Helping SMEs to zero in on the risks
We take a look at what SMEs should be thinking about as they revisit and re-evaluate the decisions that were made if they were forced to accelerate their digital transformation last year.
Why ATM security has never gone out of style
Despite a rise in internet-based and cashless banking, ATM security remains as important as ever. Here, Daniel Calvo, Senior Security Consultant, explores the evolution of ATM security and how we can keep these machines secure in the years to come.
How can I materially improve my organisation’s security posture?
In this article from the latest issue of our Insight Space series, Technical Associate Director Lloyd Brough explains how security teams can rapidly reduce their cyber risk by prioritising and fixing security weaknesses and make high-quality security improvements.
NCC Conversations: LGBTQIA+ definitions around the world
As part of our NCC Conversations focus on LGBTQIA+ and inclusion, we’re exploring and challenging the common “too many letters” narrative by discussing the rationale behind some common and not so common acronyms and labels.
NCC Conversations: Transgender Day of Remembrance
Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Here, Liz James, Chair of our LGBTQIA+ steering committee pays respects to trans people around the world who are no longer with us.
Insider Threat: An Enemy in the Ranks
Written by Sourya Biswas, Principal Security Consultant and Jared Snyder, Security Consultant, NCC GroupRecently, an attempt by a Russian crime syndicate to subvert a Tesla employee to plant ransomware in the company’s systems made the news. Thankfully, the employee was not tempted by the half a million dollars offered and instead reported the approach to the authorities. However, companies cannot
Introducing Joining the Dots: exploring our connected environment
As 2020 draws to a close, we’re exploring how this year has transformed our connected environment, and the way we live, work and connect with others.
Using OSINT to reunite families in the 2020 Missing Persons Hackathon
On Thursday, 29 October, a small team from NCC Group APAC joined over 100 other teams to take part in the 2020 National Missing Persons Hackathon. The Hackathon is run by Trace Labs, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to reunite missing persons with their families while training members in Open Source Intelligence (OSINT).
NCC Conversations: Menopause – A personal journey that we need to talk about
As part of this month’s NCC Conversations focus on Gender, but more specifically mental and physical health at work, we’ll be exploring the menopause. In this blog, our colleague Yvonne Harley chats with Sara Farrington as they share their thoughts on why we need to talk about this at work.
A day in the life of a virtual CISO: speaking the board’s language
What can you learn from being a virtual CISO? NCC Group senior advisor, Joss Howard, provides her insight into the world of a virtual CISO and key lessons around how security teams can speak the same language as their board.
Helping developers get approved to use Google and Facebook platforms securely
By Joel Scambray, VP of Application Security, North AmericaIn recent months, we’ve observed a pretty dramatic increase in major platform providers mandating that third-party app developers meet specific security and privacy requirements. NCC Group is proud to be an approved provider to some of these programs: Google OAuth API Verification Program Facebook Workplace Security Review Process Alexa Bu