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Cybersecurity Startup Platform Offers Free Lifetime Membership Opportunity for Founding Members

July 25, 2023 – KAWARTHA LAKES, ON – As part of our Success Stories series, we are thrilled to spotlight Graeme Barrie, an innovative entrepreneur, and client of the Innovation Cluster since 2018. Graeme operates from the Innovation Cluster space in Kawartha Lakes and is gearing up for the launch of TryberSecurity, a revolutionary cybersecurity platform tailored to the unique needs of startups and small businesses.

Motivated by his career progression from the technical aspects of cybersecurity to understanding its business implications, Graeme recognized the vital need for businesses to understand and defend against cybersecurity risks. He saw the challenges businesses face in achieving compliance and formed TryberSecurity as a solution.

TryberSecurity aims to fill the void in the fast-expanding cybersecurity market, which is predicted to reach $345.4 billion by 2026. In today’s digital landscape, cybersecurity has become a paramount concern for small businesses and startups as they face increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. Recognizing this challenge, this platform is an all-in-one solution to empower entrepreneurs to protect their businesses from potential cyber-attacks, safeguard sensitive data, and ensure business continuity. An important element of the platform is a secure and collaborative space where members can discuss, ask questions, and share insights about their security and privacy challenges. It is also equipped with informative videos, policy templates, and practical playbooks that are offered in a non-technical manner.

With a focus on fostering a culture of cybersecurity, TryberSecurity is designed to create a secure environment that promotes open dialogue around security and privacy.  In the initial launch phase, Graeme invites applications from entrepreneurs over the next 60 days to become founding members.  “We’re looking for serious entrepreneurs committed to enhancing their businesses’ security,” explained Graeme. These founding members will benefit from a lifetime membership at no cost. This provides a golden opportunity to utilize an invaluable tool as they scale their operations.

As Graeme puts it, “We aim to be a trusted source for reliable information where business owners and startup founders can begin their entrepreneurial journey securely.”

The Innovation Cluster has played a pivotal role in supporting Graeme’s venture. Graeme affirmed, “The Innovation Cluster has been the catalyst for TryberSecurity’s evolution from an idea to a real venture. Here, I found a vibrant community of fellow innovators ready to brainstorm, share insights, and offer guidance. The Innovation Cluster is a hub for connection, collaboration, and unwavering support from the dedicated Cluster staff.” 

Graeme plays a pivotal role in the Kawartha Lakes client community at The Innovation Cluster, currently operating from the Lindsay-based workspace, LAUNCH Kawartha. As a client, Graeme represents those benefiting from the robust collaboration between KLCFDC, the City of Kawartha Lakes, and The Innovation Cluster. This alliance has demonstrated its effectiveness as a significant catalyst for growth and success for individuals like Graeme, by encouraging innovation and establishing a vibrant, supportive ecosystem.

Nicole Stephenson, Interim CEO at the Innovation Cluster, applauded Graeme’s inventive approach, “Graeme’s initiative embodies the progressive, entrepreneurial spirit that the Innovation Cluster is proud to foster. TryberSecurity is set to become an essential tool for entrepreneurs keen on incorporating robust security principles in their growing businesses.”

Entrepreneurs interested in applying for the lifetime membership opportunity and leveraging the advantages of this platform can visit


About the Innovation Cluster 

Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas (ICPK) is a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs to launch, grow and scale their businesses. They help entrepreneurs reach their business goals so that our local community, job market, and economy continue to grow.

The ICPK supports startup businesses by providing dynamic programming, mentorship, workshops, and networking opportunities to entrepreneurs through three core programs.

STARTUP INCUBATOR – a full-service Startup Incubator Program

STARTup Visa Program Canada – an Immigrant Entrepreneurship Program

Student Entrepreneurship Program

LAUNCH Kawartha – The Innovation Cluster operates across multiple locations, one of which includes LAUNCH Kawartha, a dedicated space for incubation programming situated in Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes. For additional information, please visit

Core Funding is provided by The City of Peterborough, Trent University, Fleming College, The City of Kawartha Lakes, OMAFRA, Feddev Ontario, and Franklin Empire. 


About TryberSecurity:

TryberSecurity is a cybersecurity platform designed for startups and small businesses. The platform enables members to collaboratively navigate security and privacy challenges and find solutions to secure their businesses. TryberSecurity is currently accepting applications for founding members, who will receive a lifetime free membership.



The KLCFDC is an innovation focused, entrepreneurial and economic development ecosystem organization that provides funding, business advisory, and support, incubation, and acceleration services to entrepreneurs. We are a key economic development and strategic partner to multiple NFP and NGO’s in the City of Kawartha Lakes and beyond. The KLCFDC and KLBCDC, along with multiple strategic partners, including the Innovation Cluster (Kawartha Lakes Cube), are headquartered at Launch Kawartha, in Lindsay, ON.

Located west of Peterborough and only 75 km from Durham Region and the GTA, Launch Kawartha is eastern Ontario’s newest hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. 

For more information about our centre, visit Launch Kawartha 

For more information on the KLCFDC, visit their website here.


City of Kawartha Lakes

 The City of Kawartha Lakes is Southern Ontario’s largest geographic municipality and home to vibrant downtowns, abundant green spaces and diverse opportunities. Kawartha Lakes collaborates with the Kawartha Lakes CFDC, Innovation Cluster and regional partners to support economic vibrancy in the community. Kawartha Lakes is home to the Kawartha Lakes Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre, a program that guides entrepreneurs through the process of planning, starting and growing a small business. 

For more information, visit 

For more information on the Kawartha Lakes Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre, visit 


Media Contact

Innovation Cluster

Nicole Stephenson

Interim CEO

Graeme Barrie, Founder


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