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  • PwC seeks regional CISO

    PwC is seeking a chief information security officer to head security across the Asia Pacific region in a newly created role.

    Written by George Nott08 May 17 17:07
  • Government calls on white hat hackers

    ​The Australian Government is urging white hat hackers to enter a 24-hour cyber security competition.

    Written by George Nott01 Feb. 17 11:28
  • Wearable Health Tech in Early Days, But Long-Term Benefits Emerging

    A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study concludes that, for the bulk of users, wearable health devices are a novelty that wears off. Only 21 percent of 1,000 consumers surveyed own a wearable, and fewer than half of device owners wear them daily.

    Written by Brian Eastwood07 Nov. 14 02:22
  • Employees Excited, Concerned About Wearables in the Workplace

    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a professional services network, this week released a lengthy report on wearable technology. Though the research focused largely on future consumer uses of wearables, it also touched on a number of enterprise-related topics.

    Written by Al Sacco23 Oct. 14 01:12
  • Data Breaches Rise as Cybercriminals Continue to Outwit IT

    Online criminals remain at least one step ahead of many IT groups, according to this year's "U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey," conducted annually by CSO magazine, the Secret Service, the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Deterrence and detection are both falling short of their goals: The 500 survey respondents faced an average of 135 security incidents last year, and 34 percent say that number was up compared to the previous year. Just one-third of respondents could estimate losses from their breaches; among those who could, the breaches cost $415,000, on average. Legal liabilities and lawsuits after breaches add to the costs.

    Written by George V. Hulme29 Sept. 14 23:08
  • Does your business need a "Data Protection Officer?"

    New data-privacy regulation for the European Union expected to gain approval as early as October of this year would break new ground by requiring businesses selling goods and services to European citizens to appoint a so-called "Data Protection Officer" to be in compliance with the new law.

    Written by Ellen Messmer09 Aug. 14 04:53