NCC Group to lead Technical Masterclass at CYBERUK 2022
Our long running support for CYBERUK continues again this year as lead sponsor of the new Technical Masterclass programme.
Viewpoint: Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework announcement
NCC Group Associate Director Stephen Bailey shares thoughts on the recent news about the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework, agreed on in principle by the US and EU, following the strike down of Privacy Shield in 2020.
Cyber security moves up the agenda, but one in three businesses suffer weekly cyber attacks according to new UK government report
We take a look at the results from the UK Government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2022 which found that one in three businesses (31%) now experience breaches or attacks at least once a week.
Next Generation Talent Programme – Diaries of a Junior Security Consultant
Get to know more about our latest cohort of Junior Security Consultants as we follow their journey through our six-month Next Generation Talent Programme.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – February 2022
We’ve identified that the number of victims of double extortion ransomware attacks increased 52.89% between January and February, representing a marked exit from the seasonal reduction in ransomware behaviour observed across December and January.
International Organization of Securities Commissions’ (IOSCO) consultation: Embedding resilience by design into the financial system
With the consultation closing last week, we take a look at the key items on the agenda and share the key points of our own response to the report.
Spotlight on: Building a sustainable and resilient future for digital currencies
Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) could provide a range of benefits to users, but there are cyber resilience challenges and considerations that must be addressed if they are to become a sustainable currency.
NCC Group welcomes new Scottish Cyber Co-ordination Centre
We share our thoughts on the new Scottish Cyber Co-ordination Centre (SC3) that will act as a recognised, authoritative and collaborative function to combat the accelerating threat of cyber attacks.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – January 2022
NCC Group’s monthly Threat Pulse report has identified a 37% decrease in ransomware victim numbers compared to December and highlights Lockbit 2.0 remains the prevalent threat actor.
Spotlight on Central Bank of Ireland Operational Resilience guidance
Central Bank of Ireland is the latest body to issue guidance to firms on the steps they should be taking to address vulnerabilities and weaknesses and mitigate risks in the financial system.
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.