PwC Cybersecurity and Privacy Associate in Chicago, Illinois
A career in our Information Privacy Protection practice, within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. You’ll play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.
Our team helps organisations safeguard critical assets by identifying, prioritising, and protecting sensitive or high value business assets. In joining, you’ll focus on conducting privacy, security, and identity theft prevention assessments to build a privacy roadmap for our clients that can be integrated into a global privacy compliance and risk framework.
To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
- Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
- Share and collaborate effectively with others.
- Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.
- Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance.
- Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
- Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area.
- Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form.
- Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of PwC firms.
- Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), CIPP certification in European privacy (CIPP/E), Canadian privacy (CIPP/C), Technology (CIPT), FIP or other certifications
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some knowledge of and/or success in roles with developing and implementing privacy and risk strategies/solutions for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas: - Understanding and applying technical and operational standard industry practices involving privacy regulations/standards to build programs and/or manage internal controls, risk assessments, business processes, or operational auditing - GDPR, HIPAA / HITECH, EU GDPR and Privacy Shield, COPPA, State Breach Disclosure Laws, CANSPAM, GLBA, et al.; and, - Understanding the common privacy-related issues clients face in several industry sectors, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Media and Entertainment, and Energy. Demonstrates some knowledge and success in a professional services firm or enterprise emphasizing consulting and implementation of data privacy-related projects in the following areas: - Enhancement of data privacy programs; - Privacy impact and gap assessments; - Data inventories; - Binding Corporate Rules - Creation of incident response plans; - Review of third-party data exchange/international agreements; - Cross-border data transfer issues, including Safe Harbor certification; - Investigations and investigatory responses to data privacy and security incidents with regulatory agencies; and, - Project work pertaining to compliance and reputational risk mitigation, emphasizing U.S. and international Privacy, Data Protection and Information laws and understanding the privacy risks impacting a particular industry.
Demonstrates some ability to: - Leverage creative thinking, problem-solving, and individual initiative concurrently with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to accomplish the following results: - Communicate in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats, e.g. delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts. - Demonstrate aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data - Collaborate with clients - identifying and addressing client needs through building solid relationships with clients, understanding the client's business, and delivering clear requests for information, - Demonstrate flexibility with prioritizing and completing tasks, including communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor; - Perform as a team member - creating or contributing to a positive working environment through building solid relationships with team members, understanding personal and team roles, and seeking proactively for oneself and providing to less-experienced staff guidance, clarification and feedback; and, - Use available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge, enh
Minimum years experience required
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.