Alexander Rau

Partner, Advisory Services - Cybersecurity


KPMG in Canada

Alexander Rau is a Partner in KPMG’s Technology Risk Consulting (TRC) Advisory Practice focusing on Cybersecurity and Cyber Incident Response. Alexander is responsible for leading KPMG’s Cyber Response Practice providing cybersecurity services to support and enable clients to better respond to cyber incidents before, during and after a cyber breach. With over 20 years of experience in Cybersecurity, IT and Privacy, Alexander has provided leadership to a number of multinational organizations, leading and delivering incident response and strategic cybersecurity engagements, practice leadership, and business development. His roles have included cybersecurity evangelism, conducting media interviews, keynote speaker and panelist engagements. Throughout his career Alexander has leveraged his business and cybersecurity background to advise public sector and private enterprise clients on next generation cybersecurity threat prevention technologies, methodologies and resiliency concepts. Combining his knowledge and professional experiences in IT and cybersecurity management, consulting and strategy, with his finance and economics background, he brings unique professional qualifications, experience, and perspectives to his clients, addressing the ever-changing security landscape and its impacts on organizations.

  • Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University – Degree, Business Administration – Banking

  • Georgian College – Diploma, Business Administration - Marketing


  • CISM

  • Adopt4Life - Ontario's Adoptive Parent Association, Volunteer