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New DCMS Cyber Security Breaches Survey urges businesses and charities to take action to prevent cyber attacks

New DCMS Cyber Security Breaches Survey urges businesses and charities to take action to prevent cyber attacks

News   •   Apr 03, 2019 21:36 BST

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the results of its 2019 Cyber Security Breaches Survey today, which measures how UK organisations approach cyber security and the impact of breaches.

We’re only human

We’re only human

News   •   Apr 02, 2019 23:20 BST

Making a mistake at work when you’re busy and under pressure should not end your career.

Changing SMEs’ cyber security behaviours

Changing SMEs’ cyber security behaviours

News   •   Mar 27, 2019 22:29 GMT

​The Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018 found that 42% of small businesses considered cyber security a very high priority.

Sophia McCall to represent Team UK in the 2019 European Cyber Security Challenge

Sophia McCall to represent Team UK in the 2019 European Cyber Security Challenge

News   •   Mar 25, 2019 20:43 GMT

Congratulations to NCC Group junior security consultant, Sophia McCall who last week secured a place as part of Team UK in the Cyber Security Challenge UK qualifier event.

Implementing APRA’s CPS 234 Prudential Standard

Implementing APRA’s CPS 234 Prudential Standard

News   •   Mar 19, 2019 22:38 GMT

APRA first announced the prudential standard in March 2018. The required entities (as defined by APRA) need to comply with the standard by July 1, 2019. Further, the suppliers of APRA regulated entities are also required to comply with the standard by July 1, 2020.

NCC Group welcomes Department for Transport’s Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy

NCC Group welcomes Department for Transport’s Future of Mobility: Urban Strategy

News   •   Mar 19, 2019 20:55 GMT

A strategy published by the Department for Transport (DfT) has set out the government’s approach to maximising the benefits of transport innovation in cities and towns, as well as nine principles which aim to guide the industry’s approach to emerging mobility technologies and services.

NCC Group's Fox-IT earns Frost & Sullivan Best Practices award

NCC Group's Fox-IT earns Frost & Sullivan Best Practices award

News   •   Mar 19, 2019 20:50 GMT

NCC Group’s Netherlands-based company Fox-IT has been awarded the 2019 European Product Line Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan, in recognition of its industry-leading cyber threat management systems.

NCC Group encourages UK government to maintain investment in cyber security

NCC Group encourages UK government to maintain investment in cyber security

News   •   Mar 18, 2019 20:59 GMT

The UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report which explores the next steps for the 2016 – 2021 National Cyber Security Programme (NCSP), highlighting the importance of maintaining a focus on security.

UK Parliament's Joint Committee publish government response to UK's National Security Strategy

UK Parliament's Joint Committee publish government response to UK's National Security Strategy

News   •   Mar 08, 2019 21:02 GMT

UK Parliament's Joint Committee for the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) has published its third report, which sets out the UK government's response to the strategy and recommendations published by the Committee in November 2018.

NCC Group praises government drive on board-level security awareness

NCC Group praises government drive on board-level security awareness

News   •   Mar 05, 2019 21:08 GMT

The government’s latest Cyber Governance Health Check, which looks at the approach of UK FTSE 350 companies to cyber security, has revealed that many board members still don’t fully understand the potential impact of a cyber attack.

​Black Team war stories: I never forget a face

​Black Team war stories: I never forget a face

News   •   Mar 01, 2019 22:49 GMT

The objectives may vary, but a Black Team challenges an organisation’s susceptibility to physical-based attacks, whether that be through social engineering, media drops, bypassing of barriers, attacking door controls and so on. The assessment itself may also be complemented by tactics such as surveillance, open source intelligence gathering, and the deployment of bugging devices.

NCC Group hails global advances in IOT security standards

NCC Group hails global advances in IOT security standards

News   •   Feb 19, 2019 21:11 GMT

Four months after the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport finalised its Secure by Design Code of Practice, the global standards body, European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has today (19 February) published its industry standard ‘Cyber Security for Consumer Internet of Things’.

NCC Group launches Space Cyber Security Research Partnership with the University of Surrey

NCC Group launches Space Cyber Security Research Partnership with the University of Surrey

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2019 14:33 GMT

​A research partnership has been set up by global cyber security expert NCC Group and the University of Surrey to advance security research within the space industry.

Britain to increase investment in cyberwarfare capabilities

Britain to increase investment in cyberwarfare capabilities

News   •   Feb 12, 2019 21:13 GMT

The UK’s Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson, has today pledged ‘significant investment’ in Britain’s cyberwarfare capabilities. In a speech which addressed global threats to Britain, Mr Williamson discussed the changing character of warfare and the influence of Brexit on Britain’s global defensive stance.

USA intelligence report highlights global cyber threat

USA intelligence report highlights global cyber threat

News   •   Jan 30, 2019 21:16 GMT

A new report released by the USA’s Office of the Director of the National Intelligence has highlighted cyber as a key threat to the country’s 2020 presidential election. The annual Worldwide Threat Assessment report, launched by the umbrella organisation that coordinates all of the USA’s intelligence agencies, identified that both China and Russia have developed sophisticated cyber capabilities.

International Data Privacy day: How to face your data with confidence

International Data Privacy day: How to face your data with confidence

News   •   Jan 28, 2019 22:05 GMT

Having good quality data protection initiatives leads not only to important regulatory compliance but can also give organisations a competitive advantage and contribute to maintaining brand reputation. We have compiled some of the best tips to getting started with a free downloadable guide to confidently address data protection and demystify any privacy concerns.

Interim Results for the six months to 30 November 2018

Interim Results for the six months to 30 November 2018

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2019 07:00 GMT

NCC Group plc (LSE: NCC, “NCC Group” or “the Group”), the leading independent global cyber security and risk mitigation expert, has reported its half year results for the six months to 30 November 2018 (‘the Half’, ‘H1’, ‘the Period’).

NCC Group launches predictions for 2019

NCC Group launches predictions for 2019

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 21:26 GMT

NCC Group has revealed its predictions for 2019 after asking its experts for their opinions on next year’s key cyber security trends.

Virgin Media fixes Super Hub 3.0 security flaws

Virgin Media fixes Super Hub 3.0 security flaws

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 12:00 GMT

Virgin Media has fixed multiple vulnerabilities in its Super Hub 3.0 broadband modem, after a researcher from NCC Group, proved that they could enable hackers to remotely monitor network traffic and execute commands on the devices.

Marriott International acquires data breach

Marriott International acquires data breach

News   •   Nov 30, 2018 21:29 GMT

The world’s biggest hotel company Marriott International has announced that up to 500 million guest records may have been exposed in a data breach targeting the Starwood Hotel part of the business.