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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

Interview, Ana Costeira Araújo, technical security consulting (TSC) team lead, Nordics, FortConsult In our ‘We are NCC Group’ series, we interview NCC Group colleagues from around the globe.

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

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. 

NCC Group joins Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champion programme

NCC Group joins Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champion programme

News   •   Jan 22, 2020 07:02 UTC

As part of our ongoing commitment to create a diverse and inclusive workplace, we have signed up to Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champion programme.

Tony Richardson appointed as country manager for NCC Group’s new Japan operation

Tony Richardson appointed as country manager for NCC Group’s new Japan operation

News   •   Jan 21, 2020 22:00 UTC

Tony Richardson has been appointed as NCC Group’s representative for its new operations in Japan, where he will be responsible for developing and executing the go-to-market business and sales strategy

NCC Group awarded TISAX security label for German car industry security assessments

NCC Group awarded TISAX security label for German car industry security assessments

News   •   Jan 21, 2020 16:14 UTC

NCC Group has been successfully accredited and awarded a security label from ENX to perform automotive security assessments for the German car manufacturing industry through the TISAX framework. https://enx.com/tisax

Running the risk: How we unleashed our version of NotPetya on global commodities trading firm, Trafigura

Running the risk: How we unleashed our version of NotPetya on global commodities trading firm, Trafigura

News   •   Jan 20, 2020 14:39 UTC

​Back in June 2017, the fast moving, data destroying NotPetya worm hit and rightly made organisations sit up and think about how they could defend against such an attack. NCC Group’s groundbreaking work around the NotPetya worm simulation with Trafigura features in this special edition of The Innovator. https://innovator.news/the-innovator-magazine-4ef4b3e6b39b

Turning the cyber spotlight on the senior leadership team

Turning the cyber spotlight on the senior leadership team

News   •   Jan 08, 2020 13:56 UTC

​Cyber Security is often likened to a stool, with the three legs representing people, processes and technology. In business and the public sector, creating the right balance of investment between these three vital components is the greatest challenge faced by cyber security decision makers today.

NCC Group achieves top-tier partner status with Splunk

NCC Group achieves top-tier partner status with Splunk

News   •   Jan 07, 2020 12:09 UTC

NCC Group promoted to highest level of Splunk’s partnership programme.

NCC Group named security assessment partner for Google’s Gmail

NCC Group named security assessment partner for Google’s Gmail

News   •   Dec 19, 2019 14:58 UTC

NCC Group has officially been named as one of the security assessment partners for Google’s free email service, Gmail.

NCC Group Sponsors Successful DVLA Code Challenge 2019

NCC Group Sponsors Successful DVLA Code Challenge 2019

News   •   Dec 19, 2019 14:26 UTC

Recently we were involved in DVLA's Code Challenge initiative, which enables interested pupils across Wales to develop their problem solving, communication and teamwork skills as well as improve their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and innovative way.