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Sounds phishy? Be mindful #BeRemoteReady

Sounds phishy? Be mindful #BeRemoteReady

News   •   Apr 07, 2020 21:28 BST

Phishing attacks aren’t going away, and this fact, combined with a significant increase in people working from home, means that employers and employees need to be more mindful than ever. In our latest research, we analysed 1,300 phishing campaigns from our phishing simulation service, Piranha, used to help our customers learn more about phishing attempts.

NCC Group cyber mentors ‘pay it forward’ and help small charities embrace digitialisation safely and securely

NCC Group cyber mentors ‘pay it forward’ and help small charities embrace digitialisation safely and securely

News   •   Apr 07, 2020 08:37 BST

The first NCC Group and Small Charities Coalition online Q&A session for small charities, focused on ‘Cyber security and working from home’ will take place on Wednesday 8 April, at 2.00pm (BST). Small charities will be able to put their concerns, worries and questions to a panel of NCC Group’s cyber mentors.

5 steps to getting FedRAMP right (the first time)

5 steps to getting FedRAMP right (the first time)

Blog posts   •   Apr 06, 2020 22:36 BST

A FedRAMP Authority to Operate (ATO) is a must-have for any company offering cloud services to Federal Agencies in North America. To get there, you need a solid plan that includes top-down support for funding and process changes, a good understanding of your company’s internal processes, and of course, the right partner.

Introducing Always On, Always Here: Securing our Connected Society

Introducing Always On, Always Here: Securing our Connected Society

News   •   Apr 03, 2020 15:58 BST

Today, we’re launching our second campaign of the year – Always On, Always Here: Securing our Connected Society. As part of our ongoing mission to make society safer and more secure, we’ll be exploring our connected society and how the work that we do shapes and secures our everyday lives in ways that many may not be aware of.

Can you have too much security? How to be in the "Goldilocks" zone

Can you have too much security? How to be in the "Goldilocks" zone

Blog posts   •   Apr 03, 2020 11:25 BST

How too much security can actually lead to too little and how by finding your Goldilocks Zone you can get it "just right".

Being Part of a Neurodiverse Community

Being Part of a Neurodiverse Community

Blog posts   •   Apr 02, 2020 17:54 BST

"Within NCC Group and the broader cyber security sector, neurodiversity is common to see. I am one of several people at NCC Group who have a form of autism and there are many more that make up our own neurodiverse community." An article written by a NCC Group colleague about life and work as part of a neurodiverse community.

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.