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Lord Mayor of London visits NCC Group HQ on first visit to Manchester

Lord Mayor of London visits NCC Group HQ on first visit to Manchester

News   •   Nov 22, 2019 18:34 GMT

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.

New Cyber Resilience Centre launches to secure future of Greater Manchester businesses

New Cyber Resilience Centre launches to secure future of Greater Manchester businesses

News   •   Nov 18, 2019 09:00 GMT

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.

NCC Group to boost open source security as part of GitHub Security Lab

NCC Group to boost open source security as part of GitHub Security Lab

News   •   Nov 14, 2019 21:38 GMT

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.

The UK's 2020 CyberFirst Girls competition opens soon

The UK's 2020 CyberFirst Girls competition opens soon

News   •   Nov 11, 2019 13:50 GMT

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.

Fox-IT wins 'Security supplier of the year' award

Fox-IT wins 'Security supplier of the year' award

News   •   Oct 30, 2019 18:15 GMT

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.

Cyber crime prevention has improved but co-operation is necessary to maintain momentum

Cyber crime prevention has improved but co-operation is necessary to maintain momentum

News   •   Oct 25, 2019 22:47 BST

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.

Three years in, the NCSC continues to make the UK a safer and more secure place to live

Three years in, the NCSC continues to make the UK a safer and more secure place to live

News   •   Oct 23, 2019 23:12 BST

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.

Disperse the fear, uncertainty and doubt and take charge of your cyber risk

Disperse the fear, uncertainty and doubt and take charge of your cyber risk

News   •   Oct 21, 2019 23:30 BST

Is the cyber security threat landscape based on fact or fiction? It’s just one question we posed to our own security experts Tim Anderson and Graham McElroy as we chatted to them to find out more about their thoughts on how organisations can reduce their cyber risk.

Take 10 on 10 for World Mental Health Day

Take 10 on 10 for World Mental Health Day

News   •   Oct 07, 2019 23:47 BST

On World Mental Health Day on 10 October, we’ll be encouraging colleagues to take 10 minutes out to reflect on their own mental health.

A glimpse into life at NCC through the eyes of a work experience student

A glimpse into life at NCC through the eyes of a work experience student

News   •   Oct 02, 2019 21:54 BST

​This year we have seen several A-Level students join us for one to two weeks, in our Manchester, Leatherhead and Cheltenham offices. Work experience is a brilliant opportunity for students to experience ‘a day in the life’ of an NCC Group colleague.

Outsourcing global cyber norms

Outsourcing global cyber norms

News   •   Sep 20, 2019 22:01 BST

Making cyberspace safe and secure on a global scale has long been on the agenda for the public and private sectors alike. So far, the responsibility for delivering this has mostly sat with governments, with the expectation being that organisations will comply with regulations that have been put in place by the state.

Colleagues take on the virtual long distance challenge for charity

Colleagues take on the virtual long distance challenge for charity

News   •   Sep 10, 2019 23:52 BST

There’s approximately 45,147 km (28,053 miles) between our global offices and over the next couple of months, our colleagues are taking up a challenge to run, walk, swim or cycle that distance to raise money for charity.

Staying secure in a changing agricultural landscape

Staying secure in a changing agricultural landscape

News   •   Sep 05, 2019 22:06 BST

​Agriculture is essential for modern society. Arguably, it has never been more important – with climate change, population growth, demographic changes, and water scarcity, it’s vital that the food industry adapts and adopts technology to meet the growing demands on the food supply chain and network.

NCC Group to support HIV charity George House Trust with pro-bono cyber security expertise

NCC Group to support HIV charity George House Trust with pro-bono cyber security expertise

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 23:56 BST

NCC Group is providing pro-bono cyber security expertise to HIV charity George House Trust as part of its ongoing Cyber in the Community initiative to support charitable organisations.

The cyber risk lurking in your office corner

The cyber risk lurking in your office corner

News   •   Aug 08, 2019 22:24 BST

The humble office printer has morphed over the years into a full-blown multifunction device capable of a huge range of activities. Today, many enterprise printers can print, scan, copy, fax and email, all within a footprint that’s similar to, or smaller than, conventional office printers.

Introducing Scout, NCC Group's new self-service cloud compliance platform

Introducing Scout, NCC Group's new self-service cloud compliance platform

News   •   Aug 07, 2019 00:04 BST

Our new client self-service platform ‘Scout’, used for checking public cloud configuration is now available via our Cyberstore. The agnostic tool allows users to monitor configuration of their Amazon Web Service (AWS), Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) public cloud deployments.

Microsoft and NCC Group just made moving to the cloud even easier

Microsoft and NCC Group just made moving to the cloud even easier

News   •   Jul 30, 2019 00:16 BST

Organisations can now embrace the cloud with confidence thanks to a new product developed by cyber security experts NCC Group and Microsoft.

Risky business: How better cyber security can future proof your business

Risky business: How better cyber security can future proof your business

News   •   Jul 25, 2019 22:36 BST

​With cyber threats now more ubiquitous than ever, investing in cyber security is crucial in order to protect both businesses and customers. This does not just mean investing in technology, but also in the people and processes that drive this forward and this must be appropriately planned, designed and implemented.

Black Team War Stories Part 4 (final): Textbook

Black Team War Stories Part 4 (final): Textbook

News   •   Jul 22, 2019 22:43 BST

In the final part of this Black Team war stories series Mark F explains how we were approached by a multinational R&D company, which returns a profit of billions per year. Their primary concern was unauthorised access to their laboratories and the reputational damage that could potentially be caused if members of the public broke in.

Don’t be driven by the fines of others

Don’t be driven by the fines of others

News   •   Jul 17, 2019 21:36 BST

​The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented in May last year. Despite a lot of talk around the high level of fines associated with the new legislation, there were not record numbers of penalties issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under the new data protection regime – in fact, just over 90 fines were issued in the following twelve months