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Webinar playback: Mastering compliance with global IT outsourcing regulations in the Finance Sector

Webinar playback: Mastering compliance with global IT outsourcing regulations in the Finance Sector

News   •   Aug 13, 2020 08:56 BST

In a recent webinar, Tim Rawlins, Director and Senior Advisor at NCC Group, gave some best practice advice to support you in achieving compliance with the latest global regulations around third-party risk management so that you can partner with third-party fintech providers with confidence.

NCC Group joins forces with industry leaders to improve security of open source software (OSS)

NCC Group joins forces with industry leaders to improve security of open source software (OSS)

News   •   Aug 03, 2020 16:45 BST

Today sees the launch of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) – a new industry collaboration driven by dedicated technologists who share a desire to improve the security of OSS. NCC Group is proud to be a founding member of the OpenSSF and to be playing an integral role in driving the foundation's mission forward.

Lights, camera, what about security?

Lights, camera, what about security?

News   •   Jul 31, 2020 14:21 BST

Nearly two weeks ago, we released a technical advisory detailing how the TP-Link C200 IP camera could be exposed to the infamous Heartbleed bug. Today, Dale Pavey has released a full blog which delves into discoveries he made while assessing the security of popular Internet Protocol (IP) cameras.

Introducing Generation Cyber: making cyber security accessible for all

Introducing Generation Cyber: making cyber security accessible for all

News   •   Jul 22, 2020 09:42 BST

At NCC Group we are passionate about shaping a more sustainable future for cyber security and this month, we’re excited to launch our Generation Cyber campaign, which will focus on how cyber security knowledge can be made accessible for all generations.

Schrems II judgement – what does it mean for privacy and personal data in the UK and US?

Schrems II judgement – what does it mean for privacy and personal data in the UK and US?

News   •   Jul 21, 2020 17:10 BST

In the latest news concerning how the personal data of people in the EU is transferred to the United States, the European Court of Justice has ruled that the protections afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield are not adequate. In this article, we have simplified the case and decision to help you to understand the changes.

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Four: How you can make society safer and more secure

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Four: How you can make society safer and more secure

News   •   Jul 21, 2020 16:48 BST

As part of our Always On, Always Here campaign, Matt Lewis, Research Director, explains how we can all contribute to making society safer and more secure. Watch the video and get in touch if you want to find out more.

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Three: Connected Health

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Three: Connected Health

News   •   Jul 17, 2020 16:14 BST

From typical threats to the impact of COVID-19 and our work to make the sector safer and more secure, Matt Lewis, Research Director, answers questions on connected health in part three of our new security surgery.

NCC Group welcomes DCMS call for evidence to improve consumer IoT security legislation

NCC Group welcomes DCMS call for evidence to improve consumer IoT security legislation

News   •   Jul 16, 2020 12:58 BST

The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released a detailed call for evidence on the legislation that will mandate security requirements for consumer Internet of Things (IoT) devices. NCC Group's global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, shares his thoughts on this latest development for IoT security.

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Two: A Day in the Life

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Two: A Day in the Life

News   •   Jul 13, 2020 07:47 BST

In this four-part series, Matt Lewis, Research Director, explains how the work we do shapes and secures our society in ways that you might not be aware of. Today, we’re focusing on everyday life. Watch the video or read the Q&A and get in touch if you want to find out more.

NCC Group providing ongoing threat intelligence on F5 Networks vulnerability

NCC Group providing ongoing threat intelligence on F5 Networks vulnerability

News   •   Jul 06, 2020 21:32 BST

​Last week, a new vulnerability which could allow remote compromise of F5 Networks BIG-IP networking devices was disclosed. In the days following the initial disclosure, NCC Group’s Research Intelligence Fusion Team (RIFT) has closely monitored the vulnerability – setting up a honeypot to learn more about the behavior of threat actors.

New whitepaper: How to make threat actors work harder and fail more often

New whitepaper: How to make threat actors work harder and fail more often

News   •   Jul 03, 2020 19:23 BST

We’ve published a new whitepaper to help organisations build their resilience against cyber attacks, based on insights from our Red Team engagements across the globe.

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part One: Smart Cities

Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part One: Smart Cities

News   •   Jul 03, 2020 16:55 BST

In this four-part series, Matt Lewis, Research Director, explains how the work we do shapes and secures our society in ways that you might not be aware of. Today, we’re focusing on the biggest threats to smart cities and best practices for city planners. Watch the video or read the Q&A and get in touch if you want to find out more.

The Computer Misuse Act (CMA) turns 30 years old

The Computer Misuse Act (CMA) turns 30 years old

News   •   Jun 29, 2020 11:09 BST

Today marks 30 years since the Computer Misuse Act (CMA) received royal assent in the UK. Since 1990, our physical and cyber worlds have evolved drastically, meaning that the Act is now out of date. To mark this occasion, we sat down with our head of public affairs, Katharina Sommer, to find out more about the CMA – including why we should care about it, and what needs to change.

NCC Group hosts first virtual UK Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR) conference

NCC Group hosts first virtual UK Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR) conference

News   •   Jun 26, 2020 13:33 BST

​This week, here at NCC Group we hosted the 2020 light virtual version of the Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR) conference as a Microsoft Teams Live event on 24 & 25 June.

NCC Group advises on security and privacy for Danish COVID-19 app

NCC Group advises on security and privacy for Danish COVID-19 app

News   •   Jun 22, 2020 14:50 BST

​NCC Group is proud to have collaborated with the Danish Ministry of Health on the security of the newly launched COVID-19 contact tracing app.

As the cyber attack against Australia ramps up, it's time to take action
The link between patient safety and cyber security

The link between patient safety and cyber security

News   •   Jun 18, 2020 17:46 BST

Although the link between cyber security and patient safety could be considered obvious to some, there are still, perhaps, several key stakeholders that may not have these two views aligned closely enough. Stuart Kurutac, security consultant at NCC Group, explores how we can improve the awareness of the effect that cyber security issues pose to patient safety.

A question of trust: how can organisations build strong relationships within supply chain?

A question of trust: how can organisations build strong relationships within supply chain?

News   •   Jun 16, 2020 18:25 BST

Over the past few months, trust has become an even more crucial element of the supply chain. So how can organisations strengthen it? We've explored this with the help of some of our contacts at Burness Paull LLP, the Scottish Business Resilience Centre and the Scottish Government.

5 cybersecurity tips for your lockdown exit strategy

5 cybersecurity tips for your lockdown exit strategy

News   •   Jun 12, 2020 16:57 BST

NCC Group Technical Director, Lawrence Munro, explains how businesses can strengthen their cyber resilience by applying learnings from lockdown.

NatWest and NCC Group working together to support digital innovation in fintech

NatWest and NCC Group working together to support digital innovation in fintech

News   •   Jun 08, 2020 21:02 BST

NCC Group and NatWest Ventures helping fintech businesses to innovate and grow with a responsible and sustainable approach to continuity and resilience