Vulnerability management - Cyber Managed Services

Outcome-focused emphasis on practical risk reduction with long-term sustainability in mind

The challenge: Organizations are faced with a growing number of vulnerabilities that emerge nearly every day, presenting challenges such as:

  • Efficiently detecting vulnerabilities
  • Maintaining a comprehensive asset inventory
  • Accurately and efficiently prioritizing vulnerabilities

Faced with the need to continuously update methods of detection while managing an overwhelming number of vulnerability assessment reports, many organizations are looking for solutions to help manage their vulnerabilities operations.  

Our solution

With years of hands-on experience, PwC understands what works and where the common Vulnerability Management challenges lie. We place a heavy emphasis on end-to-end automation, freeing up human efforts for higher-value activities.


Develop, establish, and manage a comprehensive Vulnerability Management program, addressing infrastructure, application, and cloud vulnerabilities. Our solution covers vulnerability scanning, risk assessment and prioritization, seamless remediation orchestration, and robust program governance.

Cloud security posture management

Design, implement, and manage a comprehensive Cloud Security Posture Management Service, encompassing continuous cloud infrastructure monitoring, security configuration assessment and optimization, policy compliance validation, risk identification and prioritization, and proactive remediation support to ensure a robust and resilient cloud security posture.

High-volume security testing

Execute high volumes of technical security testing at scale and in a consistent manner, including test intake, scoping, execution, QA, reporting and metrics, remediation support, multiple test types supported infrastructure, application (web, mobile, thick), web services, IoT/OT, secure source code review and configuration reviews.

Key differentiators

Service oriented
Focus on business outcomes, not commodity activities

Custom solution
Tailored service to fit your environment

Capability enhancement
Programs developed with a focus on continuous improvement

Quick integration
Tool-agnostic people and processes with decades of VM experience

Global presence
Experienced team in the US, Argentina and India provide around-the-clock coverage

Overview of our approach and key capabilities

Our approach

  • Sustained operation and management of VM program via a right-sized managed service
  • Perform execution of scans of your dynamically growing and changing environments, maintain and manage asset tagging, and validate scan results for accuracy
  • Prioritize vulnerability remediation and work with stakeholders and security team in risk assessing non-compliance and vulnerabilities that are not or cannot be remediated within stated SLAs
  • Develop and distribute reports, maintain dashboards, and provide recommendations and remediation management of both policy non-compliance and vulnerabilities

Why choose PwC

  • Manage discover, vulnerability scans, and vulnerability platform configurations
  • Prioritize vulnerabilities based on risk
  • Manage and distribute remediation reporting
  • Provide metrics and program view dashboards
  • Request and report against remediation plans
  • Perform configuration exception management
  • Provide technical remediation assistance
  • Support the integration of vulnerabilities and compliance findings into a risk platform

Key capabilities

  • Prioritize vulnerabilities based on business risk
    Accurately prioritizing vulnerabilities requires knowledge of their technical risks as well as knowledge of the business, assets, and environment in which the vulnerabilities are found. Our approach to vulnerability management incorporates this imperative data in a logical, efficient manner.
  • Increase automation and consistency
    Our belief is that the most effective vulnerability management program is one that incorporates automation wherever possible. We focus our approach on identifying and validating that the technology components associated with your vulnerability management program function in a collaborative manner, and in line with your culture and capabilities.
  • Sustain smooth operations through governance
    We recognize that vulnerability management programs require collaboration between multiple resources and teams, in tandem with the technology ecosystem. We will work with your team directly to build a prescriptive and rational governance model that leads to efficient understanding, tracking, and closure of vulnerabilities in a manner that is sustainable over time.

Contact us

Greg Debalski

Director, Cyber Managed Services, PwC US

Mike Debalski

Director, Cyber Managed Services, PwC US

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