Cybersecurity and Data Protection

Proactively combatting cyber attacks and risks

Building trust to succeed in digital business

Today’s digital advantages also bring challenges. There is a range of considerations crucial for business success such as securing the business environment, and staying compliant with ever-changing security and privacy regulations.

Our teams of highly experienced cyber security people have been in your shoes and can deliver sustainable, future-proof solutions to help you succeed.

How we collaborate with clients

Strategy and Transformation, Implementation and Operations

Create a roadmap to secure the foundation for your digital transformation. Our highly skilled local and global teams can provide value end to end.

  • Evaluate your security posture thanks to our Cyber Attack and Readiness Evaluation (CARE) suite of services. Learn more
  • Build confidence in your digital future through our ISO 27001 certification services. Learn more

Identity and Access Management

The days of perimeter security are over. In today’s world, identities and access have become the new perimeter. We help you build your digital business around people by getting identity and access management right.


Data Protection, Privacy and Regulatory Compliance

Privacy is at the centre of trust. Identify your crown jewels – the data crucial to the survival and success of your business – and keep it safe. We can help proactively address privacy while adhering to new regulations such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the new Swiss Data Protection Act will increase trust and give you a business advantage.

  • Monitor and demonstrate compliance with the GDPR with our interactive online platform MyDPO. Learn more

Advanced Cyber Defence

An attack on your systems and information will happen. How well prepared are you and do you have the right partners to respond quickly and decisively? We help you identify relevant cyber threats, investigate if your systems have been breached, test your security posture, and counter attacks – an area where Gartner and Forrester regard our incident response and forensics teams as the leader.

Cybersecurity as a service

The growing cost of security and the need to catch up with a lack of investment are big challenges for many organisations. As is attracting and retaining the right talent in today’s challenging security market. PwC’s managed security services help you address both aspects, ensuring that you have access to the right people and solutions whenever you need them, at a plannable and manageable cost.

How do you allocate your cybersecurity budget?
Is your confidential company data confidential enough?
Wolfgang Schurr

“Our team members know what keeps you awake at night, being former security officers, mostly at Fortune 500 companies, and with experience in global projects with PwC clients. By partnering with you, we will help you succeed in today’s digital world.”

Wolfgang Schurr Partner and Leader Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC Switzerland

Expertise our clients like

We connect state-of-the-art technology and business expertise to address what is ultimately a very human problem: helping you build and protect your business so you have the confidence to take the initiative, transform and thrive in an uncertain but highly rewarding environment.

Everything we do revolves around trust.

To find out what will best protect your business, we need to know where you are on your cyber journey and where you want to go. We start by taking a close look at your individual business set-up and offer a bespoke solution depending on your cyber journey.

Our clients value the way we combine people, technology and business savvy to support you all the way from strategy to execution and operation. In each area of cybersecurity, we have our people have a proven record of accomplishment in managing security at household-name companies. They understand what it’s like to be responsible for organisational security and its customers, and what it’s like to justify security investment to Boards.

The journey to digital trust

Digital Trust Insights survey 2018

Digital businesses that lead in safety, security, reliability, privacy and data ethics will be the titans of tomorrow. This year’s survey presents the views of 3,000 business leaders across 81 territories and a range of industry sectors.

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Contact us

Wolfgang Schurr

Partner and Leader Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 29 14

Yan Borboën

Partner Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 84 59

Urs Küderli

Partner Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 42 21