Summary of Experience

Alex Woda is an information security architect, systems auditor and management consultant with over 30 years experience in the information technology field.  

Mr. Woda specializes in risk management, electronic payment systems, internal control evaluation, information security reviews, cryptography, developing information security and enterprise architectures, managing projects, systems auditing, PKI and privacy assessments. 

He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars and has published articles on Achieving compliance to PCI DSS, Continuous Audit Tools and Techniques and Enterprise Risk Management.  Recent projects include: developing enterprise security architecture for a large retailer; certifying application systems under the NIST security framework; developing disaster recovery plans for an Ontario Agency; developing the logical and technical architecture for a Portal service; developing a security architecture and standards for an Ontario Ministry; designing LDAP / PKI compliant identification management systems;  and leading projects in conducting threat risk analysis and privacy impact assessments.   Mr. Woda also lead security assessment projects for PCI DSS. 

Contact Information:

Phone: 416 249 1090

Mobile: 416 804 9666

email: alex@awoda.ca





Published Articles

  1. How to achieve compliance to PCI DSS - PCI-Overview.pdf

  2. Overview of PCI (PCI_Comply08.pdf)



AWODA is run by Alex Woda, an Enterprise Architect and an information security, audit and risk management specialist with more than 30 years of industry experience.  He is a certified PCI PIN Security Assessor and Interac Auditor and is the co-developer of Corporate Risk Management Suite - a Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software solution.

Mr. Woda started the first Qualified Security Assessor Company in Canada (Dyntek Canada) and was a Qualified Security Assessor for the Payment Card Industry in 2005 and 2010.  Mr. Woda is a payment specialist and works with organizations to securely design, implement and operate payment transaction switches and systems.  He also works as an Enterprise Solution Architect developing systems for electronic commerce and service delivery. 

Mr. Woda is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).