us to face any challenge with confidence. We put you at the center of our unmatched ecosystem of people, products, partners and programs to design and implement agile solutions. Our adaptive approach continually assesses risk in the context of cyber and broader objectives to secure today’s business and fortify it for the future.
At Optiv, we manage cyber risk so you can secure your full potential.
We take a strategic inside-out approach to cybersecurity. While the traditional threat-centric “outside-in” approach focuses first on identifying specific threats and then reacting with technology procurement, we start with the core requirement of every enterprise – risk mitigation – and build out from there with strategy, infrastructure rationalization, operations optimization and ongoing measurement.
It’s a sustainable risk-centric foundation, implementing proactive and measurable security programs that are far more effective at reducing current and future risk than any other model. We provide strategy with execution – we stay with you all the way – delivering the clarity to get and keep your security tight and right.
Organizations in financial services, manufacturing services, infrastructure services and government have turned to us. We’ve achieved a top ranking with large Canadian companies (1,000+ employees) in identity and access management (IAM), risk management and transformation, threat management and security operations.
Private and public sector entities in Canada are served with expansive local resources and provided with access to our comprehensive service offerings. This helps remove complexity, align the right technology and processes to business needs, and optimize security investments to minimize cost and maximize protection.
Let us help you navigate myriad products and technologies and evaluate their infrastructures and operations to develop a safer, saner and more strategic path forward.
Together we’ll shape the appropriate balance of people, process and technology across all cyber domains including:
Area Vice President and Country General Manager, Canada
Office of the CISO
Public Sector Regional Director
Toronto Regional Director
Canada West Regional Director
With more than 150 collective years of experience in the cybersecurity industry, our executive leadership team is prepared to help you tackle all of your security-related challenges. Our singular focus as a pure-play cybersecurity company allows us to stay ahead of the latest innovations in security and give our clients a sustainable advantage.
For more information on how Optiv Canada can support your cybersecurity requirements, please contact any of the following representatives:
Cheryl McGrath, Area Vice President and Country General Manager, Canada firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Doucet, Office of the CISO email@example.com
Liam McCart, Public Sector Regional Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Osman Baig, Toronto Regional Director email@example.com
Philip Solakov, Solutions Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Josh Stevens, Canada West Regional Director email@example.com
Ivan Brinjak, Toronto Regional Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Optiv Canada conducts all government business requiring security clearance under Optiv Canada Federal. Optiv Canada Federal was established in 2017 resulting from the acquisition of Conexsys Communications Ltd. Conexsys Communications has been a trusted Canadian security and networking solutions provider since 1997. Optiv acquired Conexsys Communications and changed its name to Optiv Canada Federal Inc. This acquisition increases Optiv’s ability to serve Canadian government clients with expanded skills, knowledge and presence.
Optiv Canada Federal works with all levels of Canadian government to strengthen their cybersecurity programs and initiatives.
Public Services and Procurement Canada offers several government-wide procurement vehicles to enable departments and agencies to contract more effectively with the private sector for consulting services. Optiv Canada Federal is currently prequalified on a number of these vehicles.
Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has released two Vendor of Record (VOR) lists of pre-qualified Suppliers for Task-Based I&IT and IT Security Product and Services. Optiv Canada Federal has once again been recognized as a valued cybersecurity product and services vendor to the Ontario government – holding both of these VORs.
Optiv Canada Federal is qualified on the following federal government vehicles:
Stream 6 (C) Cyber Protection Services in all Regions.
C.1 Strategic IT Security Planning and Protection Consultant
C.2 IT Security Methodology, Policy and Procedures Analyst
C.3 IT Security TRA and C&A Analyst
C.4 IT Security Product Evaluation Specialist
C.5 PKI Specialist
C.6 IT Security Engineer
C.7 IT Security Design Specialist
C.8 Network Security Analyst
C.9 IT Security Systems Operator
C.10 IT Security Installation Specialist
C.12 Incident Management Specialist
C.13 Physical IT Security Specialist
Optiv Canada Federal maintains premium partnerships with more than 150 leading security technology manufacturers in North America and currently holds Software License Supply Arrangements (SLSA) with CyberArk and SailPoint. In fact, in 2019, we were recognized as CyberArk’s partner of the year.
Stream 10, Security Management in all Regions
The Cyber Security Procurement Vehicle (CSPV) is Shared Services Canada’s agile procurement process to more efficiently implement Treasury Board (TB) approved cyber security projects and respond rapidly to unforeseen cyber threats. CSPV enables Canada to rapidly procure technology, integration services, and solutions from a pre-qualified supplier ecosystem in order to effectively serve the NSDS branch in the execution of their mandate.
Optiv has been awarded the following CSPV procurements through Shared Services Canada
Stream 6, Cyber Protection Services:
6.1 Strategic IT Security Planning and Protection Consultant
6.2 IT Security Methodology, Policy and Procedures Analyst
6.3 IT Security TRA and C&A Analyst
6.5 PKI Specialist
6.6 IT Security Engineer
6.7 IT Security Design Specialist
6.8 Network Security Analyst
6.9 IT Security Systems Operator
6.10 IT Security Installation Specialist
6.11 IT Security VA Specialist
6.12 Incident Management Specialist
6.15 Computer Forensics Specialist
Optiv Canada Federal is qualified on the following Ontario VORs:
FlexTrack MSP Program for Information Technology (IT) contracts
Ontario IT Security Product and Services Vendor of Record
During the IT Security Product and Services VOR re-tender, Optiv Canada Federal was able to expand its capabilities through the addition of 27 Partners and 98 IT security-related technologies across 22 categories for which Optiv provides standard and customized services. Optiv holds this vehicle with 41 OEM partners.
Optiv Canada Federal is uniquely positioned to bring our experience gained working with Canadian government clients in highly secure, regulated environments over the past 20 years. We are ready to assist Government departments at all levels with planning, building and running the next evolution of cybersecurity solutions.
For more information on how Optiv Canada Federal can support your government cybersecurity project, please contact our Government Team at email@example.com
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