Subjects: Computer security
Spotlight on the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Technology Risk Management Guidelines
As part of our ‘Spotlight on’ series, we have been delving into the topic of operational resilience and third-party risk management within financial institutions. In this installment, Simon Fieldhouse, global managing director – Software Resilience, offers his insight into the latest version of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Technology Risk Management (TRM) guidelines.
So you want to work in cyber security?
There are many different types of jobs in cyber security. In this blog, Sourya Biswas, Technical Director here at NCC Group, gives some pointers for the different areas people may want to consider when thinking of a career in cyber security.
Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) – 5 key challenges to prepare for
The EU’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is expected to come into effect in 2023. DORA aims to simplify and update the rules on ICT risk management in the face of rapid technology adoption. Here we take a look at the key challenges organisations will face in order to comply.
News spotlight: Oil and gas pipelines a target for hackers – part one
Last week saw substantial cyber security developments for the oil and gas industries in the US. In the first of two articles, Damon Small, technical director at NCC group reacts to an advisory released by the CISA and FBI on a spear phishing and intrusion campaign carried out on 23 US oil and natural gas pipeline operators between 2011 to 2013 by Chinese state-sponsored hackers.
Executive Analysis: How to effectively respond to a ransomware attack in four key steps
In the latest issue of Insight Space, Lloyd Brough explains how to effectively respond to a ransomware attack in four key steps.
Virtual event playback: Is ransomware an exponential threat to society?
In our latest Big Three virtual event, Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security at Canon Europe, Keith McDevitt, Cyber Security Integrator at the Scottish Government and Katharina Sommer, Head of Public Affairs at NCC Group, joined Ade Clewlow, Senior Advisor at NCC Group to discuss the exponential threat of ransomware.
Executive Viewpoint: Defending your organisation from ransomware
In this executive viewpoint, Tim Rawlins discusses how the ransomware threat landscape is becoming increasingly complex, and what you can do to defend your organisation.
“Knock, knock! It’s the Covid inspectors!”
As workforces return to the office, there are a number of physical security considerations organisations need to make. In this blog, Jan Hutchins explores new tactics that could be used to breach offices, and what businesses can to do to protect themselves.
NCC Group adds Microsoft Azure Sentinel to its Managed Detection and Response (MDR) offering
Today we’re excited to announce a further development in our collaboration with Microsoft with the addition of Microsoft Azure Sentinel to our Managed Detection and Response (MDR) offering.
Research update: RM3 – Curiosities of the wildest banking malware
Recently, our Research and Intelligence Fusion Team (RIFT) published research findings on RM3, an advanced variant of the banking malware family known as Gozi, and uncovered Oceania as the top target for threat actor groups.
Webinar playback: are people your largest untapped resource for cyber resilience?
In our webinar ‘are people your largest untapped resource for cyber resilience?’ we discuss how we can create a more diverse and inclusive sector, address the cyber security skills gap, and make people more capable when it comes to cyber security.
News spotlight: What can we learn from the US Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack?
On Friday 7th May, fuel supplies across North America were disrupted as the Colonial Pipeline, the major fuel pipeline connecting the East Coast, was attacked in the largest-known attack in US energy infrastructure. As the organisation’s systems begin to recover, Damon Small, technical director at NCC group, provides an overview of the attack and the lessons we can take from it.
Executive Analysis: Three actions to reduce your cyber security skills gap
Stephen Bailey looks at why despite multiple initiatives to address the cyber security skills gap in the last decade, it is still a major problem for organisations and how internal skills shortages are one of the main security challenges organisations are facing over the next six months.
Technical Viewpoint: Cyber resilience skills: please mind the gap
Ollie Whitehouse considers how cyber security has evolved into a complex profession with various sub specialisms and how the supply of talent to meet these needs has not generally kept pace with demand.
Three key reflections from CYBERUK 2021
Kat Sommer, head of public affairs, reflects on this year’s CYBERUK 2021 and how we can build a prosperous and resilient UK after COVID-19.
CYBERUK 2021: The power of diversity of skills, technology and thought in securing society
In the opening plenary of CYBERUK 2021, NCC Group’s CEO Adam Palser and Global CTO Ollie Whitehouse shared their thoughts on the diversity of skills, technology and thought required to build a resilient, safe and secure society.
Building resilience into the digital transformation process
Worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies and services increased by as much as 10% in 2020, reaching $1.3 trillion. But how does widespread adoption affect operational resilience – and how can the legal sector support businesses? Tim Rawlins, Senior Adviser, explores this.
Smart doorbells – delivering the security you expect?
Smart doorbells are designed to make our lives easier and give us peace of mind about who may be approaching our homes – even when we’re out – but how secure are they?
20 years of research at NCC Group
NCC Group’s research forms a big part our mission to make the world safer and more secure. Today, we’re taking the opportunity to look back and point you to some of the research we’ve published over the last 20 years, and shine a light on some of the great outputs we have been excited and proud to showcase over the last year.