The Government of Canada recently released an updated cyber security standards document on September 13, 2019 for small to medium sized organizations. The government believes that organizations can mitigate most cyber threats with proper awareness and best practices in cyber security. The goal behind each section is to help Canadian organizations determine a baseline for security, with the hopes that they can achieve 80% of the benefit with 20 % of the effort.
This checklist was made directly from the baseline standards produced by the Government of Canada. We have simply outlined this content into a functioning checklist to simplify and prioritize action items for Canadian organizations to comply with these outlined cyber security guidelines.