44 press releases for "Cyber and Data"

11 April 2017

UK patients most sceptical about healthcare via AI and robotics

But open-mindedness of men and the young offers chance to transform healthcare delivery 55% of consumers across EMEA countries are willing to use AI and...

03 April 2017

PwC collaborates with public and private sector partners to uncover new sustained global cyber espionage campaign

The close working collaboration between private sector companies and UK’s National Cyber Security Centre led to identifying and disrupting new cyber attack campaign Systemic cyber...

28 March 2017

PwC gives evidence on cyber security to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy

Richard Horne, cyber security partner at PwC, gave oral evidence yesterday to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy as part of their ongoing...

27 March 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services, finds PwC/CBI survey

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

08 March 2017

Budget 2017- PwC comments on R&D tax credits red-tapereduction - boost for financial sector's cyber security efforts?

Commenting on the Chancellor’s efforts to reduce paperwork when claiming R&D tax credits, Peter Maybrey, financial services tax partner at PwC said: “The Chancellor’s moves...

Budget 2017 - PwC comments on the impact of NIC changes on financial services contractors and employers

Commenting on the increase in the main rate of Class 4 NICs for the self-employed by 1% to 10%, with a further 1% increase in...

14 February 2017

Global Information Security Workforce Study - PwC comments

As the Queen officially opens the National Cyber Security Centre today, (ISC)2's Global Information Security Workforce Study reports that the world faces a shortfall of...

06 February 2017

PwC grows data privacy legal team with appointment of Kate Macmillan

PwC has hired Kate Macmillan as a director in its rapidly expanding Cyber Security and Data Privacy legal team in London. Kate joins from Collyer...

03 February 2017

PwC comments on Public Accounts Committee statement on UK government cyber security approach

In response to the Public Accounts Committee comments released today regarding the UK government's approach to cyber security, Richard Horne, cyber security partner at PwC...

24 January 2017

UK CEOs rate cyber risks as second most significant business threat

Cyber threat concern ranks higher than new market entrants or speed of technological change 97% of UK CEOs currently addressing cyber breaches in their organisation...

04 November 2016

PwC Sponsors Z/Yen’s InsurTech Academy

PwC Sponsors New Collaborative InsurTech Research Project PwC and think tank Z/Yen are pleased to extend their association with the launch of a new project...

03 November 2016

Credit where it’s due- UK unsecured borrowing increases by £62m a day

Total unsecured debt in UK reached an all-time high in 2016, at almost £10,000 per household PwC’s Credit Confidence Survey shows confidence at its highest...

01 November 2016

PwC comments on the National Cyber Security Strategy announcement

In response to the National Cyber Security Strategy announcement due today from Chancellor Philip Hammond, Richard Horne, cyber security partner at PwC commented: "The UK...

05 October 2016

UK organisations double cyber security spend but aren’t seeing the return

18% of UK organisations don’t know how many cyber attacks they suffered last year Nearly eight in 10 experienced down-time due to security incidents Average...

20 September 2016

PwC launches ‘Game of Threats’ in the UK

With nearly three quarters of UK CEOs regarding cyber security as one of the top three risks to their organisations, along with over-regulation and geopolitical...

14 September 2016

PwC accredited by CESG to provide Cyber Incident Response services

With cyber attacks continuing to increase in frequency, severity and impact, organisations need to know where to turn for a fast response in a time...

08 September 2016

‘Golden tickets’ on offer for biggest cyber security competition of the year

PwC to sponsor and design this year’s Cyber Security Challenge UK Masterclass, where an ultra-realistic cyber breach simulation will test competitors’ skills Consortium involved in...

15 July 2016

PwC sponsors new data exhibition at the Science Museum

In response to today's opening of the 'Our Lives in Data' exhibition at the Science Museum sponsored by PwC, UK head of data analytics at...

28 June 2016

Mixing Mind and Machine: How the UK’s Business Leaders Make Their Big Decisions

New PwC study finds most UK organisations still only dabbling with data UK business is still underutilising data to make their most important decisions despite...

24 June 2016

EU referendum- PwC comments on fintech sector impact

Steve Davies, EMEA fintech leader at PwC, commented: "London is emerging as the fintech capital of the world. This is in part because of the...

16 June 2016

Optimism wanes among financial services firms for second consecutive quarter – CBI/PwC

Growth in business volumes holds up Optimism among firms in the financial services sector fell for the second consecutive quarter in the three months to...

26 May 2016

PwC report: The Local State We’re In 2016 – hopes for devolution up, but challenges remain

A fifth of local authority chief executives and council leaders across the UK expect to have additional devolved powers by 2020, but more than eight-in-ten...

23 May 2016

Supreme Court 'PJS' injunction ruling: PwC comments on landmark for privacy rights

Following the Supreme Court ruling last week to continue to enforce an injunction against media naming a celebrity ('PJS') involved in an alleged extra-marital affair,...

08 May 2016

FTSE 350 Cyber Governance Health Check Report 2015 – PwC comments

In response to the latest FTSE 350 Cyber Governance Health Check Report released today by the UK Government, Richard Horne, cyber security partner at PwC...

13 April 2016

Industry 4.0: UK and global companies to invest over $US 900 billion per year to become truly digital enterprises

Lack of digital culture, talent and clear digital operations vision are the biggest UK challenges UK firms set to invest c2.5% of annual digital revenues...

29 March 2016

‘Perfect Storm’ of events dampens optimism among financial services firms – CBI/PwC

Optimism among firms in the financial services sector has fallen at the fastest rate since 2011, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. The...

17 February 2016

PwC appoints Patrick Spens to explore transformational potential of blockchain,distributed ledger technology and encryption

PwC has hired Patrick Spens, the former regulator, hedge fund founder and city trader, to help consider the implications and possible applications for blockchain technology...

UK banking CEOs issue warnings on cyber threats and job cuts - PwC survey

UK banking CEOs are preparing for cyber-attacks, predicting a decline in staff numbers and planning tax changes to reflect tougher stakeholder expectations over banking transparency....

15 February 2016

PwC accelerates recruitment of data scientists to transform its deals business

PwC plans to add more than 1,000 data scientists to the 500 currently active in its international deals business over the next 18-24 months. This...

10 February 2016

The doctor will ‘I.T.’ you now: 4 in 10 willing to consult “virtual GPs” through apps, UK-wide study finds

A new PwC study of the UK’s healthcare market has found that almost four in 10 people would be willing to receive advice from their...

25 January 2016

PwC builds identity and access management capability with acquisition of Praxism UK

PwC is strengthening its fast-growing cyber security practice with the acquisition of Praxism, an Edinburgh-based consultancy specialising in identity and access management (IDaM). Praxism is...

21 January 2016

PwC launches new global technology team to harness Bitcoin technology

PwC has recruited 15 leading technology specialists to exploit and commercialise blockchain, the technology that powers the crypto-currency, Bitcoin. The new Blockchain team will be...

18 January 2016

Profitability remains strong as Financial Services firms focus on costs, says CBI/PwC poll

Overseas level of business below normal, quarterly survey finds Growth in business volumes picked up more strongly than expected in the three months to December...

08 December 2015

Cyber crime fears dominate UK Banking Banana Skins' threat rankings

‘Banana Skins’ poll identifies top threats to banks UK bankers and market watchers now place fears about cyber crime at the top of a list...

07 July 2015

Connectivity and automation transform the face of finance forever

Finance professionals in top quartile companies cost 40% less than their median peers and spend 20% more time on analysis vs. data gathering The nature...

05 May 2015

PwC announces a business relationship with Rosslyn Analytics

PwC and Rosslyn Analytics have announced the launch of a joint business relationship to bring new and innovative data services to companies around the world....

10 September 2014

Big business decisions driven by gut instinct as well as gigabytes – PwC report

Business leaders are taking major strategic decisions about the future of their businesses based on their gut instinct and experience in preference to the use...

25 June 2014

Global market capitalisation tracker shows US businesses eclipsing the rest of the world

· Almost half the world’s top 100 listed companies are American. · Combined market capital of global 100 rockets by more than six trillion dollars...

16 June 2014

Businesses must wake up to global risks to maximise competitive advantage, says PwC

Industry experts gear up for summit meeting on business resilience Business leaders are not doing enough to prepare for the risks that arise from an...

10 June 2014

PwC response to Bank of England's new cyber test

Commenting on news that the Bank of England has launched a new test to measure the financial sector's ability to withstand cyber attacks, Richard Horne,...

11 March 2014

Euronet Worldwide acquires HiFX: PwC comments

Commenting on Euronet Worldwide's agreement to acquire HiFX, the UK-based international payments company, Steve Cater, corporate finance partner at PwC said: "HiFX is a great...

16 December 2013

UK consumers value their digital lives at £25 billion

Family photos are top of our list of most valued digital items Unless you’re in London - Londoners rate their financial spreadsheets almost as highly...

04 October 2013

Ian Powell says it's time to close the trust gap

Ian Powell, PwC’s Chairman and Senior Partner, has called for renewed efforts to improve the understanding of businesses’ contribution to society. Speaking at PwC’s 11th...

21 June 2013

European firms not willing to work with companies that suffer a data breach

Iron Mountain and PwC study reveals this view is often held by firms that expect to lose data themselves More than half (58 per cent)...
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