October 25, 2019

Scalar Secures NIST Cyber Security Framework and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certifications

TORONTO, ON – October 25, 2019 – Scalar, A CDW Company (“Scalar”), announced today that it has achieved important certifications for compliance with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and NIST Cyber Security Framework (NIST CSF).

“At Scalar, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of developments in IT security and providing our clients with unparalleled advice, service and support based on best practices,” said Theo Van Wyk, Chief Technology Officer, Security, Scalar Decisions, Inc. “Our compliance with these internationally-recognized standards and codes of practice is further evidence of our commitment to information security at every level of our managed services organization.”

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is a security management standard specifying best practices and comprehensive security controls, with a focus on requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of an organization.

Originally published in 2014, the NIST CSF has been developed and standardized based on public workshops, Requests for Comment or Information and thousands of direct interactions with global stakeholders from across all sectors. The NIST CSF consists of standards, guidelines and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risk, utilizing a prioritized, flexible and cost-effective approach to promote the protection and resilience of critical infrastructure and other sectors of importance to the economy and national security.

“Canadian organizations recognize the importance of working with a partner that understands not only their business and needs, but also the best practices and approaches that will be most effective in protecting against, defending from and responding to cyberattacks,” added Van Wyk.

The full scope of services offered by Scalar and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified can be found here, while the services covered under NIST certification can be found here.

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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