Pieter Penning is a Partner in PwC’s Cybersecurity and Privacy practice and a leader in PwC’s Cyber Technology Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sector in the US. Pieter has led a broad range of cyber and privacy-related initiatives for leading global and US-based companies.
Pieter specializes in payments security, security controls rationalization, compliance cost and risk reduction and in helping organizations develop and implement sustainable information security programs by leveraging his experience in various technologies, regulatory, industry and global compliance requirements and frameworks such as GDPR, NIST, PCI and ISO 27001/2.
Pieter is a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and holds the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and ISO 27001 Lead Implementer certifications. He received his post graduate degree in Information Science, cum laude, from the University of Pretoria in South Africa.