Research update: RM3 – Curiosities of the wildest banking malware
Recently, our Research and Intelligence Fusion Team (RIFT) published research findings on RM3, an advanced variant of the banking malware family known as Gozi, and uncovered Oceania as the top target for threat actor groups.
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.
News spotlight: What can we learn from the US Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack?
On Friday 7th May, fuel supplies across North America were disrupted as the Colonial Pipeline, the major fuel pipeline connecting the East Coast, was attacked in the largest-known attack in US energy infrastructure. As the organisation’s systems begin to recover, Damon Small, technical director at NCC group, provides an overview of the attack and the lessons we can take from it.
NCC Group Q1 Threat Report Update: Exploits publicly available for 29% of critical vulnerabilities discovered
Our threat intelligence from Q1 of this year revealed that, of the more than 4,400 vulnerabilities that were disclosed* between January and March 2021, 72% had no patches available.
Why we're changing our logos for Pride month
At NCC Group we are committed to creating an environment where all colleagues feel psychologically, emotionally, and physically safe to be their authentic selves. That means working to make our workplace more inclusive for our LGBTQIA+ colleagues.
NCC Conversations: Parenthood and the journey there
As part of our NCC Conversations focus this month, we turn our attention to parenthood and the journey there, exploring what this means to individuals across NCC Group.
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.
United States announces Executive Order on improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity
This week, President of the United States, Joe Biden, has announced an Executive Order to help boost cyber security across the country. Here, Jennifer Fernick, Global Head of Research, shares her thoughts on what it covers and how it will help.
Three key reflections from CYBERUK 2021
Kat Sommer, head of public affairs, reflects on this year’s CYBERUK 2021 and how we can build a prosperous and resilient UK after COVID-19.
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.
CYBERUK 2021: People are at the heart of cyber security
At CYBERUK 2021, some of our colleagues shared their experiences and thoughts on the importance of encouraging and embracing a broad range of talent and skills to address the skills gap in cyber.
CYBERUK 2021: The power of diversity of skills, technology and thought in securing society
In the opening plenary of CYBERUK 2021, NCC Group’s CEO Adam Palser and Global CTO Ollie Whitehouse shared their thoughts on the diversity of skills, technology and thought required to build a resilient, safe and secure society.