NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse - July 2022
The ransomware threat scene continues to evolve following the disbanding of Conti, as ransomware attacks rose from 135 in June to 198 in July, representing a 47% increase, as reported by NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team.
NCC Group appointed as global auditor for GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)
We are delighted to announce our recent appointment as one of only two global auditors for the GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)
Reserve Bank of India issues direction on outsourcing of IT services
We share our thoughts on the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Master Direction to set out a risk management framework for the outsourcing of IT services.
NCC Group welcomes expansion of Australia’s Cyber Operational Resilience Intelligence-led Exercises (CORIE) framework
Having supported with the creation of the original CORIE framework and pilot launch in 2021, Tim Dillon, our Director of Professional Services in the Asia Pacific region, has been acknowledged for his contribution and shares his reaction to the updated framework.
Protecting our data: UK Government publishes Data Protection and Digital Information Bill
In July this year, the UK Government published its newly reformed data protection bill, the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill, aiming to improve upon previous regulations and simplify the UK’s data protection landscape. Stephen Bailey, Global Privacy Services practice lead at NCC Group, provides his thoughts on the Bill
NCC Group joins UK Cyber Security Council
Our membership of the UK Cyber Security Council, (the government-backed chartered body representing the UK’s cyber security profession), will see us work alongside The Council and other members, to develop and promote nationally recognised standards for cyber security, in support of the UK Government’s National Cyber Strategy.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse - June 2022
Ransomware threat scene continues to evolve with newly established Lockbit 3.0 ramping up activity and Conti, as we knew it, all but disappearing completely
NCC Group and Vodafone working together to help organisations balance security and connectivity
We’ve partnered with Vodafone as it expands its portfolio of cybersecurity products and services for the critical national infrastructure and public sectors.
What does the new appointment of a Minister for Cyber Security mean for Australia?
In a sign that the new Labor Government in Australia is set to prioritise cyber security, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has appointed Clare O’Neil as the new Minister for Cyber Security. This marks the first time the Australian Government has had a dedicated minister for cyber.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – May 2022
The number of ransomware attack victims decreased in May, according to NCC Group’s strategic threat intelligence team. In total, it observed 236 attacks in the month, an 18% decrease on the 289 attacks observed in April.
Is security at the heart of the UK’s new digital strategy?
Verona Hulse, Senior Public Affairs Manager shares the key takeaways from the UK Government’s Digital Strategy which sets out its vision to “make the UK the best place in the world to start and grow a technology business.”