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Why your PCI assessment might be different this year

Why your PCI assessment might be different this year

Blog posts   •   Apr 02, 2020 14:47 BST

Your Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) may come across new findings while conducting an annual Payment Card Industry (PCI) assessment. Shifting industry trends, requirements changes, and the "the human factor" are just a few of the reasons why this might happen.

CISO interview: Phishing is not our main concern

CISO interview: Phishing is not our main concern

News   •   Apr 02, 2020 12:36 BST

​During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, cyber security has received widespread attention in the media, most of which has focused on increased phishing threats from opportunistic cyber criminals. However, according to a our interviews with CISOs and cyber defence managers in Danish financial institutions, the real concerns are focused on the long-term operational challenges that the crisis creates.

Living and working with Asperger’s Syndrome

Living and working with Asperger’s Syndrome

Blog posts   •   Apr 01, 2020 13:40 BST

"When I was diagnosed at 15 years and nine months with Asperger’s Syndrome it was hard to conceive the ways in which my ‘Individual Needs Assessment’ would go on to play a role during my Higher Education and how it still continues to shape how I live and work today." An article written by a NCC Group colleague about living and working with Asperger's Syndrome.

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What does the future hold?

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What does the future hold?

News   •   Mar 31, 2020 17:08 BST

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we hosted a panel with some of our global colleagues to delve into their experiences of being a woman in the tech industry, and how we can inspire the next generation to pursue a career in tech. In the final article of the series, our panellists explore what the future holds.

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Adam Palser

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Adam Palser

News   •   Mar 31, 2020 15:53 BST

Throughout March, our Executive Committee will be answering questions on what International Women’s Day means to them, what makes a brilliant leader, and what we can do as an industry to support the next generation of women.

2020s and beyond: what does the future hold for global cyber legislation?

2020s and beyond: what does the future hold for global cyber legislation?

News   •   Mar 31, 2020 15:51 BST

How will cyber legislation change in the next decade? Kat Sommer, our head of public affairs, explores why collaboration matters when it comes to the future of cyber security law around the world.

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Erik Ploegmakers

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Erik Ploegmakers

News   •   Mar 31, 2020 11:56 BST

Throughout March, our Executive Committee will be answering questions on what International Women’s Day means to them, what makes a brilliant leader, and what we can do as an industry to support the next generation of women.

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What does being a ‘woman in tech’ mean?

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What does being a ‘woman in tech’ mean?

News   •   Mar 30, 2020 16:23 BST

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we hosted a panel with some of our global colleagues to delve into their experiences of being a woman in the tech industry, and how we can inspire the next generation to pursue a career in tech.  

NCC Group earns recognition as Accountability Agent for APEC CBPR, PRP Systems

NCC Group earns recognition as Accountability Agent for APEC CBPR, PRP Systems

Press releases   •   Mar 30, 2020 15:28 BST

NCC Group, the global cyber security and risk mitigation specialist, today announced that it has become a recognized Accountability Agent in the United States as NCC Group Security Services, Inc. under the emerging Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) and Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) systems.

We are NCC Group: Inspired by Success

We are NCC Group: Inspired by Success

News   •   Mar 30, 2020 10:21 BST

"When I'm able to see and be a part of the successes that people have as they break the barriers of what is considered the 'norm' it truly ignites a fire in me and keeps me going every day." Tina Butters, Sales Development Representative at NCC Group tells us what inspires her in the latest instalment of our 'We are NCC Group' series.

Are you ready for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)?

Are you ready for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)?

Blog posts   •   Mar 27, 2020 14:28 GMT

Are you ready for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)? In a recent webinar, our very own Jeff Roth provided details around the CMMC, its maturity models, and how it’s likely to evolve in the coming months.

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

News   •   Mar 27, 2020 13:03 GMT

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we hosted a panel with some of our global colleagues to delve into their experiences of being a woman in the tech industry, and how we can inspire the next generation to pursue a career in tech.

​Deepfake attack threat during Covid-19

​Deepfake attack threat during Covid-19

News   •   Mar 27, 2020 00:19 GMT

Paul Vlissidis highlights the risk of deepfakes to organisations as they work in unfamiliar ways and stresses the importance of education, awareness and process to avoid falling victim...

DCMS Cyber Security Breaches Survey signals shift in cyber resilience

DCMS Cyber Security Breaches Survey signals shift in cyber resilience

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 19:35 GMT

The UK's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey, acting as a pulse check on how organisations and charities across the UK are dealing with an evolving cyber security landscape.

NCC Group’s Instant Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution launched to detect and block cyber threats targeting remote workforces

NCC Group’s Instant Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution launched to detect and block cyber threats targeting remote workforces

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 14:27 GMT

​With the rapid mobilisation of remote workforces across the globe, we have launched our Instant Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution, in partnership with VMWare Carbon Black, to help organisations maintain visibility over their IT estate and keep track of malicious activity on employee computers.

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What is it like being part of the tech industry today?

IWD breaching the barriers panel: What is it like being part of the tech industry today?

News   •   Mar 24, 2020 16:43 GMT

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we hosted a panel with some of our global colleagues to delve into their experiences of being a woman in the tech industry, and how we can inspire the next generation to pursue a career in tech.

NCC Group launches SOC as a Service to help customers experiencing resource shortages and office closures

NCC Group launches SOC as a Service to help customers experiencing resource shortages and office closures

News   •   Mar 23, 2020 22:17 GMT

Here at NCC Group, we’re exploring how we can help businesses around the world during the outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve decided to do this in the best way we know how – by offering our cyber security expertise through new solutions which can be provided remotely.

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Max Baldwin

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Max Baldwin

News   •   Mar 23, 2020 17:32 GMT

Throughout March, our Executive Committee will be answering questions on what International Women’s Day means to them, what makes a brilliant leader, and what we can do as an industry to support the next generation of women.

Use it or lose it: personal data joins the list

Use it or lose it: personal data joins the list

News   •   Mar 23, 2020 15:27 GMT

By now, those operating in the cyber security world should have adopted their own version of the ‘use it or lose it’ principle, driven by the need to eliminate unnecessary risk. All unused software, and hardware services that are no longer required, should be deleted, disposed of, or turned off.

We are NCC Group: From Manchester to Atlanta

We are NCC Group: From Manchester to Atlanta

News   •   Mar 20, 2020 12:36 GMT

"When I joined the business 7 years ago as a Graduate, I never would have predicted it would have led me to where I am now." Rachel Erskine, Sales Manager in Escrow, tells us about her journey so far at NCC Group, in the latest of our 'We are NCC Group' series.