Welcoming the EU Cyber Resilience Act: a more secure digital future for Europe
Jameson Hyde, Technical Director at NCC Group, shares thoughts on proposals for the EU Cyber Resilience Act and what they mean for the increased security and safety of our connected future.
Connected tech: smart or sinister? UK Parliament Committee invites NCC Group’s Matt Lewis as expert witness
On 11 October, NCC Group Commercial Research Director Matt Lewis gave evidence to the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee about the cyber security risks of connected technologies and what can be done to mitigate them.
Fake antivirus, Sharkbot circles back onto Google Play store
Back in February 2022, our Fox-IT threat intelligence team discovered a new generation banking Trojan, posing as a fake Android antivirus cleaner, known as SharkBotDropper, in the Google Play store. Last month, the team detected a new version of this malware dropper active in two apps on the Google Play store, with over 60,000 installations between them.
Future of transport mobility - keeping the sector safe and secure
After being appointed vice chair of the techUK Intelligent Mobility and Transport Steering Board , Dr Liz James, senior security consultant at NCC Group, discusses her new role and its impact on the cyber security community.
NCC Group appointed as global auditor for GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)
We are delighted to announce our recent appointment as one of only two global auditors for the GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)
NCC Group uncovers Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) vulnerability that puts millions of cars, mobile devices and locking systems at risk
Our research shows that systems that people rely on to guard their cars, homes and private data are using Bluetooth proximity authentication mechanisms that can be easily broken with cheap off-the-shelf hardware.
Putting the brakes on e-scooter security flaws with Which?
In a recent research project on e-scooters with independent consumer body Which? we found multiple security flaws that could enable hackers to access users’ data, increase e-scooters’ speed and activate their brakes remotely.
Global cyber security landscape – what to expect in 2022
We’ve interviewed industry leaders from our four key geographies – the UK, the Asia and-Pacific (APAC) region, North America and Europe – to understand the key developments in each region over the last twelve months, and what we might expect from the year ahead and beyond.
Cyber Security Strategy 2030 - what happens when an AI does the thinking?
We wanted to know what would happen if we fed a machine learning model the text from various nations’ cyber security strategies from the last five years, and trained it to write a global cyber security strategy based on what it had read.
Future regulatory framework for medical devices in the UK
As the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MRHA) request views on how medical devices could be regulated across the UK in the future, we share our thoughts on the key elements to consider.
NCC Group welcomes UK Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill
The UK Government has introduced the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill to Parliament, paving the way for new security requirements on ‘consumer connectable products’ to better protect UK home devices from hackers. We take a look into what may be in store.
Making the UK a tech and science superpower: what can businesses take from the UK’s Budget?
Yesterday in the UK parliament, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the new Autumn Budget and three-year Spending Review, which set out the government’s ambition to make the UK a global technology and science superpower. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, comments.