“Knock, knock! It’s the Covid inspectors!”
As workforces return to the office, there are a number of physical security considerations organisations need to make. In this blog, Jan Hutchins explores new tactics that could be used to breach offices, and what businesses can to do to protect themselves.
A Whole New World
It is no secret that the physical security world has taken a back seat during the pandemic, but now, as we return to the work place, secure environments face a new challenge. Here, we explore some of the key things for organisations to consider with the return back to the office.
Executive Analysis: Three actions to reduce your cyber security skills gap
Stephen Bailey looks at why despite multiple initiatives to address the cyber security skills gap in the last decade, it is still a major problem for organisations and how internal skills shortages are one of the main security challenges organisations are facing over the next six months.
Technical Viewpoint: Cyber resilience skills: please mind the gap
Ollie Whitehouse considers how cyber security has evolved into a complex profession with various sub specialisms and how the supply of talent to meet these needs has not generally kept pace with demand.
Executive Analysis: Three actions to reduce insider threats while working remotely
In this new Executive Analysis piece, Stephen Bailey give somes practical advice on how organisation’s can reduce the risk of the insider threat while working remotely, focusing on optimizing controls, improving detection capabilities and training people.
Technical viewpoint: The insider threat: understanding the human behaviours that impact cyber resilience
Global GTO, Ollie Whitehouse takes a look at the the human factors and behaviours that can lead to a cyber security incident.
Spotlight on the EU’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)
The EU Commission is currently developing the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) – new legislation aimed at financial entities at EU level. But what does it mean and what should businesses do now to prepare? Simon Fieldhouse, global managing director – Software Resilience at NCC Group, breaks this down in our latest ‘Spotlight on’ piece.
Looking forward: How to learn from cyber incidents and plan ahead
A measured, thought-out response to a cyber incident is absolutely crucial in shaping how an organisation emerges from a breach. Here we share how you can effectively respond to an incident and build the lessons learned into a long-term, practical security improvement plan.
Spotlight on the UK’s new operational resilience regulation
After years of consultation, the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is set to publish new rules on outsourcing and third-party risk management this month. In our ‘Spotlight on’ series, Simon Fieldhouse explores what this means for the sector, its resilience, and the pace of digital transformation.
Research spotlight: Hardware and embedded systems
We recently published our annual research report – a look back at our work over the last year. In our follow up research spotlight series, we’re looking into some of the key areas in a little more detail – and in this instalment, we hear from Rob Wood, technical vice president at NCC Group, for more on our research into hardware and embedded systems.
Inge Bryan: Strong encryption indispensable for our security
A broad coalition of technology companies, civil society organizations and privacy advocates in The Netherlands is deeply concerned about plans by the Minister of Justice to weaken encryption. These parties, including Fox-IT, have joined forces calling on the next cabinet to continue to encourage the development, availability and application of all forms of encryption.
Inge Bryan, Managing Dire
Spotlight on cyber security as a science
Evidence-based cyber resilience decisions can make a quantifiable difference when it comes to material improvements for the global business community, and for society as a whole. While we are still in the foothills of this becoming common practice, our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, explores the way that our approach to security is changing.