With more than 30 years of experience in the cybersecurity business, we know just what you need.

Cyber Security Canada is a team of professionals with years of experience in the cyber security industry. We offer subject matter expert consultants who can work with organizations every step of the way through CyberSecure Canada Certification, as well as expert auditors who are very experienced with the CyberSecure Canada Standard. We ensure all of our team members are fully trained and comfortable before taking on any clients, and always believe in continuous improvement and education.


Our Vision and Mission

Cyber Security Canada is dedicated to helping organizations of all sizes become CyberSecure Canada Certified. 

Our Values

Every individual must be treated with dignity and respect. No action conducted within our organization will be discriminatory or offensive; instead, it will be based on the principles of fundamental and universal human rights. 

Regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or worldview, everyone should be accepted and treated equally. By establishing a work atmosphere that places a significant focus on multicultural understanding and tolerance, we encourage freedom of speech, expression of opinions, and thoughts. 


Our History

A few years ago, it was just our CEO Victor Beitner and his dog, Blue. Victor is the past Chair of the Georgian College Protection, Security & Investigations Advisory Committee and holds a CISSP as well as other certifications and degrees, that allows him the ability to adapt quickly and confidently to any security situation. 


He is also regularly called upon for multi-media interviews by local and international media concerning cyber security issues. His in-depth knowledge and expertise in cyber security has featured him in print, radio and TV news organizations such as CTV News, Global News, The Toronto Star and The Toronto Sun. He enjoys giving back to the community with his volunteering work.


Today, we are a growing team of professionals with experience in many different aspects of the cybersecurity world.

Our Team

Victor Beitner, CISSP

Founder

About Victor

Victor Beitner is a highly respected cybersecurity expert with over 40 years of experience in the technology industry, devoting the last 25 years to network security and cyber issues. Since his first remediation in 1995 for an email compromise, Victor has been committed to enhancing cybersecurity practices across various industries.

A distinguished authority in the field, Victor serves as a member of The Society for Standards Professionals and has held leadership positions with the Georgian College Protection, Security & Investigations Advisory Committee and the High Tech Crime Investigation Association. His comprehensive qualifications include a CISSP and multiple other certifications and degrees, allowing him to address diverse security situations with confidence and adaptability.

Victor played a pivotal role in drafting, serving on the technical committee, and final balloting for the CyberSecure Canada Standard. This federal program aims to elevate cybersecurity standards among SMEs, encourage international standardization, boost consumer trust in the digital economy, enhance resiliency, and empower SMEs to compete on a global scale.

Frequently sought after for his deep understanding of cybersecurity issues, Victor has been featured in various local and international media outlets, including CTV News, Global News, The Toronto Star, and The Toronto Sun. He shares his insights on cybersecurity through print, radio, and TV interviews, contributing significantly to public awareness on the subject.

As a Ham radio operator (VA3OZZ), Victor demonstrates his dedication to community service by volunteering in emergency management.

Victor's areas of expertise encompass a wide range of cybersecurity aspects, such as IT Disaster Recovery, IT Risk Analysis, Data Encryption, Data Loss Prevention, UTM Appliances, Next Generation Firewalls, Vulnerability Testing, Network Activity Monitoring, On-Demand Forensic Analysis, Privacy Acts Compliance, BCP Strategy Development, BCP Plan Development, Risk Assessments & Business Impact Analysis, and BCP Maintenance Plan Strategies. With his extensive knowledge and experience, Victor Beitner is an invaluable asset in the world of cybersecurity.

Renee Foster

General Manager

About Renee

Renee graduated from Eastern College with a diploma with distinction in the Business and Digital Marketing Specialist program. After completing a three-month internship with Cyber Security Canada, she was offered a permanent full-time position in Sales & Marketing back in December 2021. With a passion for marketing and a new passion for sales and cybersecurity, her many skills have been put to great use. After taking on many tasks and projects in the organization, she has since been promoted to General Manager. Meeting new clients and helping organizations start their CyberSecure Canada journey is what she loves most about her position. Being a forever learner, she is always up to learn new things. 

JP (Pierre) Moatti

Auditor

About Pierre

JP’s strong background in the Canadian I.T. community has spanned over thirty-five years.  He has managed projects and people, ranging from large systems integration while working at Hewlett Packard, to global-based solutions as CIO at Sitel Canada, Minacs and 24/7 in India. As a senior I.T. exec in various organizations, his focus has always been about bringing projects to successful conclusions, while adhering to the three tenets of project management (time, money and people). He has completed the fourteen Canadian government certified courses in cyber security, to work as an auditor under ISO 17021.

Stacy Thompson

Cybersecurity Engineer

About Stacy
Stacy graduated from the Advanced System Management and Cyber Security Program through Eastern College in 2021. As a result of her work ethic, reliability and commitment to excellence, she received her Diploma with Distinction. Stacy's skills, dedication and efforts were recognized and she was hired as an Intern with Cyber Security Canada, prior to her graduation. As a result of her proven knowledge, work ethic and passion during her internship with Cyber Security Canada, she accepted the offer of a full-time permanent position as a Cyber Security Engineer. Stacy achieves her goals and tends to every aspect of her position with careful attention to detail, patience and skillful knowledge. Always striving to increase her skill set and knowledge base while always being willing to assist when called upon.

Sean Duffy

Auditor

About Sean

Sean is a delivery focused Programme / Project Manager with extensive experience delivering complex IT and business transformation and change initiatives including full transition to operational readiness. Experience is in Insurance, Trading and Banking. Projects include systems upgrades/implementations, unified comms, data centre migrations, cyber security initiatives and PMO review/restructure. Combines analytical and planning skills with a strategic focus, and leverages hands-on technical expertise to identify risks, challenges, and opportunities. Sean holds certifications in PRINCE2, MSP, GDPR Practitioner. He holds a MSc in Communication Systems / BEng (Hons) Computer Systems Engineering. He has extensive experience in End to End Programme / Project / Portfolio / PMO Management. Financial Management: Forecasting, Project Budget Management, Financial Governance, Stakeholder Management to ‘C’ Level, Leading Teams in a Matrix Environment, Change Management, IT / Comms / Business Transformation Programmes, Software Development Lifecycle, Agile and Waterfall Environments, On-premises, Data Centre and Cloud Infrastructure, 3rd Party Management / Procurement. 

Martin de Bruin

Auditor & Data Privacy Officer

About Martin

Martin is an accomplished and experienced information/data governance and information security specialist and GCHQ approved trainer in information security and data protection, Key areas are; programme management, information and cybersecurity and information risk management. He holds certifications in programme management, information security, information risk management, agile and DevOps., IAPP, BCS, APMG and Peoplecert/Axelos. He is certified to deliver courses in MSP, MoR, Prince2, ITIL, ISO20000, ISO27001, Six Sigma, DevOps, AgilePM, CISMP and EU GDPR (CIPP/E & CIPM and GCHQ Certified GDPR)

Mihaela Mogorean 

Auditor

About Mihaela

Mihaela is a certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, Quality Specialist and has an experienced with Standardization body, hospitals, and educational institutions. She is noted for clear presentations, supportive mentoring, and careful implementation. She connects easily with a wide array of international clients and colleagues. She is fluent in Russian and English. She holds a master’s degree in Engineering and Quality Management and graduated in Engineering and Quality Management. She also got certified of ISO 9001.

Sam Zia

Auditor

About Sam

Sam works with businesses around the globe and serves them with his exceptional talent and skills. His area of expertise includes IT Business Analysis, Project Management, Business Development, Digital Marketing, Software Development, Cyber Security, ISO Auditing and Training. Sam’s education is a blend of Technical and Business education. He finished his Graduation in Computer Science (BS Computer Science) and Post-Graduation in Business Administration (MBA Marketing). He also got certification of ISO 9001.

Polina Mikhailina

Marketing Representative

About Polina

Polina came to our team with several years of project management and marketing experience.  She worked in marketing communications at Veeam, British Higher School of Art and Design, Luxoft and was involved in content management, event management, social media and analytics. Polina has always been interested in digital marketing, innovative entrepreneurship and security, so joining Cyber Security Canada company seemed like the next logical step. Polina has worked before with such regions as North America, the UK, and Brazil. Polina has a strong academic background to ground her role. After completing her Bachelor of Economics at the Higher School of Economics, she continued her studies at the University of Navarra in Spain and finished a Master's programme in Management. Polina has a creative mindset, analytical skills, excellent face-to-face communication skills and strategic thinking. Her favourite quote is: “The best way to predict the future is to create it. “ (Abraham Lincoln)

Rada Beitner

Chief Financial Officer

About Rada

Rada Beitner is a highly accomplished finance and technology professional, currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Cyber Security Canada. Rada boasts an impressive academic background, having studied at prestigious institutions in both Russia and Canada.

 

Rada began her educational journey in Russia, earning a Technical Mathematician-Programmer diploma with the highest distinction from the Moscow College of Automation and Telemechanic. She continued her studies at the Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, where she trained as a programmer. Rada's passion for finance and economics led her to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Economics, specializing in Accounting, Analysis and Audit, and Accounting Economist, from the Moscow Institute of Entrepreneurship and Law, which she completed in 2004.

 

Rada's pursuit of academic excellence took her to Canada, where she earned an Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management – Accounting from Centennial College in December 2020. Rada's ambition and drive for professional development didn't stop there; she began her Master of Business Administration at the University of Fredericton in October 2022.

 

Rada's unique combination of skills in finance, economics, and technology, honed through her diverse educational background, has made her an invaluable asset to Cyber Security Canada. In her role as Chief Financial Officer, Rada is responsible for overseeing the company's financial operations, ensuring robust financial planning and analysis, and guiding strategic decision-making. Rada's experience and expertise make her a key player in the company's continued growth and success in the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape.