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Scalar to Participate in Cyber Security Engineering Contract for Canadian Army

January 30, 2019

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 30, 2019--Scalar Decisions (“Scalar”), Canada’s leading IT solutions provider, announced today its participation in a new contract supporting the Land Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (Land C4ISR) system for the Canadian Army, through  General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada.

Alongside General Dynamics, which was awarded three contracts by the Government of Canada to support the Land C4ISR system, Scalar will design, build, and operate a Cyber Security Operations Centre (SOC) for a critical part of Canada’s military operations. This project is a new and innovative solution for Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND).

“Scalar is incredibly honoured to be part of such a critical project for Canada,” said Theo Van Wyk, CTO – Security at Scalar. “Protecting the communication and information systems of our Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Army is of the highest priority. We are confident that we bring the right skillset and team to deliver the highest level of protection and response to these organizations.”

Scalar will be assisting General Dynamics in the contract for Cyber Security Engineering, which supports the protection of the Land C4ISR data systems from theft of, and damage to the information they contain.

As a leader in IT security, each year Scalar publishes an annual study identifying key cyber security trends in Canada. Scalar‘s 2018 study,  The Cyber Security Readiness of Canadian Organizations, is available for download, while the 2019 study will be released in February, 2019.

About Scalar

Scalar is Canada’s leading IT solutions provider, focused on security, infrastructure, and cloud. Founded in 2004, Scalar is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Victoria. Scalar was recently named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List, and listed on the Growth 500 for the ninth year running. In addition, Scalar was deemed a major player in the IDC MarketScape for Canadian managed security service providers and ranked the #1 ICT security company on the 2014 -2018 editions of the Branham 300. For further details, visit  www.scalar.ca  or follow Scalar on Twitter,  @scalardecisions.

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CONTACT: Jennifer Crisp

Manager, Marketing and Communications, Scalar

416.202.0003

jennifer.crisp@scalar.ca

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY TELECOMMUNICATIONS OTHER TECHNOLOGY SECURITY

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