NCC Conversations: How can we reduce bias in artificial intelligence?
As part of our NCC Conversations series, we’ve been exploring the issue of systemic racism and how it impacts our industry, wider society, and the artificial intelligence technology that we use every day.
News spotlight: Oil and Gas pipelines a target for hackers – part two
Following our last oil and gas industry news spotlight on the advisory issued by the CISA and FBI on a spear phishing and intrusion campaign carried out between 2011 and 2013, Damon Small, technical director at NCC Group, reacts to a new directive that requires owners and operators of critical pipelines to implement specific measures to protect against ransomware and other prevailing threats.
News spotlight: Oil and gas pipelines a target for hackers – part one
Last week saw substantial cyber security developments for the oil and gas industries in the US. In the first of two articles, Damon Small, technical director at NCC group reacts to an advisory released by the CISA and FBI on a spear phishing and intrusion campaign carried out on 23 US oil and natural gas pipeline operators between 2011 to 2013 by Chinese state-sponsored hackers.
Executive Analysis: How to effectively respond to a ransomware attack in four key steps
In the latest issue of Insight Space, Lloyd Brough explains how to effectively respond to a ransomware attack in four key steps.
Executive Viewpoint: Defending your organisation from ransomware
In this executive viewpoint, Tim Rawlins discusses how the ransomware threat landscape is becoming increasingly complex, and what you can do to defend your organisation.
Webinar playback: are people your largest untapped resource for cyber resilience?
In our webinar ‘are people your largest untapped resource for cyber resilience?’ we discuss how we can create a more diverse and inclusive sector, address the cyber security skills gap, and make people more capable when it comes to cyber security.
Executive Analysis: Three actions to reduce your cyber security skills gap
Stephen Bailey looks at why despite multiple initiatives to address the cyber security skills gap in the last decade, it is still a major problem for organisations and how internal skills shortages are one of the main security challenges organisations are facing over the next six months.
Spotlight on Australia’s Security of Critical Infrastructure (SOCI) Act
As of this month, organisations operating in one of Australia’s 11 critical infrastructure sectors are required more significantly to contribute to the Australian Government’s vision for a “more secure online world for Australians”, or risk fines of up to $44,400 or prison sentences of up to two years for non-compliance.
Technical viewpoint: The insider threat: understanding the human behaviours that impact cyber resilience
Global GTO, Ollie Whitehouse takes a look at the the human factors and behaviours that can lead to a cyber security incident.
UK Government announces formal review of the Computer Misuse Act
At the CYBERUK 2021 conference, UK Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that the Government will be conducting a formal review of the Computer Misuse Act (CMA). Our global CTO Ollie Whitehouse and head of public affairs, Katharina Sommer react to this news.
Building resilience into the digital transformation process
Worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies and services increased by as much as 10% in 2020, reaching $1.3 trillion. But how does widespread adoption affect operational resilience – and how can the legal sector support businesses? Tim Rawlins, Senior Adviser, explores this.