Physical security

Safety is a priority

Safeguarding your people, assets and reputation is at the core of everything you do — and central to your ability to build resilience

Are you providing a secure environment for your people, regardless of where they are? Do you effectively manage physical security risks across your company? Have you designed a corporate physical security strategy?

No matter where, when or how your people conduct business, their safety is your priority. 

safety is a priority

75% of organisations report that their physical security function is well integrated as a component of resilience.

PwC’s Global Crisis Survey 2021

Managing risk in a volatile world

Operating safely and securely in today’s complex, uncertain environment requires the ability to adapt swiftly as events unfold. 

A physical security strategy provides the knowledge and tools your business needs to manage risk and keep your people and assets as safe as possible in “peace time” and as you respond to a crisis. It takes into account your culture, the specifics of your security infrastructure and your organisation’s business goals. 

A physical security strategy will help you:

  • Protect your bottom line

  • Safeguard your people

  • Prioritise investments and control costs

  • Raise awareness and confidence

  • Build business resilience

managing the risk

An end-to-end view of security risk management

Our physical security assessment considers your organisation's risk appetite as we work with you to determine the risks and controls you include in scope — ranging from physical security to personnel/travel security, to digital/data security. In our assessment, we then focus on:

  • Business alignment to facilitate responsible decision making and manage risk appropriately

  • Culture and behaviors to promote a safe, secure environment and enable your teams to know what is expected

  • Operational delivery to provide the right infrastructure and resources 

The right experience to help you protect your business

PwC is a market leader in corporate physical security. Our highly skilled security specialists have many years of hands-on experience, including in the news and media sectors, and maintain close contact with the industry. We stay abreast of trends and new focus areas, and bring that knowledge to bear in our work with clients. 

And the power of the PwC network provides support in related areas including cybersecurity, business resilience and crisis management.  

With PwC, you’ll gain:

  • A thorough fit-for-purpose assessment

  • Our combined industry knowledge

  • Recommendations on practical remediation for security gaps

  • A consistent tried-and-tested approach

  • Innovative and cost-effective considerations

the right experience

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Contact us

Dave Stainback

Dave Stainback

Global Crisis & Resilience Co-Leader, PwC United States

Tel: +1 678 419 1355

Bobbie Ramsden-Knowles

Bobbie Ramsden-Knowles

Global Crisis & Resilience Co-Leader, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7483 422701