About Intertek EWA-Canada
Acquired by Intertek in 2016, EWA-Canada was incorporated and has been in operation since June 1988. We are recognized as Canada’s premiere provider of information and communications technology (ICT) security and assurance services and a global centre of excellence in security engineering and test and evaluation innovation. Our solutions are based on the vast expertise of our personnel, a structured system engineering approach, and vendor-neutral selection and implementation of appropriate technologies.
Our commitment is to provide excellence to our clients. Intertek EWA-Canada provides experienced, qualified resources, and company expertise in all facets of security program development and assessments, product test, evaluation and certification, security architecture design and development, identification token and credential issuance, security incident response, computer forensics and training. We offer our clients proven, end-to-end solutions (technology, people and processes) to assess, plan, and protect the security of their ICT infrastructure and enterprise. EWA-Canada provides a world-class security team, with cutting edge expertise and global reach that combines the professional security expertise with industry-leading specialists from our CanCERT™. With this unique depth and unparalleled know-how, Intertek EWA-Canada’s offers trusted, end-to-end security solutions and business value.
Intertek EWA-Canada is an ISO 9001:2008-registered, Canadian-managed and -staffed company committed to excellence in delivering world-class solutions.
Certifications & Accreditation
In addition to our ISO 9001 registration (SGS Registration no. 170/96), Intertek EWA-Canada's IT Security Evaluation and Testing Lab has the following internationally recognized credentials:
- We are Accredited by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (Lab Code 200556-0) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, to operate as a Cryptographic and Security Testing Laboratory. Cryptographic Module, Cryptographic Algorithm, Biometrics and SCAP.
- We are Accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) under the Program for Accreditation of Laboratories - Canada (PALCAN) to operate as an IT Security Evaluation and Testing Laboratory (ITSET).
Links for more information on:
- Our Scope of Accreditation as an ITSET Laboratory
- We are approved as a Common Criteria Test Lab (CCTL) by the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) as Canada's National Security Organization to conduct formal Evaluations of IT Security technologies to the ISO 15408 Common Criteria standard. These evaluations lead to formal Certification of the trust and assurance provided by the technologies. CC Certifications are formally recognized internationally by over 20 countries.
We are Accredited by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) to provide payment terminal testing services recognized by Visa, MasterCard and JCB.