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< The beta blog | 10 Apr 2015

Ready for when your systems are breached? Because they will be

Stories of data breaches, information system hacks and infiltrated cyber security architecture are legion. These days, it’s less about if an organisation’s systems will be breached, and more about when. And more importantly, about whether you have measures in place

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< The beta blog | 08 Apr 2015

Learning from the lessons of the past – Security, Privacy and the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer the future, it’s the here and now. Already, people and objects in the physical and virtual worlds are able to interact with one another, exchanging data and automating tasks. And it’s all pervasive from the factory floor to

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< The beta blog | 01 Apr 2015

Private equity and cyber security: Defence measures

Private equity firms face cyber security threats across their entire organisation as explained in our latest 'Guide to Cyber Security'. At fund manager level, financial data held on investors and portfolio companies is a high value target for hackers, as is intelligence o

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< The beta blog | 13 Mar 2015

Private equity and Cyber Security Part 2: Identifying risk in the portfolio

Identifying cyber security threats to a private equity portfolio is a wide-ranging and challenging task. However, with losses to corporates in the UK running to £27 billion annually according to the Cabinet Office, it is a task worth undertaking for private equity firm

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< The beta blog | 09 Mar 2015

Private equity and Cyber Security: The 3 Weak Points of the General Partner

If you are a private equity general partner, and not directly involved in cyber security, you may well be astonished by how frequent, how persistent and how well organised cyber attacks are. You may well also be surprised that a private equity general partner – as wel

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< The beta blog | 09 Jan 2015

7 things you didn’t know that you could do with crypto currency technology

2014 was an eventful year for cyber security with many cyber breaches, spying scandals, and privacy violations hitting the news. Crypto currencies, a new form of digital payment, have also made headlines of late. Mostly met with a degree of paranoia among the media, the

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< The beta blog | 19 May 2014

Protecting your ‘crown jewels’ in the digital age

There has been a lot of noise in the 'cyber' arena recently, whether that's publically with the lucky escape of Santander or internally within PwC with the various surveys that we are either facilitating, running for others or initiating

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< The beta blog | 19 May 2014

The future of social media and the need for trust

I’m an advocate for social media and in particular enterprise social. However, it seems to me that although social media and enterprise social offer a huge number of benefits, there is an inherent problem.

So, you’ve

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