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Introducing NCC Conversations: A safe space to talk

Introducing NCC Conversations: A safe space to talk

News   •   Sep 30, 2020 13:57 BST

As part of our Inclusion and Diversity programme here at NCC Group, we introduced our NCC Conversations series to help us to drive dialogue around a number of important topics that our colleagues care about. In September, we turned the spotlight to dyslexia as part of our focus on neurodiversity. You can find out more here.

Five questions you should be asking about your business’ cyber resilience

Five questions you should be asking about your business’ cyber resilience

Blog posts   •   Sep 27, 2020 21:27 BST

Joss Howard, senior advisor at NCC Group shares the five questions she thinks businesses should be asking themselves in order to build a robust cyber security posture.

Advice: The risk of malicious social media account takeovers

Advice: The risk of malicious social media account takeovers

Blog posts   •   Sep 21, 2020 20:58 BST

We look at the risks of social media account takeover and how businesses can protect themselves. With tips on how to make accounts as secure as possible.

Online Casino Roulette: spinning the wheel of misfortune

Online Casino Roulette: spinning the wheel of misfortune

News   •   Sep 18, 2020 14:31 BST

In our latest research, we turn our attention to the online roulette industry with a useful guide for those who build, maintain and test online roulette systems, detailing different types of online roulette, their potential vulnerabilities and the ways to detect them.

Startups don’t need cyber security (or do they?)
With good threat intelligence it’s still possible to do security well, even on a tighter budget

With good threat intelligence it’s still possible to do security well, even on a tighter budget

Blog posts   •   Sep 15, 2020 08:47 BST

​Matt Hull, Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager, explains how organisations can get more out of their security budgets by applying good cyber threat intelligence.

Generation Cyber: we want to hear from you!

Generation Cyber: we want to hear from you!

News   •   Sep 14, 2020 14:48 BST

As part of our Generation Cyber campaign, we want to make cyber security advice and information more accessible for all. And we want your view!

Why actions speak louder than words this R U OK? Day

Why actions speak louder than words this R U OK? Day

Blog posts   •   Sep 09, 2020 10:38 BST

September 10 is R U OK? Day in Australia, a national day of action to remind us to check in on our loved ones. This year, with so many struggling around the world, it goes further than simply asking the question. Here are some things you can do to support loved ones, friends and colleagues in 2020.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) updates four-year plan

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) updates four-year plan

Blog posts   •   Sep 04, 2020 22:21 BST

Joss Howard, senior advisor, NCC Group comments on the news that Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has updated its four-year plan acknowledging the tumultuous year so far.

20 years of research at NCC Group

20 years of research at NCC Group

News   •   Sep 01, 2020 21:21 BST

NCC Group’s research forms a big part our mission to make the world safer and more secure. Today, we’re taking the opportunity to look back and point you to some of the research we’ve published over the last 20 years, and shine a light on some of the great outputs we have been excited and proud to showcase over the last year.

Psychology of the Phish: Leveraging the Seven Principles of Influence

Psychology of the Phish: Leveraging the Seven Principles of Influence

Blog posts   •   Aug 28, 2020 18:14 BST

Phishing emails are an unfortunate fact of modern, connected life. From emails full of wrong spellings and bad grammar, to sophisticated, targeted emails that spoof sender addresses and replicate official templates, phishing emails span a wide maturity spectrum. In this blog, Sourya Biswas, Principal Security Consultant takes us through the psychology of phishing.

Schrems II Judgement: A US Perspective

Schrems II Judgement: A US Perspective

Blog posts   •   Aug 13, 2020 17:20 BST

Webinar playback: Making your cyber resilience budget work smarter – three key questions

Webinar playback: Making your cyber resilience budget work smarter – three key questions

News   •   Aug 13, 2020 10:54 BST

NCC Group’s Ade Clewlow, Paul Vlissidis and Lawrence Munro discuss the challenges that our customers face around ensuring networks are not at risk, securing assets and getting internal buy-in, all while ensuring budgets are met.

Webinar playback: Mastering compliance with global IT outsourcing regulations in the Finance Sector

Webinar playback: Mastering compliance with global IT outsourcing regulations in the Finance Sector

News   •   Aug 13, 2020 08:56 BST

In a recent webinar, Tim Rawlins, Director and Senior Advisor at NCC Group, gave some best practice advice to support you in achieving compliance with the latest global regulations around third-party risk management so that you can partner with third-party fintech providers with confidence.

FAQs on how to prepare for, prevent or detect a hack

FAQs on how to prepare for, prevent or detect a hack

Blog posts   •   Aug 04, 2020 22:01 BST

On 30 July 2020, NCC Group Australia held a webinar on Cyber incident Response Planning, explaining how to prepare for, prevent or detect a hack. This blog provides responses to the Q&A questions asked by attendees during the webinar.

NCC Group joins forces with industry leaders to improve security of open source software (OSS)

NCC Group joins forces with industry leaders to improve security of open source software (OSS)

News   •   Aug 03, 2020 16:45 BST

Today sees the launch of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) – a new industry collaboration driven by dedicated technologists who share a desire to improve the security of OSS. NCC Group is proud to be a founding member of the OpenSSF and to be playing an integral role in driving the foundation's mission forward.

Lights, camera, what about security?

Lights, camera, what about security?

News   •   Jul 31, 2020 14:21 BST

Nearly two weeks ago, we released a technical advisory detailing how the TP-Link C200 IP camera could be exposed to the infamous Heartbleed bug. Today, Dale Pavey has released a full blog which delves into discoveries he made while assessing the security of popular Internet Protocol (IP) cameras.

Introducing Generation Cyber: making cyber security accessible for all

Introducing Generation Cyber: making cyber security accessible for all

News   •   Jul 22, 2020 09:42 BST

At NCC Group we are passionate about shaping a more sustainable future for cyber security and this month, we’re excited to launch our Generation Cyber campaign, which will focus on how cyber security knowledge can be made accessible for all generations.

Schrems II judgement – what does it mean for privacy and personal data in the UK and US?

Schrems II judgement – what does it mean for privacy and personal data in the UK and US?

News   •   Jul 21, 2020 17:10 BST

In the latest news concerning how the personal data of people in the EU is transferred to the United States, the European Court of Justice has ruled that the protections afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield are not adequate. In this article, we have simplified the case and decision to help you to understand the changes.

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Four: How you can make society safer and more secure

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Four: How you can make society safer and more secure

News   •   Jul 21, 2020 16:48 BST

As part of our Always On, Always Here campaign, Matt Lewis, Research Director, explains how we can all contribute to making society safer and more secure. Watch the video and get in touch if you want to find out more.