Company Overview

Who We Are?

We are a select team of independent security professionals and IAPSC members who believe that the best security strategy  for your business success starts with an unbiased conversation and doing things right.

Our Goal!

Our goal is to provide an unbiased security advise and cost-effective solutions to our client’s specific security needs; and addressing the technology and governance risks of IT, OT and Physical Security which are usually overlooked.

Our Core Values

We practice honesty, pursue excellence and foster education, up-to-date training, expertise and modern technology, to provide our clients with the best security advise and solutions to their current and future security needs.

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Threat, Risk, & Vulnerability Assessment

Security Master Planning

Program Evaluation & Gap Analysis

Policies, Procedures & Standards

Cyber Threat Mitigation Controls

Cloud Security Consulting

Systems Design & Project Management

Security Social Engineering Awareness Training

Security Audits & Technical Systems Evaluation

Procurement Support & Systems Inspection

Integrated & Converged Security Systems

External Audits (Physical & Logical)

Effective Security Solutions!

Effective Security

Through Breaking The "Silo" Approach!

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Convoluted threats in the cyber and physical worlds are a reality, capturing daily headlines and making the list of top risks for organizations.

At Goldmark Security Consulting Inc., we help organizations small or large with a prioritized, proven and recommended risk-based security controls that are practical, validated, and measurable.

Our GIAC certified auditors, and (ISC)² certified information security experts, will work closely with your organization to assess and develop tactical and strategic cyber and cyber-physical programs based on your security posture, cyber maturity level, resources, and budget.

Get your cyber security scorecard today, and protect your investment with leading security controls that are developed by cyber experts and endorsed by many regulatory bodies, businesses, and governments.

We Are Proudly a Canadian Company
Headquartered in the Greater Toronto Area

Founder & Principal


Wael Lahoud


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International Association of Professional Security Consultants

(PSP®) Physical Security Professional Board Certified in Physical Security

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®)

Electronic Safety and Security (ESS®) Designer – BICSI®

GIAC Critical Controls Certified (GCCC)

Bachelors of Engineering (B.Eng.) in Computer Engineering

Wael Lahoud is a Professional Security Consultant, Advisor and Expert, board certified in physical security with over 14 years’ experience helping clients and organizations identify and implement solutions to their ever-evolving security needs. As the Founder/Owner of Goldmark Security Consulting, his focus is on security risks and the intersection of business and technology, helping clients bridge the critical gaps between physical, information, cyber security and their management.

“Traditional security programs operating in silos are failing against the increasing modern threats leaving organizations exposed to present-day risks and potential critical outcomes.”

Prior to founding Goldmark, Mr. Lahoud served in numerous key senior management positions, both domestic and international, as a Subject Matter Expert with responsibility for planning, design, engineering, execution and management of major governmental and private industry projects, across industries including telecommunications, education, healthcare, energy, utilities, commercial facilities and transportation.

His prior experience also includes working with one of the leading manufacturers of complete IP video security and surveillance solutions, advising and guiding regional partners, end users and other security consultants through complex design, installation, and training phases in large projects in more than 11 EMEA countries. This included a 2500-camera integrated IP video surveillance solution project at Doha International Airport, a 3,700-camera multi-tenant IP video surveillance system at Delhi International Airport, and a highly available geo-clustered 2000+ Camera IP Video Surveillance solution project for the City of Toronto.

In addition to his computer engineering background and various certifications that span IT, IS, physical security and cyber security; he has successfully completed and achieved several advanced level video surveillance training programs and certifications, such as the CCTV Master Class with UK BTEC level 5 certificate. He is also currently certified on various enterprise class security platforms to an advanced or expert level.

Notably, Mr. Lahoud is also among an elite group of security experts who hold the prestigious GIAC Critical Controls Certification (GCCC) and (ISC)2’s Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP®. GIAC and (ISC)2 certification holders are recognized as experts in the IT industry and are sought after globally by government, military and industry to protect the information and cyber environment. He is also a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), where he currently serves as that organisation’s primary representative on the Canadian Cyber Security Alliance.

He is an active member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC), ASIS International, BICSI, and the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)². He is also a member of the ULC standards subcommittee workgroup that established the Canadian minimum performance standards for performance of video surveillance systems (CAN/ULC-S316-14).

Based in Ontario, Canada, Mr. Lahoud has worked on numerous large-scale projects across Canada and South America as a security advisor and subject matter expert, including the City of Toronto, Township of Centre Wellington, Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport (Toronto Ports Authority), New Quito International Airport, METROLINX Union Pearson Express, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Mohawk College, Humber College, TJX Canada, Calgary Flames, Edmonton International Airport, Ministry of Attorney General, grow-ups of marihuana for medical purposes (MMPR compliance), and the Toronto Catholic School Board.

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CIS-Critical Security Controls

Get The Right Support!

Don’t waste your time and money, our certified critical controls experts will provide you with you with the right support and expertise.

Stay Ahead Of Cyber Threats!

Our cyber security advisory services are based on actual attack data and threats from a variety of public and private threat sources!

CIS Controls V6.1

As proud CIS Controls adopters, our certified experts are currently consulting commercially on the latest up-to-date release V.6.1.

All
Cyber Security
Physical Security
Security
Security Management
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Threat, Risk, & Vulnerability Assessment

Security Master Planning

Program Evaluation & Gap Analysis

Policies, Procedures & Standards

Cyber Threat Mitigation Controls

Cloud Security Consulting

Systems Design & Project Management

Security Social Engineering Awareness Training

Security Audits & Technical Systems Evaluation

Procurement Support & Systems Inspection

Integrated & Converged Security Systems

External Audits (Physical & Logical)

Effective Security Solutions!

Effective Security

Through Breaking The "Silo" Approach!

Learn More

Our Core Values

We Foster Education

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We Pursue Excellence

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We Practice Honesty

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We Create Fun

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