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A day in the life of a virtual CISO: speaking the board’s language

A day in the life of a virtual CISO: speaking the board’s language

Blog posts   •   Nov 02, 2020 21:33 GMT

What can you learn from being a virtual CISO? NCC Group senior advisor, Joss Howard, provides her insight into the world of a virtual CISO and key lessons around how security teams can speak the same language as their board.

NCC Group hosts UK’s Lord Mayor of London on virtual tour

NCC Group hosts UK’s Lord Mayor of London on virtual tour

News   •   Oct 30, 2020 16:30 GMT

​As part of a FinTech-focused virtual tour of the North West of England to strengthen ties with the region, the Rt Hon Lord Mayor of London, William Russell, visited NCC Group’s Manchester office on 26 October.

NCC Conversations: Race and Ethnicity

NCC Conversations: Race and Ethnicity

News   •   Oct 30, 2020 13:50 GMT

This October, as part of NCC Conversations we’ve focused on Race and Ethnicity, with a range of content and discussions exploring key topics to understand why they’re important, what research and evidence is available and why it matters to us here at NCC Group.

NCC Group appoints Inge Bryan to head up continental European operations

NCC Group appoints Inge Bryan to head up continental European operations

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2020 09:59 GMT

Inge Bryan will join NCC Group on 1 January 2021 as managing director for our continental European operations, which includes Fox-IT and the former Fort Consult brand.

Who is responsible for keeping my data secure?

Who is responsible for keeping my data secure?

News   •   Oct 23, 2020 14:47 BST

As part of our recent Generation Cyber campaign, 43% of respondents told us that they felt that ‘owners of websites or apps’ were responsible for keeping their data secure. But who really is responsible for data security? We asked our head of public affairs, Kat Sommer.

Industrial Advisory Board position at Kings College London for Cristiano Corradini

Industrial Advisory Board position at Kings College London for Cristiano Corradini

News   •   Oct 22, 2020 07:55 BST

Cristiano Corradini, Principal Security Consultant based in our Leatherhead office in the UK, has been appointed a position on the Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) at King's College London (KCL).

Your questions and my answers: Incident response

Your questions and my answers: Incident response

Blog posts   •   Oct 20, 2020 00:00 BST

In this blog, we highlight some of the excellent questions asked in our 5 Shortcuts to Your Worst Security Nightmare webinar.

Staying cyber safe at University: tips from recent graduates

Staying cyber safe at University: tips from recent graduates

News   •   Oct 15, 2020 16:58 BST

How can students keep themselves safe and secure while learning online? We asked two recent graduates at NCC Group, Sophia McCall and Sarah Kingham, to share their top security tips for students starting or returning to their studies at University.

NCC Group launches new Remediate service to strengthen clients’ security postures

NCC Group launches new Remediate service to strengthen clients’ security postures

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2020 12:15 BST

​Several clients have already taken advantage of the new offer, which provides immediate tactical action and long-term strategic support following testing, audit or breach.

Generation Cyber: How to keep your family safe and secure online

Generation Cyber: How to keep your family safe and secure online

News   •   Oct 14, 2020 13:56 BST

Today, Paul Vlissidis, Technical Director and Senior Adviser at NCC Group, takes us through his top tips for taking a proactive approach to staying safe online.

Helping developers get approved to use Google and Facebook platforms securely
The anti-cheat battle: who will be the winners in the electronic gaming world?

The anti-cheat battle: who will be the winners in the electronic gaming world?

Blog posts   •   Oct 13, 2020 16:35 BST

As the video gaming industry continues to grow, cheating remains a big problem – but what is the solution? In this article, Richard Appleby explores how the anti-cheat battle might play out.

Humans are fallible! Why training improves your response quality

Humans are fallible! Why training improves your response quality

Blog posts   •   Oct 13, 2020 00:00 BST

Being able to quickly detect that something truly bad is happening in your company and being able to respond and recover, requires much more than having fine print and advanced SIEM or SOC capabilities with all kinds of detection rules and use cases. It requires human beings acting, reacting, coordinating and daring to make quick decisions within a very short amount of time.

Treat others how you want to be treated

Treat others how you want to be treated

Blog posts   •   Oct 12, 2020 10:32 BST

Crystal Robinson is a bid coordinator based in our Manchester office. Crystal wrote this blog not long after the murder of George Floyd and is the inspiration behind our NCC Conversations series, which aims to help colleagues talk about our wider inclusion and diversity programme. This blog explains what being Black means personally to Crystal.

NCC Group becomes a Friend of This Can Happen to support mental wellbeing in the workplace

NCC Group becomes a Friend of This Can Happen to support mental wellbeing in the workplace

News   •   Oct 09, 2020 14:25 BST

Forging partnerships is an important part of our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - in particular to the goal: Good Health and Wellbeing. We're underpinning our global mental wellbeing programme, by learning and listening from wider industry peers.

What does cyber awareness look like today?

What does cyber awareness look like today?

News   •   Oct 07, 2020 16:07 BST

We invited you to share how you feel about staying safe online – and the results painted a fascinating picture of cyber awareness in 2020. Here’s what you told us.

Cloud Responsibility: webinar questions answered

Cloud Responsibility: webinar questions answered

Blog posts   •   Oct 01, 2020 22:08 BST

Whose responsibility is the security of your company's cloud environment? Is it you? The service provider? We answered all these questions in a recent webinar, Full Speed into the Cloud: but where does the responsibility lie?, and have compiled the answers here for you.

Lights out for smart plugs? 

Lights out for smart plugs? 

News   •   Oct 01, 2020 10:52 BST

Many of us will be well aware of the security risks that connected devices can pose to our personal security, but what about the security of the smart plugs that help bring our connected homes together?

NCC Conversations: Watching standard definition in a world of fully immersive HD

NCC Conversations: Watching standard definition in a world of fully immersive HD

Blog posts   •   Sep 30, 2020 14:08 BST

As part of our NCC Conversations series last month with a focus on Neurodiversity, Sherief Hammad, writes about the struggles and coping mechanisms of those without dyslexia in this fabulously witty blog.

NCC Conversations: My life with Dyslexia

NCC Conversations: My life with Dyslexia

Blog posts   •   Sep 30, 2020 14:03 BST

“Typically, I will forget most of the day once it’s over, apart from the more interesting bits." As part of our NCC Conversations series last month with a focus on Neurodiversity, Robin Southern, Security Consultant at NCC Group, has written a fantastic blog, going into detail on how dyslexia and short term memory loss impacted his childhood and helped him on his journey to where he is now.