News • Jun 17, 2019 19:48 UTC
Last week our managed security services team were the winners of Splunk’s Boss Of The SOC (BOTS) challenge, which pits some of the finest SOC teams in the country against each other to solve a range of cyber defensive and detection scenarios.
News • Jun 07, 2019 19:53 UTC
From the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s discovery of a cyber attack on the country’s three main political parties months before the parliamentary election, to the European Union’s cyber incident exercise ahead of the May elections, it’s clear that securing democratic processes from manipulation and malicious cyber activities is a global priority.
News • Jun 05, 2019 20:01 UTC
The UK Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has published a report, which reflects upon the progress of the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-21 and National Cyber Security Programme.
National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-21 progress report reinforces UK government’s commitment to making society a safer place to live and work
News • May 31, 2019 20:07 UTC
The government has published a progress report on its National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) 2016-21, which reflects on the successes of the strategy so far, and what lies ahead post-2021.
News • May 22, 2019 22:04 UTC
Ahead of the UK Cabinet Office’s expected publication of the National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) 2016 – 21 progress report, NCC Group sets out what we believe the government will and should focus on when reporting on the achievements of the last two and a half years, and how we expect future priorities to take shape.
News • May 01, 2019 20:15 UTC
New proposed legislation, launched by the UK’s Digital Minister Margot James, has been published to help improve the security of internet of things (IoT) devices. This includes the introduction of a new labelling system for products to help users understand how secure they are.
News • Apr 12, 2019 20:25 UTC
NCC Group has announced that it will be partnering with the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security for the Everyday at the Royal Holloway University of London, providing advice and guidance to researchers undertaking a PhD programme in cyber security.
News • Apr 08, 2019 20:31 UTC
The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published its long-awaited Online Harms whitepaper today, which outlines the government’s proposed measures to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online.
News • Apr 04, 2019 22:16 UTC
Cyber security is still a relatively young industry. However, in the book Superforecasting: The art and science of prediction, there is an interesting analogy, which can be drawn between medicine in the 1800s and the majority of modern day cyber security advice.
New DCMS Cyber Security Breaches Survey urges businesses and charities to take action to prevent cyber attacks
News • Apr 03, 2019 20:36 UTC
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the results of its 2019 Cyber Security Breaches Survey today, which measures how UK organisations approach cyber security and the impact of breaches.
News • Mar 25, 2019 20:43 UTC
Congratulations to NCC Group junior security consultant, Sophia McCall who last week secured a place as part of Team UK in the Cyber Security Challenge UK qualifier event.
News • Mar 19, 2019 22:38 UTC
APRA first announced the prudential standard in March 2018. The required entities (as defined by APRA) need to comply with the standard by July 1, 2019. Further, the suppliers of APRA regulated entities are also required to comply with the standard by July 1, 2020.
News • Mar 19, 2019 20:55 UTC
A strategy published by the Department for Transport (DfT) has set out the government’s approach to maximising the benefits of transport innovation in cities and towns, as well as nine principles which aim to guide the industry’s approach to emerging mobility technologies and services.
News • Mar 19, 2019 20:50 UTC
NCC Group’s Netherlands-based company Fox-IT has been awarded the 2019 European Product Line Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan, in recognition of its industry-leading cyber threat management systems.
News • Mar 18, 2019 20:59 UTC
The UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report which explores the next steps for the 2016 – 2021 National Cyber Security Programme (NCSP), highlighting the importance of maintaining a focus on security.
News • Mar 08, 2019 21:02 UTC
UK Parliament's Joint Committee for the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) has published its third report, which sets out the UK government's response to the strategy and recommendations published by the Committee in November 2018.
News • Mar 05, 2019 21:08 UTC
The government’s latest Cyber Governance Health Check, which looks at the approach of UK FTSE 350 companies to cyber security, has revealed that many board members still don’t fully understand the potential impact of a cyber attack.
News • Mar 01, 2019 22:49 UTC
The objectives may vary, but a Black Team challenges an organisation’s susceptibility to physical-based attacks, whether that be through social engineering, media drops, bypassing of barriers, attacking door controls and so on. The assessment itself may also be complemented by tactics such as surveillance, open source intelligence gathering, and the deployment of bugging devices.