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    Accelerated Cybersecurity Training Program

    Catalyst Cyber Accelerator

    Corporate Training

    Cyber Talent Acquisition

    Mastercard Emerging Leaders Cyber Initiative

    Catalyst Fellowship Program​

Cyber Integration for Businesses:
Automotive Sector

Developed in collaboration with leading industry experts, this program will ensure that businesses working in the automotive sector have the necessary knowledge and tools to adopt the cybersecurity technologies and best-practices they need to compete globally and access national and international supply chains.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Staff must be employed in Ontario
  • Organization must be operating in or adjacent to the automotive sector

Panel & Webinar: For executives and technical leaders

Geared specifically towards senior leaders working in the automotive sector, the webinar offered expert insights on safe and secure digital adoption and integration. This event kicked off with a panel discussion featuring industry experts AJ Khan (CEO, Vehiqilla Inc.), John Heaton (Cybersecurity Partner, KPMG), Colin Singh Dhillon (President, ImagineQ Inc), and Jennifer Quaid (Executive Director, CCTX), followed by a session led by senior cybersecurity advisors at the Catalyst.

The Automotive Sector Cybersecurity Webinar took place January 30, 2024.

Bootcamp: For technical and non-technical professionals

This specialized bootcamp is designed for staff within participating companies – ideally, those with responsibility for technology planning, procurement, integration, and operations. Programming will include experiential learning, interactive discussions, and access to insights from cybersecurity experts.

Learners will be provided job aids such as checklists and templates for use within their organizations, and qualifying companies will also gain access to a one-year associate membership within CCTX.

Duration: Six weeks (two hours of virtual programming per week)
Date: Every Thursday from February 22, 2024 – March 28, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Virtual 
Cost: Free

  • Foundational cybersecurity risks
  • Sector-based standards and compliance
  • Cybersecurity technologies and processes
  • Cyber risks for new products or services
  • Security-by-design principles and their application in product development
  • Enterprise and supply chain cybersecurity due diligence requirements

Self-Assessment and 1-on-1 Consultation


Take this online self-assessment to better understand your cybersecurity posture. This tool is available to all, and will provide you with a report that identifies critical shortcomings and provides insights for improving your organization’s cybersecurity.

1-on-1 Consultations

Once you have completed the assessment, qualifying participants will be invited to apply for a free consultation with a Catalyst cybersecurity advisor. Receive support in identifying critical shortcomings, prioritizing activities for safe and secure tech adoption and scaling, and developing an action plan for cybersecurity posture improvements.