City of Montreal Awards Managed IT Security Services Contract to Above Security

Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) November 2, 2005 — Above Security has been awarded a three-year contract by the City of Montreal covering the installation of a security infrastructure solution, as well as the monitoring of the City’s most critical administrative systems. The City of Montreal will now benefit from a 24/7 monitoring service, ensuring protection of its networks, servers, operating systems and mission-critical applications. Above Security is one of Canada’s leading providers of IT security management solutions to enterprises and government agencies around the world. With the signing of this contract, the City of Montreal joins an impressive list of Above Security customers located in 12 different countries.

The security solution provided by Above Security will now enable the City of Montreal to circumvent potential malicious attacks using cutting-edge vulnerability assessment tools, as well as proactive security measures that will maximize the protection of the City’s information infrastructure. The agreement, which Above Security will manage in concert with the City of Montreal’s security Team, will ensure the availability and integrity of the City’s critical administrative systems, within strict guidelines.

“This vote of confidence underscores our privileged and strategic partner status with organisations who value a comprehensive security management solution of their informational assets”, explains Michel Simard, President and CEO of Above Security. “We’re extremely proud that over the course of the last few months, the two largest Canadian municipalities have entrusted Above Security to secure their infrastructure and critical systems.”

About Above Security

Founded in 1999, Above Security is one of Canada’s leading providers of IT security management solutions to enterprises and government agencies that want to protect the privacy and integrity of their vital business information, and the availability of their critical IT systems. Based on state-of-the-art technology and processes, Above Security’s Security Information Management (SIM) system is the industry’s first end-to-end solution that centralizes the overall process of IT security management. The Company also provides managed security services in an ASP model with 24/7 remote system monitoring to detect and respond to business-impacting threats in real-time. Since its inception, Above Security has provided managed security services and consulting to over 160 companies and government agencies across Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. For more information about Above Security, contact the company at 1919, Lionel-Bertrand Blvd, Suite 203, Boisbriand, Québec, J7H 1N8, email: e-mail protected from spam bots, Tel: 1-866-430-8166 (toll-free), or (450) 430-8166, Fax: (450) 430-1858, or visit the company web site at

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