Oliver Smith

Threat Detection & Response - Director, PwC United Kingdom

Oliver is a Director in the UK firm’s cyber security practice where he specialises in cyber threat detection, complex forensic investigations, breach response, crisis management and forensically sound evidence preservation – including the preservation of data from complex environments using a wide range of specialist techniques.

Oliver’s core focus is on helping clients through crisis situations, and subsequent breach response investigations concerning state-sponsored threat actors and serious organised crime groups. Oliver also works with clients to pro-actively 'hunt' for evidence of compromise throughout clients' IT estates - across endpoints, log data and within network traffic – and is responsible for leading the UK firm’s Endpoint Threat Detection proposition.

Oliver has an extensive background in computer forensic best practice including the correct implementation of evidential continuity and integrity practices and procedures.