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About Us

We are Your Cybersecurity Partner

PROVEN CAPABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

RiskAware has been in the industry for more than 20 years and have seen how cybersecurity has transformed over the years.  We have vast experience across many verticals and our thorough understanding of the risks and threats ensure we can build a sound solution for your company.

Benefit from:

A boutique firm catering to small and medium size businesses

20 plus years in information and cybersecurity

Expertise in multiple industries including Oil & Gas, Energy, Financial, Retail and Healthcare

Understanding of today’s risk and threats

MANAGEMENT

Michael Castro

Founder
CISO | Cybersecurity and Risk Executive Advisor | Public Speaker | Board Member| Author | C|CISO CISA CISM CISSP, MBA

Accomplished IT leader with 20+ years experience building and leading Information Security, Cyber Risk and Compliance at the enterprise level. Have successfully led all aspects of Information Security Programs: policies and procedures, oversight and controls, strategy, architecture development, and training. Unique blend of technical knowledge, business acumen and decisive leadership to improve performance and protect data and networking systems.

Michael’s Career:

2014-2018
Head of Information Security and Risk Management (CISO) for Loblaw Companies Limited

2013-2014

Security Advisory Services for Canadian Tire

2011-2014
Country CISO for Ally Bank (Canada)

2001-2011
Security Leader for Suncor Energy

1999-2001
Security Lead, USC Canada

Pre-1999
Frontline Paramedic and First Responder

OUR VISION

“To assist organizations at seeing those possibilities that will reduce risk and help them be more resilient and secure”

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