News • Apr 08, 2019 20:31 UTC
The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published its long-awaited Online Harms whitepaper today, which outlines the government’s proposed measures to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online.
News • Apr 04, 2019 22:16 UTC
Cyber security is still a relatively young industry. However, in the book Superforecasting: The art and science of prediction, there is an interesting analogy, which can be drawn between medicine in the 1800s and the majority of modern day cyber security advice.
New DCMS Cyber Security Breaches Survey urges businesses and charities to take action to prevent cyber attacks
News • Apr 03, 2019 20:36 UTC
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.
News • Mar 25, 2019 20:43 UTC
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.
News • Mar 19, 2019 22:38 UTC
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.
News • Mar 19, 2019 20:55 UTC
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.
News • Mar 19, 2019 20:50 UTC
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.
News • Mar 18, 2019 20:59 UTC
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.
News • Mar 08, 2019 21:02 UTC
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.
News • Mar 05, 2019 21:08 UTC
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.
News • Mar 01, 2019 22:49 UTC
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.
News • Feb 19, 2019 21:11 UTC
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’.
Press releases • Feb 19, 2019 14:33 UTC
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.
News • Feb 12, 2019 21:13 UTC
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.
News • Jan 30, 2019 21:16 UTC
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.
News • Jan 28, 2019 22:05 UTC
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.
Press releases • Jan 24, 2019 07:00 UTC
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’).