Cyber Security Canada announces Partnership with Edwards Performance Solutions

Cyber Security Canada and Edwards Performance Solutions Announce a Partnership to Offer CMMC/CPCSC Services in Canada

May 24, 2024 — Cyber Security Canada (CSC) and Edwards Performance Solutions (Edwards) are pleased to announce their partnership aimed at providing comprehensive Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and the Canadian Program for Cybersecurity Certification (CPCSC) services to organizations across North America. This collaboration combines CSC’s expertise in cybersecurity governance and compliance with Edwards’ proven track record in CMMC/CPCSC training, consulting, and assessments.

Key Highlights of the Partnership:

The partnership between Cyber Security Canada and Edwards Performance Solutions to offer CMMC/CPCSC services, is a significant collaboration aimed at enhancing security among organizations and navigating the complexities of achieving CMMC/CPCSC compliance. Cyber Security Canada services range from pre-certification assessments (gap analysis) and consulting to formal CMMC assessments, ensuring organizations are well-prepared. Our involvement is in every aspect of the CMMC/CPCSC ecosystem, including training, consulting, assessments, and certification – making them the ideal partner for organizations aiming to meet the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) as well as, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain cybersecurity requirements.

As a current Authorized CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO), Edwards is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive support throughout the CMMC certification process.

“We are thrilled to partner with Edwards Performance Solutions,” said Renee Foster, President of Cyber Security Canada. “Their expertise in CMMC training and assessments aligns perfectly with our mission to enhance Canadian organizations’ cybersecurity resilience and certification as part of the mandatory requirements for both Canada and the US”.

“Our collaboration with Cyber Security Canada emphasizes our commitment to advancing CMMC adoption,” stated Gina Abate, President and CEO of Edwards Performance Solutions. “Together, we will empower organizations to meet the highest standards of cybersecurity excellence.”

About Cyber Security Canada (CSC)

Cyber Security Canada is a prominent certification body accredited for the CyberSecure Canada Certification Program (CAN CIOSC 104:2021) which we are involved in the original and on-going development. With well over 30 years of experience in the cybersecurity industry, CSC has dedicated the last seven years to focusing on Canada’s cybersecurity program, as well as getting ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certifications to help guarantee quality control and IT security within our own organizations environment. Cyber Security Canada plays a crucial role in enhancing the cybersecurity posture of Canadian organizations by direct involvement in the creation of the federal cybersecurity standards for SMEs as well as for the healthcare industry.

Cyber Security Canada offers a range of services tailored to assist organizations in achieving and maintaining their cybersecurity certification. Cyber Security Canada currently supports well over 300 organizations in their journey towards cybersecurity resiliency.

About Edwards Performance Solutions (Edwards)

Edwards Performance Solutions helps clients improve productivity, profitability, and security. Since the beginning we’ve focused on solutions that help organizations achieve their business goals. We help smart people do big things, combining expertise with an approach that incorporates cybersecurity into the enterprise-wide culture through our four solution areas: Enterprise Management, IT Solutions, Training & Development, and Cybersecurity.

Edwards also plays a role in every aspect of the CMMC ecosystem – training, education, consulting, and assessments (LTP, LPP, RPO, and authorized C3PAO) – with a dynamic team of cybersecurity experts who bring extensive understanding and experience in assessing and interpreting standards, guidelines, and best practices to improve cybersecurity programs. Edwards is truly a trusted advisor for CMMC, focused on real people and real solutions.

For more information about Cyber Security Canada and Edwards Performance Solutions joint offerings, reach out to the media contacts below.

Media Contacts:

Renee Foster


Cyber Security Canada

Email : [email protected]

Phone: (416) 229-6801 ext 14

Brooke Edwards

Director, Proposals and Marketing

Edwards Performance Solutions

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (443) 561-2611