USA and CANADA Cyber Security


Public Safety Canada sought insight and evidence on how to better share and protect cyber threat information within the public service, with joint allies and the public.


This project examined US-CAN threat-information sharing protocols among federal, state, municipal, and private-sector stakeholders. Based on expert insight and technical research, ONPAR provided recommendations to the Minister of Public Safety to improve the dissemination of threat information to the private sector, allied governments, including internal government procedures and protocols.

Partners included: The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Council of ISACs, the Public Safety Canada, PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP., the National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Provided support for the National Cyber Security Strategy and the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security business case.


Case Studies

Cannabis Enforcement Hazards and Task Analysis

Challenge The federal Cannabis Act came into effect on the 17th of October 2018. It made Canada the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to formally legalize the cultivation, possession, acquisition and consumption of cannabis and its by-products. Canada is the first G7 and G20 nation to do so. Cannabis in Canada is legal […]

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Government of Ontario’s Public Key Infrastructure

ONPAR conducted an options analysis to identify a provider for the Government of Ontario’s public key infrastructure…

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