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Are You Evaluating Your Target Acquisition Through the Cyber Security Lens?

Are You Evaluating Your Target Acquisition Through the Cyber Security Lens?

Blog posts   •   Mar 12, 2020 18:05 GMT

In conducting due diligence during a Merger & Acquisition (M&A) transaction, cyber security considerations often take a backseat to evaluating revenue multipliers, cost synergies, and operating efficiencies.

International Women’s Day: breaching the barriers

International Women’s Day: breaching the barriers

News   •   Mar 12, 2020 11:29 GMT

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked a group of colleagues globally to share their top tips for women hoping to get back into work, and others looking to take up a career in cyber security. Looking to be inspired? Check out some of the best advice we have to offer…

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Ian Thomas

Executive Committee on International Women's Day: Ian Thomas

News   •   Mar 11, 2020 09:20 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.

NCC Group celebrates International Women's Day

NCC Group celebrates International Women's Day

News   •   Mar 05, 2020 16:35 GMT

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

NCC Group Wins Splunk Partner Boss of the SOC (BOTS) in London

NCC Group Wins Splunk Partner Boss of the SOC (BOTS) in London

News   •   Mar 05, 2020 15:40 GMT

Yet again our NCC Group’s Boss of the SOC* (BOTS) team stood victorious as they defended their title for a second year in a row and were awarded the trophy for the Splunk Boss of the SOC for Partners last night.

The UK’s Sport Relief is back, and we’re thrilled to be their technology partner once again

The UK’s Sport Relief is back, and we’re thrilled to be their technology partner once again

News   •   Mar 05, 2020 14:34 GMT

For over 11 years, we’ve been providing security testing and advice to UK charity Comic Relief as it continues to evolve the way it operates and handles donations and sensitive information due to the changing technological landscape and advancing techniques used by criminals.

We are NCC Group: Everything but routine

We are NCC Group: Everything but routine

News   •   Mar 04, 2020 12:49 GMT

In our ‘We are NCC Group’ series, we interview NCC Group colleagues from around the globe. We met Project Management Team Lead in NCC Group, Zinovia (Zina) Manousaki to chat about working remotely from beautiful Athens and what a typical work day looks like for her.

Updating your business resilience plan: advice for those concerned about COVID-19

Updating your business resilience plan: advice for those concerned about COVID-19

News   •   Feb 28, 2020 18:14 GMT

With instances of coronavirus hitting the headlines each day, many organisations are looking to strengthen their business resilience plans. NCC Group’s director and senior adviser, Tim Rawlins, has provided some useful tips on how your organisation can put effective processes in place

NCC Group makes commitment to military forces community and their families

NCC Group makes commitment to military forces community and their families

News   •   Feb 27, 2020 16:28 GMT

​Today we have made the first step in pledging support to the military forces community and their families by signing the UK’s Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant is a promise made by organisations to ensure that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

Event Insight: “Cyber Risk: A Structured Approach”

Event Insight: “Cyber Risk: A Structured Approach”

News   •   Feb 27, 2020 14:51 GMT

​At NCC Group FortConsult, we run an event series called, Cyber Risk: A Structured Approach. It’s been running for a while and after a roadshow across Europe, it has now made its way back to where it all started in Copenhagen. Ahead of the event today, we had a quick chat with FortConsult’s Tina Löwe, Henrik Hulstrøm and Francesco Stillavato to find out more.

The Zero Trust Model: Security Inside and Out (Part 2)

The Zero Trust Model: Security Inside and Out (Part 2)

Blog posts   •   Feb 26, 2020 11:53 GMT

Part 2 of “The Zero Trust Model: Security Inside and Out” provides guidance around how to gain stakeholder support to adopt the Zero Trust security model.

Insights paper: EU Financial Services Guidance for IT Outsourcing Regulation and Managing Third-Party Risk

Insights paper: EU Financial Services Guidance for IT Outsourcing Regulation and Managing Third-Party Risk

News   •   Feb 24, 2020 17:54 GMT

To support EU financial services organisations on their journey to compliance we have compiled the key EU regulations around IT outsourcing, highlighting specific rules and guidance around business continuity and contingency planning for critical functions. In this paper, you’ll find NCC Group’s best practice advice and recommended solutions for managing third-party risk and ensuring compliance.

We are NCC Group: Networking with a purpose

We are NCC Group: Networking with a purpose

News   •   Feb 20, 2020 13:00 GMT

In our ‘We are NCC Group’ series, we interview NCC Group colleagues from around the globe. ‘I cannot think of a better job for me than this!’ We talk to Eckhard Bogner regional sales manager for Germany at FortConsult, about making an actual difference to the safety of his clients and networking with a purpose.

The Zero Trust Model: Security Inside and Out (Part 1)

The Zero Trust Model: Security Inside and Out (Part 1)

Blog posts   •   Feb 17, 2020 17:21 GMT

Could trusting no one be the key to data security? In this two-part series, we’ll examine how a Zero Trust model removes implicit trust in the traditional “trust but verify” model, as well as give insight into: • Advantages of the Zero Trust model • Guidance around implementing Zero Trust within your organization • Potential roadblocks and how to secure stakeholder support

NCC Group sponsors and contributes to SAMM v2 launch

NCC Group sponsors and contributes to SAMM v2 launch

News   •   Feb 13, 2020 21:53 GMT

Back in August 2019 we announced that we were an official sponsor and contributor to the Software Assurance Maturity Model (SAMM). ​We are pleased to follow up today to announce that SAMM version 2 has been released.

We are NCC Group: From Lisbon to Copenhagen

We are NCC Group: From Lisbon to Copenhagen

News   •   Feb 12, 2020 15:00 GMT

In our ‘We are NCC Group’ series, we interview NCC Group colleagues from around the globe. In this piece, we interview, Ana Costeira Araújo, technical security consulting (TSC) team lead, Nordics, at FortConsult about an exciting new professional opportunity, productivity with a purpose and a new perspective on life.

UK government Online Harms proposals tackles online safety for children

UK government Online Harms proposals tackles online safety for children

News   •   Feb 12, 2020 11:06 GMT

The UK government has today announced new plans to keep children safe online. The proposals include a new duty of care to protect children from online harms such as abuse and the expansion of OFCOM's remit as a regulator to enforce them. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse comments.

Safer Internet Day 2020 - #SocialMediaGate

Safer Internet Day 2020 - #SocialMediaGate

News   •   Feb 11, 2020 13:25 GMT

In a world where we’re confused as to whether we feel safer having our children playing out on the street, or in their bedroom with access to almost the entire population, what can we do to protect them? Here are a few basic tips that can make a huge difference.

Inspiring the next generation of cyber leaders

Inspiring the next generation of cyber leaders

News   •   Feb 06, 2020 11:20 GMT

What does the future hold for the cyber security community? We got a preview when we gave three children roles in the FortConsult and Fox-IT teams. Read on to find out how they got on.

Fox-IT assists Maastricht University (UM) following cyber attack

Fox-IT assists Maastricht University (UM) following cyber attack

News   •   Feb 06, 2020 10:21 GMT

Late last year, Maastricht University (UM) was hit with a cyber-attack, bringing the institution to a standstill. Fox-IT stepped in to assist with the investigation and recovery.