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Organisations paying off post-pandemic compliance debt in 2021, according to NCC Group

Organisations paying off post-pandemic compliance debt in 2021, according to NCC Group

Press releases   •   Mar 02, 2021 11:25 GMT

Budget cuts, redundancies, delays to cyber resilience projects and increased remote working in the last 12 months could all have increased organisations’ risk of a cyber attack in 2021, according to new research into cyber security decision makers from NCC Group.

NCC Group Europe's Danish entity accredited with Splunk Elite partner status.

NCC Group Europe's Danish entity accredited with Splunk Elite partner status.

News   •   Feb 25, 2021 17:20 GMT

NCC Group, a global leader in Managed Detection and Response, has had its Managed Services operations in Denmark and the Nordic Region recognised by Splunk who have granted the highest level of their partnership programme.

NCC Group Annual Research Report

NCC Group Annual Research Report

News   •   Feb 19, 2021 20:30 GMT

We’ve published our 2020 Annual Research Report, summarizing our security research findings from across the nearly 200 conference publications, blog posts, and tool releases published by our researchers between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.

Spotlight on cyber security as a science

Spotlight on cyber security as a science

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2021 17:50 GMT

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.

Insight: Florida city’s water supply attack

Insight: Florida city’s water supply attack

News   •   Feb 10, 2021 10:26 GMT

Last week officials in a Florida City said that hackers had accessed its water supply and upped sodium hydroxide levels to extremely dangerous levels. NCC Group’s Damon Small and Jim McKenney take us through what happened and share recommendations on what organisations can do to help prevent such attacks.

Interim results for the six months ended 30 November 2020

Interim results for the six months ended 30 November 2020

Press releases   •   Feb 04, 2021 07:00 GMT

Today NCC Group reports its half year results for the six months to 30 November 2020 ("the half year", "H1 2021", "the period").

NCC Group and UK Small Charities Coalition celebrate one year of cyber partnership

NCC Group and UK Small Charities Coalition celebrate one year of cyber partnership

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2021 16:47 GMT

NCC Group, is celebrating one year of its formal partnership with the UK’s Small Charities Coalition (SCC), which began with the sole aim of boosting the cyber resilience of small charities across the UK.

Ransoms and beyond

Ransoms and beyond

Blog posts   •   Feb 02, 2021 20:26 GMT

As attackers take advantage of the recent rapid digital transformation and move to remote working, Managing Security Consultant, Kenneth Yu, takes a look at some of the most commonly exploited services for ransomware attacks.

The cyber landscape in 2021 and beyond: an opportunity to learn from the present

The cyber landscape in 2021 and beyond: an opportunity to learn from the present

Blog posts   •   Jan 26, 2021 17:38 GMT

Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, shares his thoughts on the future of the cyber landscape, including how we can strengthen society’s resilience against threats and create regulatory and legislative regimes fit for the digital age across the globe.

Introducing our Mental Health First Aiders

Introducing our Mental Health First Aiders

News   •   Jan 20, 2021 14:23 GMT

January can be a challenging month for everyone and supporting our colleagues’ wellbeing is the number one priority to us. Earlier this week we announced the launch of our new Mental Health First Aider network to colleagues across the Group. With over 40+ MHFAs globally, we’re providing a network of trained volunteers equipped to guide and support any of our colleagues who may need help.

Helping SMEs to zero in on the risks

Helping SMEs to zero in on the risks

Blog posts   •   Jan 19, 2021 14:55 GMT

We take a look at what SMEs should be thinking about as they revisit and re-evaluate the decisions that were made if they were forced to accelerate their digital transformation last year.

NCC Group recognised as 'large established player' in Managed Detection and Response (MDR) by independent research firm

NCC Group recognised as 'large established player' in Managed Detection and Response (MDR) by independent research firm

News   •   Jan 12, 2021 14:44 GMT

Now Tech on Managed Detection and Response aims to help security and risk professionals understand the value they can expect from an MDR provider.

Why ATM security has never gone out of style

Why ATM security has never gone out of style

Blog posts   •   Jan 11, 2021 16:36 GMT

Despite a rise in internet-based and cashless banking, ATM security remains as important as ever. Here, Daniel Calvo, Senior Security Consultant, explores the evolution of ATM security and how we can keep these machines secure in the years to come.

NCC Group wins MDR deal worth over EUR 25m to secure university systems across the Netherlands

NCC Group wins MDR deal worth over EUR 25m to secure university systems across the Netherlands

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2021 15:35 GMT

​NCC Group has today announced a partnership with SURF – the IT cooperative for education and research across the Netherlands – to provide 24/7 security incident and event management (SIEM) and security operation centre (SOC) services over the next five years.

How can I materially improve my organisation’s security posture?

How can I materially improve my organisation’s security posture?

Blog posts   •   Dec 22, 2020 10:55 GMT

In this article from the latest issue of our Insight Space series, Technical Associate Director Lloyd Brough explains how security teams can rapidly reduce their cyber risk by prioritising and fixing security weaknesses and make high-quality security improvements.

NCC Conversations: LGBTQIA+ definitions around the world

NCC Conversations: LGBTQIA+ definitions around the world

Blog posts   •   Dec 16, 2020 17:32 GMT

As part of our NCC Conversations focus on LGBTQIA+ and inclusion, we’re exploring and challenging the common “too many letters” narrative by discussing the rationale behind some common and not so common acronyms and labels.

Looking back to look forward: predictions for 2021

Looking back to look forward: predictions for 2021

News   •   Dec 14, 2020 17:06 GMT

​With the new year just around the corner, we decided to stop and take stock of how legislative measures and cyber security research have advanced to keep pace with the rapidly evolving cyber landscape. To start this process, we’re looking back at some of our most recent predictions to see how they’ve progressed and whether our research is contributing to making the world safer and more secure.

Assessing the cyber risks of connectivity in the healthcare sector

Assessing the cyber risks of connectivity in the healthcare sector

News   •   Dec 07, 2020 14:21 GMT

The healthcare sector is more connected than ever. But what impact could this connectivity have on patient safety? We explored this in our latest whitepaper with The AbedGraham Group.

NCC Group partners with Scottish Business Resilience Centre to support SMEs

NCC Group partners with Scottish Business Resilience Centre to support SMEs

News   •   Dec 03, 2020 16:59 GMT

NCC Group is supporting a new dedicated cyber incident response helpline for UK SMEs, in partnership with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC), helping organisations across Scotland boost their resilience.

Smart doorbells – delivering the security you expect?

Smart doorbells – delivering the security you expect?

News   •   Nov 23, 2020 07:30 GMT

Smart doorbells are designed to make our lives easier and give us peace of mind about who may be approaching our homes – even when we’re out – but how secure are they?