Cybersecurity: Understanding and managing the risks

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Trust, transparency and resilience. This week we’re talking about what it takes to manage cybersecurity risk in your business.

Despite the abundance of available technologies to address cybersecurity risk, breaches are still occurring at a rapid rate; but, with the right enterprise-wide policies and procedures, companies can mitigate the risks. Tune in as Heather Horn discusses cybersecurity and privacy with PwC principal Jim Fox. Topics include:

  • 2:03 - The current environment. Is the cyber threat landscape worse or just different compared to recent years? Jim sets the stage. 

  • 3:46 - Considerations for cybersecurity. Jim and Heather discuss the three strategic components to an effective cyber program. 

  • 6:38 - A breach has happened. Now what? Jim shares what companies should think about when responding to an attack.

  • 11:30 - The cyber and privacy regulation landscape. In response to an increase in breaches and public outcry, the regulatory landscape is changing quickly. Jim explains. 

  • 20:44 - What’s next? Jim closes by giving a future outlook of cyber, and a bonus topic, sharing a few tips for protecting your personal data.

About our guest

Jim Fox is a PwC principal specializing in cybersecurity and privacy. With over 20 years experience, Jim develops cybersecurity and technology strategies and engages at both the strategic and deep technical levels. His scope of expertise encompasses cybersecurity risk strategy and transformation, including risk quantification, program design, incident response and security assessment, and testing.

About our host

Heather Horn is PwC's National office thought leader, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC’s accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With over 25 years of experience, Heather’s accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.

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Heather Horn

Heather Horn

US Strategic Thought Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

David Schmid

David Schmid

International Accounting Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

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