Our security projects

From fostering multinational collaboration in cyber defence to protecting space systems and operations, our security experts work to advance the most ground-breaking security projects.

Security Assessment
Security Assessment
Starlings Soar is supporting Aon and its clients to assess and quantify the risk associated with complex IT infrastructures.
Satellite
Security Awareness
RHEA Group trained 100 professionals in areas of security awareness, incident management and forensics at ESA Redu Centre.
Information Sharing
Information Sharing
The Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System (CIICS) developed by RHEA Group contributed to the largest ever NATO cyber defence exercise.

Supporting companies to determine the business impact of cyber-risk

Cyber-risk is more complex and potentially dangerous than traditional risk, and this is forcing insurance companies and their clients to find a reliable approach to cybersecurity. Today’s cyber-risk assessment method, which is mainly qualitative and not technical enough, is falling short on completely mitigating cyber-threat.

The reality is that mitigating cyber-risk requires a deep technical diagnostic, linked to realistic and quantitative business impact analysis. AON, the global insurance broker company, and RHEA Group, have partnered up to enable companies to evaluate and manage cyber-risk. Integrated teams from both companies are assessing and quantifying the risk associated with complex IT infrastructures using the Starlings Soar tool, a non-invasive diagnostic system developed by RHEA Group. Aon’s expertise in insurance and risk assessment is complemented by RHEA Group’s technical background on cybersecurity.

 

Starlings Soar
“STARLINGS SOAR ALLOWS VISUALIZING VERY TANGIBLE CASES AND CONCRETE ACTIONS FOR THE TOP MANAGEMENT TO OPTIMIZE THEIR RISK PROFILE. THIS IS SOMETHING UNIQUE IN THE MARKET; NO SIMILAR APPROACHES HAVE BEEN PROPOSED SO FAR."
Gabriele Ratti, Deputy General Manager
Aon Hewitt Srl.

Leading the First Cyber-Range for Space Systems and Operations

RHEA Group is leading the first cybersecurity-range project for space systems and operations at the European Space Agency Centre in Redu, Belgium. Dynamics include:

  • Delivering a specialized space-assets cyber-emulation environment.
  • Actively training experts in the field of cybersecurity.
  • Securing space assets research, development, and testing.
  • Developing secure software engineering practices for ESA.
ESA's Redu Centre
"THE ESA CYBER-RANGE WILL BE USED TO EQUIP SPACECRAFT OPERATORS AND OTHER TECHNICAL STAFF TO RECOGNIZE AND RESPOND TO CYBER SECURITY INCIDENTS.”
Douglas Wiemer, Director of Cybersecurity Solutions
RHEA Group

Supporting the Development of the First Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System

The Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System (CIICS) is a multinational initiative that establishes a common space in which NATO and its member nations can work on specific incidents together in almost real-time. RHEA Group developed the CIICS program, providing NATO nations with a unique collaborative information sharing approach to cyber defense and cybersecurity incident task management capabilities. Moreover, our experts provide support to the nations, creating enhancements to continually upgrade the software and counteract any security issues.

CIICS is currently integrated in Canada, the Netherlands, and Romania, with prospects for deployment in other NATO nations and partner nations this year.

nato
"THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF RHEA GROUP HAVE BEEN GREAT AND ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE CIICS PROGRAM."
Sarah Brown, Senior Scientist and CIICS Technical Lead
NATO

Delivering a Strategic Departmental Security Plan for the Supreme Court of Canada

RHEA Group is developing a strategic Departmental Security Plan (DSP), according to the requirements of the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada. Facets include:

  • Synthesis, compartmentalization, and consolidation of security threat and risk information.
  • Identifying security priorities, initiatives, issues, gaps, and concerns.
  • Delivering a security plan and developing recommendations and key performance indicators.
Supreme Court of Canada
The Departmental Security Plan developed by RHEA Group fits the requirements of the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada.

Protecting the City of Montreal water system against cyber-attacks

The City of Montreal chose RHEA Group to conduct a study aiming to improve the safety of its water facilities and computer systems.

Our security experts in Montreal, Canada, strengthened the security of the city's water installations, preparing it against cyber-attacks. Activities included:

  • Testing the vulnerability of the water service computer systems
  • Proposing protective measures to deal with potential threats
City of Montreal
The city's objective is to assess the vulnerability of the IT systems used in its water installations and to strengthen the resilience of these installations against cyber-attacks.
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