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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 UTC

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 UTC

​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 UTC

​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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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 UTC

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.

 Celebrating Apprenticeships - Busting the Myths

Celebrating Apprenticeships - Busting the Myths

News   •   Feb 04, 2020 16:32 UTC

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and we’re shining a light on the fantastic apprentices we have here at NCC Group and the opportunities that we can offer through the apprenticeship scheme. Our Global Head of Learning and Development, Libby Milsom wants to dispel some of the myths that may still surround apprenticeships.

CYBERUK is back!

CYBERUK is back!

News   •   Jan 31, 2020 16:46 UTC

Following the success of CYBERUK 2019, we're pleased to announce that we've been named as one of the lead sponsors for this year's conference.

Looking ahead to the future of the UK’s cyber security sector

Looking ahead to the future of the UK’s cyber security sector

News   •   Jan 30, 2020 09:29 UTC

​A report from the UK government, the UK Cyber Security Sectoral Analysis 2020, has been published today, analysing the rapid growth of the UK’s cyber security industry over the last two years. It has revealed that total revenues in the sector have risen by 46% over the last two years, from £5.7bn in 2017 to £8.3bn. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse comments.

Future 10: what will the next decade bring?

Future 10: what will the next decade bring?

News   •   Jan 30, 2020 09:00 UTC

We’re pleased to introduce our Future 10 campaign – the first in a series of campaigns that we’ll be running throughout the year, which will explore how we can achieve our mission of making society safer and more secure through the lens of sustainability.

NCC Group’s cyber and transport credentials a perfect combination for new ASSURE aviation security scheme

NCC Group’s cyber and transport credentials a perfect combination for new ASSURE aviation security scheme

News   •   Jan 27, 2020 08:53 UTC

NCC Group has been named as one of the first companies approved under new aviation security scheme, ASSURE by The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and accreditation body CREST

NCC Group plc Interim results for the six months ended 30 November 2019

NCC Group plc Interim results for the six months ended 30 November 2019

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2020 07:04 UTC

Sales order momentum and continued growth during positive transformation; outlook remains unchanged NCC Group plc (LSE: NCC, “NCC Group” or “the Group”), an independent global cyber security and risk mitigation expert, reports its half year results for the six months to 30 November 2019 (“the half year”, “H1 2020”, “the period”).

The only way is (Cyber)Up: bringing the UK’s cyber crime laws into the 21st Century

The only way is (Cyber)Up: bringing the UK’s cyber crime laws into the 21st Century

News   •   Jan 22, 2020 10:13 UTC

The Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRNN) has launched an independent report which calls for an urgent reform of the Computer Misuse Act (CMA) 1990, the legislation that effectively governs the UK’s cyber security industry today.   NCC Group, alongside other industry specialists, acted as expert editors for the report and will be supporting its parliamentary launch in the House of Commons.