At the cutting edge of cyber-security
Cyber-security is a hot sector in Greater Montréal thanks to the city’s innovative business environment, huge pool of skilled workers and high-calibre university graduates.
All these factors make the city a perfect location for developing state-of-the-art solutions in the field. It’s not surprising that Montréal is now considered one of the best cities in the world to set up a business in this sector.
Industry sector data
Montréal is the place to be for foreign companies seeking an innovative workforce specialized in cyber-security.
Several Montréal universities have created programs to meet the growing demand for digital security specialists.
- The largest concentration of tech jobs in Canada
- High-calibre universities, research chairs and specialized training programs
- A welcoming business environment with a growing number of highly creative startups, developing AI-powered cybersecurity tools
- One of the top 10 countries in cyber-security
- The most competitive operating costs in North America for software development
- Advantageous tax credits
“ Montréal possesses all the necessary qualities to support the success of cyber-security businesses. Its six universities contribute to a strong spirit of innovation in the city while, at the same time, supplying a steady stream of talented graduates from the many programs linked to cyber-security. ”
Director, ESET Montréal