Securing Canada's Digital Future

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A Federally-incorporated not-for-profit Consortium, founded in 2020 by five Canadian universities (Concordia University, Ryerson University, University of Calgary, University of New Brunswick, and University of Waterloo), working with public and private sectors to lead world-class cybersecurity innovation and talent development.

Our Strategic Priorities


Promote and cultivate collaboration and partnership opportunities between academia and the private and public sectors.


Build innovative cybersecurity systems to establish economic growth and sustainability for Canada and Canadians.

Research and Development with private sectors and public

Build and sustain robust research & development partnerships with industry.

Human resources skilled in cybersecurity

Develop and offer training programs that meet the true cybersecurity needs of the private and public sectors.

Knowledge Sharing

Create a knowledge-sharing community in which access to expertise is available anytime, anywhere from experts and peers.

NCC Network

The NCC aims to unify industrial and academic research in cybersecurity under the following five National Cybersecurity Networks (NCN).

Critical Infrastructure Protection

Human-Centric Cybersecurity

Network Security

Privacy and Privacy Enhancing Technologies

Software Security

Programs and Projects

Training Programs

R&D Projects

Commercialization projects

Call for Projects

Partners and Members

The NCC provides a collaboration model based on a tiering structure that allows public and private sectors to engage at a level appropriate to their interests and capabilities. See here for our membership model.

Current Members and Collaborators

Universities and Colleges

Research Centers

Governments (Federal and Provincials)