Introducing our Mental Health First Aiders
January can be a challenging month for everyone and supporting our colleagues’ wellbeing is the number one priority to us. Earlier this week we announced the launch of our new Mental Health First Aider network to colleagues across the Group. With over 40+ MHFAs globally, we’re providing a network of trained volunteers equipped to guide and support any of our colleagues who may need help.
Helping SMEs to zero in on the risks
We take a look at what SMEs should be thinking about as they revisit and re-evaluate the decisions that were made if they were forced to accelerate their digital transformation last year.
NCC Group recognised as 'large established player' in Managed Detection and Response (MDR) by independent research firm
Now Tech on Managed Detection and Response aims to help security and risk professionals understand the value they can expect from an MDR provider.
Why ATM security has never gone out of style
Despite a rise in internet-based and cashless banking, ATM security remains as important as ever. Here, Daniel Calvo, Senior Security Consultant, explores the evolution of ATM security and how we can keep these machines secure in the years to come.
NCC Group wins MDR deal worth over EUR 25m to secure university systems across the Netherlands
NCC Group has today announced a partnership with SURF – the IT cooperative for education and research across the Netherlands – to provide 24/7 security incident and event management (SIEM) and security operation centre (SOC) services over the next five years.
How can I materially improve my organisation’s security posture?
In this article from the latest issue of our Insight Space series, Technical Associate Director Lloyd Brough explains how security teams can rapidly reduce their cyber risk by prioritising and fixing security weaknesses and make high-quality security improvements.
NCC Conversations: LGBTQIA+ definitions around the world
As part of our NCC Conversations focus on LGBTQIA+ and inclusion, we’re exploring and challenging the common “too many letters” narrative by discussing the rationale behind some common and not so common acronyms and labels.
Looking back to look forward: predictions for 2021
With the new year just around the corner, we decided to stop and take stock of how legislative measures and cyber security research have advanced to keep pace with the rapidly evolving cyber landscape. To start this process, we’re looking back at some of our most recent predictions to see how they’ve progressed and whether our research is contributing to making the world safer and more secure.
Assessing the cyber risks of connectivity in the healthcare sector
The healthcare sector is more connected than ever. But what impact could this connectivity have on patient safety? We explored this in our latest whitepaper with The AbedGraham Group.
NCC Group partners with Scottish Business Resilience Centre to support SMEs
NCC Group is supporting a new dedicated cyber incident response helpline for UK SMEs, in partnership with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC), helping organisations across Scotland boost their resilience.
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?
NCC Conversations: Transgender Day of Remembrance
Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Here, Liz James, Chair of our LGBTQIA+ steering committee pays respects to trans people around the world who are no longer with us.
Insider Threat: An Enemy in the Ranks
Written by Sourya Biswas, Principal Security Consultant and Jared Snyder, Security Consultant, NCC GroupRecently, an attempt by a Russian crime syndicate to subvert a Tesla employee to plant ransomware in the company’s systems made the news. Thankfully, the employee was not tempted by the half a million dollars offered and instead reported the approach to the authorities. However, companies cannot
NCC Group secures position on G-Cloud 12 framework
NCC Group has secured its place on G-Cloud 12 – the procurement framework for the UK’s public sector.
Organisations to boost post-COVID resilience by increasing cyber budgets
New research from NCC Group reveals the challenges and spending priorities for 500 cyber security decision makers from a range of organisations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Introducing Joining the Dots: exploring our connected environment
As 2020 draws to a close, we’re exploring how this year has transformed our connected environment, and the way we live, work and connect with others.
Using OSINT to reunite families in the 2020 Missing Persons Hackathon
On Thursday, 29 October, a small team from NCC Group APAC joined over 100 other teams to take part in the 2020 National Missing Persons Hackathon. The Hackathon is run by Trace Labs, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to reunite missing persons with their families while training members in Open Source Intelligence (OSINT).
Building a sustainable future: reactions to the UK NCSC’s fourth annual review
To find out how the UK National Cyber Security Centre's (NCSC) recent achievements are making the world safer and more secure, and how governments and cyber security stakeholders around the world can build on them to create a more sustainable future, we sat down with NCC Group’s Chief Technical Officer, Ollie Whitehouse, and Head of Public Affairs, Kat Sommer.
NCC Conversations: Menopause – A personal journey that we need to talk about
As part of this month’s NCC Conversations focus on Gender, but more specifically mental and physical health at work, we’ll be exploring the menopause. In this blog, our colleague Yvonne Harley chats with Sara Farrington as they share their thoughts on why we need to talk about this at work.