Canadian Governmental Industrial Security

What do we do?

We provide industrial security services to Canadian based companies (Parents or subsidiaries) that are, or wish to get, registered with the Government of Canada Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) and/or the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD) of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), in order to bid on, and/or participate in, government classified and sensitive contracts or to gain access to Controlled Goods. We also provide rerated consultancy services, staff augmentation services and inspection services. We offer similar services to Canadian Government departments and agencies.

How we do it?

Our experts are experienced in industrial security and possess the knowledge to help you understand, interpret and implement PSPC CISD industrial security requirements.

For private sector clients, they will:

1. Replace personnel during short to long terms absences (e.g. assume the duties of Company Security Officer (CSO); or Alternate Company Security Officer (ACSO);

2. Provide advice and guidance (including training and awareness) on all matters of the CISD Program either on site or from a distance; and

2. Conduct compliance and physical security inspections to ensure the company meets CIDS requirements. Explain that the exercise provides an opportunity to test procedures before an actual disaster.

For Government of Canada clients, they will

1. Replace personnel during short to long terms absences (e.g. PERSEC and Contract Security specialists and Field Industrial Security Officers (FISOs));

2. Provide advice and guidance (including training and awareness) on all matters of the CISD Program either on site or from a distance; and

3. Conduct compliance and physical security inspections to ensure that companies meet the departments/agency’s contact security conditions.

What do we deliver?

For private Sector clients, we offer these services:

  • Training CSOs/ACSOs
  • Help in completing forms government documents
  • Pre-site inspections and recommendations (e.g. Document safeguarding (DSC), Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD) compliance)
  • Assisting foreign firms to get a Government of Canada Facility Security Clearance (FSC) of Designated Organization Screening (DOS)
  • Assisting Canadian companies to get a FSC, DOS, CGD certification
  • Providing temporary CSOs, ACSOs to fill short or long term vacancies

For Government of Canada clients, we offer these services:

  • Training CSOs/ACSOs
  • DSO staff training
  • Administrative investigations
  • On site company inspections (physical and IT)
  • Provision of temporary industrial security personnel (PERSEC-PHYSICAL-IT)
  • Foreign Ownership Control and Influence (FOCI) evaluations

What projects have we delivered?

RHEA Inc. delivered services related to Government Industrial Security to many Federal Government departments and agencies, always ensuring their total satisfaction. Our list of clients includes:

  • Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL)
  • SNC-Lavalin (CANDU)