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07 January 2019

Using the ‘Rapid, Effective, Expert’ model when evaluating incident response retainers

Cyber security incidents are on the rise; in the last 12 months a reported 72% of large businesses (and 63% of medium businesses) in the UK experienced cyber security breaches or attacks. Unfortunately, the cyber security skills gap is similarly a real threat, presenting a major challenge for organisations looking for the right expertise to defend themselves.

13 December 2018

Why the maritime industry must get on board with the NIS Directive

While it may often appear to be plain sailing for the maritime industry, just under the surface lies a range of technologies that are changing the course of the sector. But with these changes comes an increased threat of cyber attacks.

26 November 2018

Private businesses: don’t be low hanging fruit for cyber criminals

By James Hampshire, Cyber Security I lead PwC’s cyber security team in Birmingham, working with clients to build, manage and assure cyber security capabilities. I have previously spent time looking at cyber security threats from a very different direction as a law enforcement officer in the UK’s National Cyber Crime...

19 November 2018

Bricks and clicks: cyber security and Black Friday

By James Hampshire, Cyber Security Black Friday is one of the most critical dates in the retail calendar and in today’s challenging climate it is the defining point in the year for many retailers. While it has been associated with long lines at bricks and mortar retail stores, increasingly online...

27 September 2018

Open Banking cyber security – opportunity knocks and back to the future?

In the previous two parts, we’ve been using the NIST framework as our guide: we’ve covered Identity and Detect previously, and Michael Roberts' latest blog considers the rest of the framework.

24 August 2018

How the right approach to the NIS Directive will drive both cyber and operational resilience

Organisations in critical infrastructure sectors such as energy, utilities, transport, health and digital services are experiencing disruption from a range of digitalisation and automation technologies, and as a result of this disruption it often brings with it increased risks. In this blog, we discuss the importance of the NIS Directive in ensuring disruption is met with operational and cyber resilience, as well as the steps that need to be taken to clearly understand, implement and demonstrate compliance.

14 August 2018

Disinformation: a cyber threat

Online disinformation is a hot topic at the moment, and there are several different types, ranging from the satirical to fully-fabricated content. By Karthik Prabakaran, Cyber Security.

23 July 2018

No bank is an island: navigating the security challenges of Open Banking

Welcome back, this is the second in the series of short blogs on security to help banks when considering Open Banking. Michael Roberts looks in more detail at Identify and Detect measures.

06 July 2018

Open Banking cyber security - staying secure in an open world

This is the first in a series of short blogs by Michael Roberts that sets out some of the security challenges that banks should be aware of when they consider Open Banking.

05 July 2018

Signal the ATT&CK: Part 2

Using orchestration and automation to enhance EDR capabilities, and to reduce ‘alert fatigue’ By Paul Bottomley, Endpoint Threat Detection and Response Lead, and Wietze Beukema, Endpoint Threat Detection and Response Analyst Earlier this year, we released part 1 of our ‘Signal the ATT&CK’ article, where we presented how we are...