Founded in 1999, Above Security – A Hitachi Group Company is a Global IT Security Service Provider who caters to small and medium size businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies in important, highly-regulated industries – such as financial services and government – where the need to process or store considerable quantities of confidential data is paramount. Our mission is to make the Internet a safer place for all, to harness the full potential of connecting people and businesses together to build trust relationships that can be the catalyst of worry-free collaboration and limitless innovation.


From its four Security Operations Centers (SOCs) in Canada, Mexico and Switzerland, Above Security has accumulated experience guarding the systems of over 250 private and government-owned organizations in over 40 countries around the world. In 2015, Above Security was acquired by Hitachi Systems Ltd. and now operates under the name “Above Security – A Hitachi Group Company”. 


Above Security’s strategic consulting capabilities and unique 24/7 managed security services allow its clients to concentrate on their core business, safe in the knowledge that they can count on Above Security for their informational asset security needs. Along with its 24/7 information security monitoring including intrusion detection, log aggregation, event correlation and incident response services, the company offers an array of consulting services, including amongst others penetration tests, vulnerability scans, security architecture and configuration review. 


Being ISO 9001:2008 certified for its Managed Security Service delivery from its World Headquarters, Above Security is also an accredited member of FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) and a Certified QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) for Canada, the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean from the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyHitachi
HQBlainville, CA
Websiteabovesecurity.com
Above Security is headquartered in Blainville, CA
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Key People/Management at Above Security

Ray Chehata

Ray Chehata

President & CEO
Daniel Gaudreau

Daniel Gaudreau

Chief Information Security Officer
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Above Security Office Locations

Above Security has offices in Boisbriand, Blainville, Winnipeg, Irving and in 3 other locations
Blainville, CA (HQ)
244 955 Boulevard Michèle-Bohec
Boisbriand, CA
1919 Lionel Bertrand
Winnipeg, CA
100 321 McDermot Ave
Naucalpan de Juárez, MX
56 Av Parque de Chapultepec
Sierre, CH
5 Rue de Technopôle
Irving, US
400 E Royal Ln
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Above Security Financials and Metrics

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$2.5 m
Above Security is a subsidiary of Hitachi
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Above Security Online and Social Media Presence

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Above Security Blogs

Cybersecurity Strategy FAQ

We’ve gathered the most frequently asked questions to help organizations develop an effective cybersecurity strategy that reflects best practices, is aligned with their overall business objectives, delivers measurable ROI and protects their critical data assets against breaches and intrusions. The p…

Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle #2

Our first crossword puzzle has been a success! Due to popular demand, we created another one and increased the difficulty. Good luck! The post Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle #2 appeared first on Hitachi Systems Security | Managed Security Services Provider.

How to Pitch Cybersecurity to the Board

Cybersecurity has moved up from the server room to the boardroom in recent years, and more and more board members understand how crucial a strong cybersecurity posture is in today’s digitalized business environment. As stated by Help Net Security: “Cybersecurity strategy needs to be led by the board…

How to Align Your Security Strategy with Your Business Goals

Aligning your cybersecurity posture with your overall business objectives is essential to protect your business against breaches and intrusions. Security leaders are charged with implementing impactful and effective cybersecurity strategies that improve the organization’s cybersecurity posture. The …

3 Key Considerations Before Outsourcing Your Security to an MSSP

Truth be told, every organization is unique in terms of its cybersecurity needs. Engaging with an MSSP can have tremendous advantages for certain businesses and may not be required for others. Let’s look at 3 key considerations that you should be addressed as part of your decision making: 1. Overall…

[Infographic] How to Determine Your Cybersecurity Posture

To find out how mature you are in terms of cybersecurity, you have to undertake 6 simple steps to define your security posture. The post [Infographic] How to Determine Your Cybersecurity Posture appeared first on Hitachi Systems Security | Managed Security Services Provider.
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