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NCC Group sponsors aviation security research project at Cranfield University

NCC Group sponsors aviation security research project at Cranfield University

News   •   Jun 03, 2020 16:41 BST

We’ve launched a research project with Cranfield University aimed at enhancing security across smart airports by identifying new approaches for detecting vulnerabilities and threats facing the aviation industry.

Cloud Resilience Webinar Series

Cloud Resilience Webinar Series

News   •   Jun 03, 2020 15:45 BST

Our cloud resilience webinar series explores how businesses can transition from reactive recovery measures to perusing more secure, proactive and resilient continuity plans through the Group’s assess, deploy and manage cloud resilience methodology.

Securing the next frontier in space technology in collaboration with the University of Surrey

Securing the next frontier in space technology in collaboration with the University of Surrey

News   •   Jun 03, 2020 14:10 BST

In a review of over 70 past satellite security incidents, experts at the University of Surrey and NCC Group have revealed significant cyber security risks to future satellite control and communication systems.

We are NCC Group: FortConsult has changed its name

We are NCC Group: FortConsult has changed its name

News   •   Jun 01, 2020 12:13 BST

​Since we acquired FortConsult back in 2014, it has continued to operate under the FortConsult name, but the time is now right for us to fully transition FortConsult to the NCC Group brand.

Seeing is believing – or is it? NCC Group collaborates with UCL on deepfake research

Seeing is believing – or is it? NCC Group collaborates with UCL on deepfake research

News   •   May 27, 2020 15:02 BST

Over the past few months, we’ve been working with University College London (UCL) students on deepfakes, to explore what the implications are for fakery in the context of cyber security. You can now read the full report here.

Exploring deepfake capabilities and mitigation strategies with University College London

Exploring deepfake capabilities and mitigation strategies with University College London

Blog posts   •   May 27, 2020 14:53 BST

In this research blog Matt Lewis, research director at NCC Group, gives an overview of his work exploring deepfake capabilities and mitigation strategies with University College London.

What the Covid-19 crisis teaches us about infosec

What the Covid-19 crisis teaches us about infosec

News   •   May 27, 2020 14:31 BST

As an InfoSec professional, Joseph Macmillan has noticed a few interesting phenomena and reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic from an individual, organisational, and governmental level, which can be compared to the everyday life of the InfoSec world. He takes us through how the Covid-19 pandemic is similar to a company network, and how it’s different.

30 Minutes webinar series: 2030: What does the future hold for cyber security?

30 Minutes webinar series: 2030: What does the future hold for cyber security?

News   •   May 22, 2020 11:21 BST

Following last week’s webinar, ‘The year is 2030: what has changed in cyber?’, our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, offers some insights into what cyber resilience could look like in 10 years’ time.

CISO Interview: Covid-19 has changed our approach to crisis management

CISO Interview: Covid-19 has changed our approach to crisis management

News   •   May 21, 2020 21:37 BST

We have interviewed some of Denmark’s leading CISOs about their experiences and reflections on being on a constant of high alert the past two months during COVID-19, and the impact it has on the approach to crisis management.

'30 Minutes' webinar series – TIBER – EU: Why you should care

'30 Minutes' webinar series – TIBER – EU: Why you should care

News   •   May 21, 2020 13:01 BST

As part of our 30 Minutes webinar series, our information security consultant and TIBER expert, Philippe Roy explains why your organisation should care about TIBER, how it can help you improve your security, and why you should dare to share the results from your own red team engagements with your peers.

Answering your cyber security questions on today’s connected society

Answering your cyber security questions on today’s connected society

News   •   May 20, 2020 16:53 BST

As part of our Always On, Always Here campaign, we’re launching a cyber security surgery to answer questions about today’s connected society including everything from smart cities to connected health.

New dates announced for CYBERUK 2021

New dates announced for CYBERUK 2021

News   •   May 19, 2020 16:20 BST

New dates for CYBERUK 2021 have been announced and we're proud to reconfirm our support as lead sponsor for the rescheduled event next year.

We all need a helping hand

We all need a helping hand

News   •   May 18, 2020 16:29 BST

While we quickly transitioned into full remote working across our Group we recognised the need to increase focus on health and well-being as part of our response activities…

Are you FedRAMP Ready?

Are you FedRAMP Ready?

Blog posts   •   May 14, 2020 20:12 BST

For Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) with dreams of seeing their Cloud Service Offering (CSO) in use by all federal agencies, FedRAMP Ready will be essential. We've put some thoughts together on what organisations need to consider when taking on a FedRAMP Readiness assessment.

Cyber Essentials: Helping our customers to build solid security foundations remotely

Cyber Essentials: Helping our customers to build solid security foundations remotely

News   •   May 13, 2020 14:05 BST

We’re constantly looking for new ways to support our customers through this period and beyond, and delivering our Cyber Essentials services remotely is one part of this. Our global head of Managed Vulnerability Security Services (MVSS), Thomas McDonald, gives us more details on how businesses can continue with their Cyber Essentials assessments.

'30 Minutes' webinar series – CISO in the time of Coronavirus – listen back

'30 Minutes' webinar series – CISO in the time of Coronavirus – listen back

News   •   May 12, 2020 15:41 BST

As part of our 30 Minutes webinar series, our global Chief Information Security Officer, Dominic Beecher takes us through what it’s like being a CISO in the time of Coronavirus – sharing reflections and useful hints and tips for coping throughout the pandemic and beyond.

The Impact of COVID-19 for PCI-DSS Assessments

The Impact of COVID-19 for PCI-DSS Assessments

Blog posts   •   May 08, 2020 06:51 BST

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and current travel restrictions, the PCI Security Standards Council has lightened the on-site restrictions to be something a bit more pragmatic.

Are you sitting comfortably? Don’t forget about security while working remotely

Are you sitting comfortably? Don’t forget about security while working remotely

News   •   May 06, 2020 17:07 BST

Most people have got into the swing of working from home by now, and with daily routines, video conferences and regular breaks firmly established as part of the average working day, it’s important that keeping on top of personal security hygiene remains front of mind.

UK Government aims to inspire the next generation of ‘cyber defenders’ during lockdown

UK Government aims to inspire the next generation of ‘cyber defenders’ during lockdown

News   •   May 01, 2020 20:25 BST

​In a bid to take advantage of a captive audience of teenagers during lockdown, the UK Government has today launched a virtual cyber school aimed at encouraging young people across the UK to test their mettle and see if they have what it takes to become one of the next generation of ‘professional cyber defenders’.

Now is the time to CyberUp – making the Computer Misuse Act fit for the 21st century

Now is the time to CyberUp – making the Computer Misuse Act fit for the 21st century

Blog posts   •   May 01, 2020 16:49 BST

As the CyberUp Campaign launches to continue the quest for reform of the UK’s Computer Misuse Act 1990, NCC Group’s Head of Public Affairs, Kat Sommer, reflects on the journey towards legislative reform and why, despite any obstacles, the progress to date is creating a sense of momentum to build on and carry forward.