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04 February 2016

Amazing what you see over lunch…

By John Whitehill I was sitting eating lunch with my daughter a couple of weeks back in Glasgow. We were sitting next to a window beside a busy street, and on the opposite side of the road, a law firm proudly displayed its signage on their office windows. Through the...

What the recent JANET attack tells us about Social Media Risk

By Katy Buller Follow @Katy_PwC You may have heard about the recent attack on JANET, the UK’s higher education research and education network that serves over 18 million users. It was attacked using a series of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, preventing students and Higher Education Institution (HEI) employees...

22 January 2016

The concept of ‘cyber’ in a criminal world

By Katy Buller Follow @Katy_PwC A few years ago I had the opportunity to help run a ‘cyber crime’ strategy workshop, which consisted of members of the police force amongst other areas and industries who have a direct involvement in combating ‘cyber crime’. Throughout all the discussions, one thing really...

23 December 2015

ELISE: Security Through Obesity

@michael_yip By Michael Yip Executive Summary Taiw...

18 December 2015

Why 2015 was the tipping point for cybersecurity

Paul Gribbon | Senior Manager - Cyber Security As we head towards the Christmas and New Year period, it’s natural to look back on the past 12 months and review what we enjoyed, what successes we had, what we might have done better and what emerging trends appeared. I’m going...

11 December 2015

#PrivateBizChat: Cybersecurity - 15 December, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

PwC's Private Business team are delighted to be hosting their third #PrivateBizChat Twitter chat on the 15 December at 12.30pm. The chat will focus on cyber security and the impact on private businesses. As threats continue to mount, understanding and managing cybersecurity risks has become top of mind for leaders...

12 November 2015

We are not one, we are many

By Jessica Tay, Manager, Cyber Security and Data Protection at PwC The selfie culture has been a topic of some debate in the media, capturing society’s desire to project and control our public personas, carefully tailoring how we may be perceived by friends, family and the wider public. At the...

05 November 2015

Ingredients for Consumer Security

By Tim Wedande, Cyber Security at PwC Don’t under or over cook So after 3 weeks of reminders from my insistent but lovely partner I’ve finally set aside time to book in accommodation for our trip later this year. I attempt to log onto our regular travel booking website however...

21 October 2015

It won’t happen to us: An optimistic outlook on breaches

By John Whitehill, Director, Cyber Security at PwC Since I made the transition from industry to professional services, I have spent a significant part of my working life getting out and meeting lots of organisations and individuals who are considering what the topic of cyber security means to them. This...

14 October 2015

Is threat intelligence the key to realising cyber insurance potential?

By Alex Petsopoulos, Cyber Security Partner at PwC Many business leaders are coming to see cyber security as the risk that will define their generation. It can take just one incident – the loss of business data or customer details – to trigger a board-level crisis, and possibly cause the...