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The annual KPMG Global Cyber Day Initiative is a Global Corporate Citizenship program aimed at educating youth of the importance of cyber security and internet risk, as part of KPMG member firms' commitment to supporting the communities in which we operate. 

During the month of October, KPMG cyber security professionals will help students ages 7-16, as well as their teachers and parents, become more cyber aware through interactive classroom sessions including guidance on safe use of personal data, social media, cyber bullying, online gaming and smartphones.

Our Global Cyber Day coincides with International Cyber Security Awareness Month, an internationally recognized campaign focused on promoting cyber security among organizations and the public, and providing resources to be more secure online.

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Making an impact

Students participated:

127,000

Countries participated:

51
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Explore our highlighted thought leadership for Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Virtual assurance: the evolution of cyber insurance

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By Akhilesh Tuteja

For the past few years, member firms have seen clients sharpen their focus on cyber security as a top priority, but the findings of KPMG's 2019 Global CEO Outlook revealed that top CEOs want to turn their cyber investments into a strategic advantage and a revenue driver.  That's a large, positive shift in sentiment, but it begs the question, just how do you achieve it?

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Trends in customer identity and access management

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By Jake Pszonowsky

In today’s world of creating the ultimate customer digital interactions and engagement (and the ability for new market entrants to disrupt your business today or tomorrow), having a dynamic suite of customer IAM capabilities is critical to enabling these interactions. Not only must these solutions enable secure, chosen interactions, they must also engender the trust of your organization – by supporting personalization, integrity, expectations, resolution, empathy, and reducing time and effort for your customers.

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Greater control over genomic data privacy

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By Matthias Bossardt

As we stand on the brink of the personalized medicine era, breakthroughs in areas like genomics are opening up a whole new range of privacy, reliability and security issues. Embedding security and privacy within strategy empowers Life Sciences companies and society in general to ultimately leverage the potential of scientific advances for patients.

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Don’t be in the dark on data privacy

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By Tony Buffomante

Despite progress in corporate cyber security, life sciences operational technology is still vulnerable to increasingly sophisticated threats. Learn more about this landscape and how to reduce associated risks to your organization.

 

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Changing attitudes about cyber security

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By Koos Wolters

Increased investments in cyber security are leading to greater confidence in managing cyber risk. The last two years have seen a slight decrease in the number of well publicized large cyber incidents, but managing the increasing regulatory focus in many jurisdictions such as the EU, particular regulations such as GDPR and ePrivacy, and additional regulatory stakeholders such as the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), means that cyber security is still at the top of agenda for most organizations.

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