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Apply To Pitch At The PwC Cybersecurity Day 2020


PwC Luxembourg is looking for five top innovative solutions addressing major cybersecurity challenges. Applications are opened until 30 June 2020. Hurry up!
by: Silicon Luxembourg
photo: PwC Luxembourg
featured: Pitching Session during PwC Cybersecurity Day 2019

The PwC Cybersecurity Day will take place on 29 October 2020. As always, this occurs within the framework of Cybersecurity Week, designed to position Luxembourg as a leading European location for cybersecurity startups, talent, investors and experts who are looking for growth opportunities. Do not miss this milestone event, gain valuable insights from the latest international trends in cybersecurity and privacy and network with experts in the industry.

Apply to pitch!

One of the most exciting aspects of the PwC Cybersecurity Day is the Pitching competition. Last year’s edition of the pitching event was the most successful so far, with more than 50 candidatures. Applications for this year are now open.

What is PwC looking for?

The top five innovative solutions addressing major cybersecurity challenges.

  • Pitch your solution and gain credibility with international investors and corporate stakeholders.
  • Increase your visibility through international media exposure.
  • Benefit from professional coaching by the PwC team.
  • Be part of a European level event in Cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg 2020).

The Cybersecurity Solution of the Year Award will be conferred by the Jury to the candidate that demonstrates excellence at all levels, from strategy to execution during the Gala Dinner on 29 October.

“Once the COVID-19 quick-and-urgent action stage is gone, businesses have to think through their current cybersecurity measures and how they have to be adapted or advanced because of the generalised implementation of remote work. This is why the search for innovative solutions addressing major cybersecurity challenges is even more important. We are looking forward to seeing what applicants have to offer,” says Koen Maris, Cybersecurity Leader at PwC Luxembourg

Key Information
  • Application start: 18 May 2020
  • Application deadline: 30 June 2020
  • Announcement of the five selected solutions: 16 September 2020
  • PwC Coaching: as from 17 September 2020
  • PwC Cybersecurity Day: 29 October 2020
  • Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner: 29 October 2020
Selected finalists to pitch at PwC Cybersecurity Day

At the pitching competition on the PwC Cybersecurity Day, a jury of experts representing the market and industry will evaluate each solution that pitching companies are presenting based on the criteria of solution relevance, solution quality, leadership potential and values. For more details, we have created a dedicated page on our website.

The winner will be announced at the Award ceremony during the gala dinner on the same day (29 October 2020) within the framework of the Cybersecurity Week Luxembourg.

About PwC Cybersecurity Day 2020

The PwC Cybersecurity Day will offer a unique opportunity to gain insights from the latest international developments in cybersecurity and privacy. From IT security to digital trust: how to help CISOs, DPOs and CEOs ensure they keep the organisation secure in a digital society.

This year’s event agenda will be split into two distinct parts. The morning session will provide technical updates followed by the pitching competition for innovative cyber solutions. The afternoon will be dedicated sessions for the audience:

  • CISO Corner for information security experts, IT and risk experts;
  • DPO Corner for persons in charge of data protection and privacy, including legal and compliance fonctions;
  • CEO Corner for executives.

We will be welcoming distinguished speakers from all over the world, representing a rich panel of thought leaders.

PwC Luxembourg is a founding member of the Cybersecurity Week organised in Luxembourg, which aims to position the Grand Duchy as a European cybersecurity hub. As a testimony to our commitment to the topic of cybersecurity we are acting as sponsor for Luxembourg Cybersecurity Week.

Companies can apply online for a chance to present their solutions by 30 June 2020 on pwc.lu/cybersecurityday.


The content of this press release reflects only the opinion of the author, PwC Luxembourg


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