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Cyber Defence Corporation Announces New President

Oct 28th, 2019

Ottawa, ON, October 9, 2019 – Cyber Defence Corporation, a Canadian Cyber Security provider based in Ottawa and Montreal, today announced that Steve Rainville has been named as the President, effective October 4, 2019.

Steve has over 20 years of experience in information technology, 15 of which are specifically in IT security services. Steve brings extensive expertise in cyber security services, including Security Operations Centre (SOC) planning and optimization, SIEM solution deployments and security analytics for Canadian and global enterprises. Over the years, he has guided and led multiple clients’ projects with the objective of building their SOC, identifying gaps and creating security roadmaps to improve their compliance with corporate and legal requirements.He has supervised technical teams and security projects for clients in various industries, including banking, financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and telecommunications.

"Steve is the right leader for Cyber Defence Corp." said Paul Hindo, Executive Chairman and CEO. “Steve’s extensive security background and leadership skills will keep the team focused and moving toward our vision of being a world-class, premier provider of cyber security products and services. We are excitedto welcome him and to have his guidance as we continue to pursue the significant growth opportunities in the cyber security services market."

"I’m very excited to be joining Cyber Defence Corp." said Steve. "We are focused on protecting companies of all sizes from cyber threats. Small and medium sized companies are looking for an efficient and straightforward solution that detects and responds to malicious activity. This is what we provide, and it enables our clients to focus on growing their business."

About Cyber Defence Corporation

Cyber Defence Corporation is a Canadian technology company providing EndPoint Threat Detection and Response capability through our patented platform Secure Monitoring Active Response Technology –SMARTSentineland SMARTMonitor. Our Board of Directors is composed of the best minds in Canada's Defence and Intelligence Community, Justice System, and Private Sector:

Right Honorable Beverly McLachlin

Former Chief Justice of Canada
Former Deputy of the Governor General of Canada

Richard Fadden

Former National Security Advisor
Former Director of CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service)

Lieutenant General Guy Thibault

Former Vice Chief of Defence of Staff (retired)
Former Chairman of the International American Defense Board

Jeffrey York

Former President and CEO of Giant Tiger Stores Ltd.
Former Co-CEO of Farm Boy
Chairman of the Board, Founding Partner of Grafoid Inc.

Blake Goldring

Co-Founder of Canada Company
Executive Chairman of AGF Financial
Former Honorary Colonel, Canadian Army (retired)
Appointed to the Order of Canada

Anatol von Hahn

Independent Director of Canadian Tire Corporation
Former Executive Vice President of Latin America of The Bank of Nova ScotiaFormer
Chair of the Executive Council at Canadian Bankers Association

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