DAG 2015 – Joint and Other Systems Services

Cyber Security Architecture

New Systems


The Cyber Security Architecture (CSA) Project will establish an overarching information technology infrastructure that will permit automated operations throughout the entire cyber terrain. This will be accomplished by implementing a security service orientated architecture that encompasses everything from CAF weapon systems to C2 and corporate enterprises.


Key features of the security architecture would include: an end-to-end design with a standardised and controlled environment; defence aligned with the cyberspace to eliminated seams and gaps across the enterprise; provide, all elements within the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) with a seamless and integrated access to enterprise resources and as well as allow for secure information sharing with mission partners.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $100 million to $249 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2016
    • Options Analysis
  • 2019
    • Definition Approval
  • 2020
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2021
    • Implementation Approval
  • 2023
    • Contract Award
  • 2024
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Cyber Force Development
Phone: 613-947-9498

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