Cybersecurity and Privacy

Balance security, privacy and opportunity to move boldly forward.

At PwC, we see cybersecurity and privacy differently

We don’t just protect business value, we create it — using cybersecurity and privacy as a tool to transform businesses.
With a vast network of capabilities, PwC teams help you address your most complex business imperatives. We’re using the power of our global Impact Centres to provide Canadian organizations with deeper, broader and timely expertise on evolving cybersecurity and privacy challenges. 
Assess and prioritize the foundational components
of cybersecurity and privacy
  • Capability & maturity
  • Critical asset protection
  • Threat & vulnerability management
  • Identity and access management
  • Culture & communications
  • Risk management and board reporting
Develop a new strategy, capabilities and processes
to combat cyber-threats
  • Strategy & roadmap development
  • Portfolio & investment rationalization
  • Security organization redesign
  • Security architecture & operations
  • Advanced security technology implementations
Incorporate cybersecurity and privacy into everyday
business decisions and processes
  • M&A cyber diligence and post-deal integration
  • Operational & consumer technology security
  • Secure product & service development
  • Customer data protection, experience and trust
  • Cloud security and risk
  • Digital identity
  • Board and executive education
  • Social engineering simulations


Use of a third party to assess  or operate the security  
capabilities of businesses, products and/or services
  • Privacy & regulatory compliance
  • Assessments & attestations
  • Third party Assurance
  • Security as a service/outsourcing
  • Active defence & response
  • Advanced analytics and attack detection


Monitor threats and respond, investigate and remediate
cybersecurity related incidents and data breaches
  • Threat modelling & scenario planning
  • Advanced breach assessment
  • Breach investigation & forensic analysis
  • Threat intelligence and information sharing
  • Red teaming and crisis simulations
  • Breach preparedness and response

The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2018

A successful cyberattack can see a 40% loss in operations. Learn how to businesses can take meaningful actions to manage digital risk and increase their cyber resilience 

Explore the survey findings


Cybersecurity: Strategic issues & governance

Cybersecurity is truly a business issue. Management and boards need to organize themselves from a governance standpoint to address this challenge. Listen to Richard Wilson, Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy, PwC Canada, examine the nature and risks of this situation.

Building a cyber-resilient organization

How do boards and management think about creating a cyber resilient organization factoring in business performance? Richard Wilson, PwC Canada’s Cybersecurity Leader describes key success factors for a company's cybersecurity program.

New ways to think about cybersecurity

Business leaders are thinking of cybersecurity and privacy as business protectors and enablers. Stronger security through investing in digital enterprise architecture and using information to better understanding cyber threats are only some of the benefits of a strong cybersecurity program. Learn more in this video.


Cybersecurity and privacy in your industry and sector


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Contact us

Sajith Nair
Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy
Tel: +1 416 815 5185

Richard Wilson
Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy
Tel: +1 416 941 8374

David Craig
Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy
Tel: +1 416 814 5812

Lori-Ann Beausoleil
Partner, National Forensic Services Leader
Tel: +1 416 687 8617