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'30 minutes' webinar series: Top security issues facing industrial control systems (ICS)

'30 minutes' webinar series: Top security issues facing industrial control systems (ICS)

News   •   Jun 08, 2020 16:53 BST

As part of our 30 minutes webinar series, Gaffri Johnson, senior security consultant at NCC Group, explores the common security risks facing ICS and what organisations can do to mitigate these threats.

NCC Group sponsors aviation security research project at Cranfield University

NCC Group sponsors aviation security research project at Cranfield University

News   •   Jun 03, 2020 16:41 BST

We’ve launched a research project with Cranfield University aimed at enhancing security across smart airports by identifying new approaches for detecting vulnerabilities and threats facing the aviation industry.

Cloud Resilience Webinar Series

Cloud Resilience Webinar Series

News   •   Jun 03, 2020 15:45 BST

Our cloud resilience webinar series explores how businesses can transition from reactive recovery measures to perusing more secure, proactive and resilient continuity plans through the Group’s assess, deploy and manage cloud resilience methodology.

Securing the next frontier in space technology in collaboration with the University of Surrey

Securing the next frontier in space technology in collaboration with the University of Surrey

News   •   Jun 03, 2020 14:10 BST

In a review of over 70 past satellite security incidents, experts at the University of Surrey and NCC Group have revealed significant cyber security risks to future satellite control and communication systems.

We are NCC Group: FortConsult has changed its name

We are NCC Group: FortConsult has changed its name

News   •   Jun 01, 2020 12:13 BST

​Since we acquired FortConsult back in 2014, it has continued to operate under the FortConsult name, but the time is now right for us to fully transition FortConsult to the NCC Group brand.

Seeing is believing – or is it? NCC Group collaborates with UCL on deepfake research

Seeing is believing – or is it? NCC Group collaborates with UCL on deepfake research

News   •   May 27, 2020 15:02 BST

Over the past few months, we’ve been working with University College London (UCL) students on deepfakes, to explore what the implications are for fakery in the context of cyber security. You can now read the full report here.

What the Covid-19 crisis teaches us about infosec

What the Covid-19 crisis teaches us about infosec

News   •   May 27, 2020 14:31 BST

As an InfoSec professional, Joseph Macmillan has noticed a few interesting phenomena and reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic from an individual, organisational, and governmental level, which can be compared to the everyday life of the InfoSec world. He takes us through how the Covid-19 pandemic is similar to a company network, and how it’s different.

30 Minutes webinar series: 2030: What does the future hold for cyber security?

30 Minutes webinar series: 2030: What does the future hold for cyber security?

News   •   May 22, 2020 11:21 BST

Following last week’s webinar, ‘The year is 2030: what has changed in cyber?’, our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, offers some insights into what cyber resilience could look like in 10 years’ time.

CISO Interview: Covid-19 has changed our approach to crisis management

CISO Interview: Covid-19 has changed our approach to crisis management

News   •   May 21, 2020 21:37 BST

We have interviewed some of Denmark’s leading CISOs about their experiences and reflections on being on a constant of high alert the past two months during COVID-19, and the impact it has on the approach to crisis management.

'30 Minutes' webinar series – TIBER – EU: Why you should care

'30 Minutes' webinar series – TIBER – EU: Why you should care

News   •   May 21, 2020 13:01 BST

As part of our 30 Minutes webinar series, our information security consultant and TIBER expert, Philippe Roy explains why your organisation should care about TIBER, how it can help you improve your security, and why you should dare to share the results from your own red team engagements with your peers.

Answering your cyber security questions on today’s connected society

Answering your cyber security questions on today’s connected society

News   •   May 20, 2020 16:53 BST

As part of our Always On, Always Here campaign, we’re launching a cyber security surgery to answer questions about today’s connected society including everything from smart cities to connected health.

New dates announced for CYBERUK 2021

New dates announced for CYBERUK 2021

News   •   May 19, 2020 16:20 BST

New dates for CYBERUK 2021 have been announced and we're proud to reconfirm our support as lead sponsor for the rescheduled event next year.

We all need a helping hand

We all need a helping hand

News   •   May 18, 2020 16:29 BST

While we quickly transitioned into full remote working across our Group we recognised the need to increase focus on health and well-being as part of our response activities…

Cyber Essentials: Helping our customers to build solid security foundations remotely

Cyber Essentials: Helping our customers to build solid security foundations remotely

News   •   May 13, 2020 14:05 BST

We’re constantly looking for new ways to support our customers through this period and beyond, and delivering our Cyber Essentials services remotely is one part of this. Our global head of Managed Vulnerability Security Services (MVSS), Thomas McDonald, gives us more details on how businesses can continue with their Cyber Essentials assessments.

'30 Minutes' webinar series – CISO in the time of Coronavirus – listen back

'30 Minutes' webinar series – CISO in the time of Coronavirus – listen back

News   •   May 12, 2020 15:41 BST

As part of our 30 Minutes webinar series, our global Chief Information Security Officer, Dominic Beecher takes us through what it’s like being a CISO in the time of Coronavirus – sharing reflections and useful hints and tips for coping throughout the pandemic and beyond.

Are you sitting comfortably? Don’t forget about security while working remotely

Are you sitting comfortably? Don’t forget about security while working remotely

News   •   May 06, 2020 17:07 BST

Most people have got into the swing of working from home by now, and with daily routines, video conferences and regular breaks firmly established as part of the average working day, it’s important that keeping on top of personal security hygiene remains front of mind.

UK Government aims to inspire the next generation of ‘cyber defenders’ during lockdown

UK Government aims to inspire the next generation of ‘cyber defenders’ during lockdown

News   •   May 01, 2020 20:25 BST

​In a bid to take advantage of a captive audience of teenagers during lockdown, the UK Government has today launched a virtual cyber school aimed at encouraging young people across the UK to test their mettle and see if they have what it takes to become one of the next generation of ‘professional cyber defenders’.

The cost of a data breach: revisited

The cost of a data breach: revisited

News   •   Apr 30, 2020 15:47 BST

We’ve released an updated version of our 2018 ‘The Economics of Defensive Security’ whitepaper, revaluating the economic impact of cyber-attacks against the cost of defences in the context of new risks and GDPR.

NCC Group supporting TechUK’s April webinar series

NCC Group supporting TechUK’s April webinar series

News   •   Apr 28, 2020 14:01 BST

This month we have been working in partnership with TechUK to deliver some important insights on a couple of key topics including operational resilience and the Cloud skills gap.

Celebrating the launch of the new CyberUp campaign website

Celebrating the launch of the new CyberUp campaign website

News   •   Apr 27, 2020 11:46 BST

Today, the CyberUp campaign - of which NCC Group is a core supporter - has launched its new website. The campaign, made up of a group of UK cyber security firms, academics, legal experts, industry groups, politicians and others, pushes for legal reform of the UK’s Computer Misuse Act, originally introduced in 1990. Click here to join us in helping us make The CMA fit for the 21st century!