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
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.
News • Jan 07, 2020 12:09 UTC
NCC Group promoted to highest level of Splunk’s partnership programme.
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.
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.
News • Dec 13, 2019 07:51 UTC
With time running short, it was time to make our move on the naughty and nice lists. Upon approaching the reception with the same cheery demeanour as the other elves, we noticed a pile of new elf passes on the desk...
News • Dec 10, 2019 05:24 UTC
In the run up to Christmas 2019, the consumer choice organisation Which? engaged us to assess the security of seven popular electronic and connected toys. This is an activity that Which? has performed across a few years, so provided an opportunity to see if any security improvements had been made across the connected toy industry in relation to preservation of the privacy and safety of children.
News • Dec 06, 2019 10:52 UTC
On a cold winter day, NCC Group’s Black Team began one of their most challenging operations to date - testing of a high-profile client based in the North Pole. Read on for a festive tale complete with elves, hot chocolate, and a compromised sleigh…
News • Dec 04, 2019 13:26 UTC
Our consultants, Philip Marsden and Ross Bradley demonstrated their skills last weekend when they came second in the 5G Ultrahack Ericsson challenge in Finland.
News • Nov 30, 2019 17:19 UTC
We’ve taken a look at the manifestos of the nationally significant UK political parties contesting the 2019 General Election to understand their commitment to cyber security.
News • Nov 29, 2019 07:00 UTC
We’re not here to rain on your parade and we don’t believe in the scare factor, we’re here to keep you safe through the holiday season. All it takes is a little prep and vigilance on your part and it won’t cost you a penny.
News • Nov 27, 2019 23:04 UTC
The way we use technology is becoming more integrated in all aspects of our daily lives and is steadily integrating within the enterprise environment. A core concern for businesses is therefore the risk of introducing Internet of Things (IoT) devices to the enterprise.
News • Nov 22, 2019 18:34 UTC
The Lord Mayor of London, William Russell, has kicked off his tour of Manchester with a visit to NCC Group. The tour, which is the first trip of his Mayoralty, aims to strengthen financial and business ties between London and the north of England, and will see the Lord Mayor meeting with senior politicians, entrepreneurs and businesses based in the region.
News • Nov 18, 2019 09:00 UTC
NCC Group has been announced as a founding partner of the new Cyber Resilience Center, launched by Greater Manchester Police and Manchester Digital. This new not-for-profit venture supported by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority will work to keep Greater Manchester’s business community safe against cyber crime.
News • Nov 14, 2019 21:38 UTC
NCC Group is set to build a more secure future for open source software as a member of the GitHub Security Lab, which will contribute resources, tooling, bounties and research to secure the global open source ecosystem.
News • Nov 11, 2019 13:50 UTC
The UK's 2020 CyberFirst Girls competition is approaching and registration opens on 2 December 2019. Over the years the competition has been running there has been a steady increase in the number of schools and the number of teams that each school has registered. This year there is an additional round and some of the challenges have been created by industry, including colleagues from NCC Group.
News • Oct 30, 2019 18:15 UTC
Our Fox-IT team has been awarded the Security Supplier of the Year award from Computable, a renowned and well-respected platform in the Netherlands. The award is testament to the work of our legal experts and their contribution to digital crime case law.
News • Oct 25, 2019 21:47 UTC
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has released its ‘Cyber: Keep the light on’ report, which assesses police forces’ effectiveness in tackling cyber-dependent crime.
News • Oct 23, 2019 22:12 UTC
The UK government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released its third annual report which celebrates the successes and milestones reached since its inception.