MySwitch2Cyber: Maintenance Technician to Associate Security Consultant
In the next instalment of our MySwitch2Cyber blog, our talent attraction team sat down with John Graf from our North American team to hear about his switch from a career as a Maintenance Technician to Associate Security Consultant
NCC Conversations: Men’s mental health
As part of our NCC Conversations series, our colleague Mitch shares his experiences with his mental health to raise the important topic of men's mental health.
NCC Group shares Cyber Insights series on the NatWest Business Hub
Here at NCC Group we are delighted to be part of the NatWest Business Hub to provide our cyber resilience focused content series to help guide businesses and offer them useful insights.
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.
Three key reflections from CYBERUK 2022
Kat Sommer, Head of Public Affairs, reflects on this year’s CYBERUK and two days of conversations centred around the changing nature of ‘the cyber challenge’, as we move away from a period of rebuilding the digital landscape after the pandemic.
Mike Maddison appointed Chief Executive Officer of NCC Group
NCC Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Maddison as Chief Executive Officer following Adam Palser’s decision to step down after more than four and a half years in the role.
My Path to Progression: Talent Acquisition to Security Consulting
In the second instalment in our Path to Progression series, our Talent Attraction team spoke to James Durham to hear more about his journey so far and how he made the move from a Technical & Security Sourcing Executive in our Talent Acquisition Team to becoming a Senior Security Consultant.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – March 2022
The number of victims of ransomware attacks increased by 53% in March to 283, as compared to February’s 185, according to NCC Group’s strategic intelligence team. This represents a 38% growth in attacks from the same period last year (March 2021: 204 incidents).
Monetary Authority of Singapore to gain new powers to enforce technology risk management requirements
With laws passed this month that will award the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) with new powers to enforce technology risk management requirements for financial institutions, we discuss how escrow continues to be the most recommended and proportional way to regulate technology risk.
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.
MySwitch2Cyber: Childcare Specialist to Junior Security Consultant
In the second instalment of our MySwitch2Cyber blog series, Kamela Jaafar sat down with Emma Hackett from our UK team to hear about her journey from a career as a Childcare Specialist to becoming a Junior Security Consultant.
Supply chain security risks are providing a back door for hackers
Organisations have an opportunity to reduce their third-party risk by clarifying whether they or their suppliers are responsible for supply chain risk management, according to new global research of 1400 cyber security decision makers by NCC Group.
Path to Progression: Sales to Learning & Development
Through our Path to Progression blog series, we’re sharing colleague stories about how they have developed, changed and grown their career within NCC Group. For our first interview, our Talent Attraction team spent time with Natasha Gardner to hear more about her journey so far and how she made the move from Inside Sales to Pre-Sales to now finding her home in Learning & Development.
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.
Menopause: Creating a platform for conversation
Back in October 2020 we hosted the first ever, open conversation about the Menopause, with nutritionist, Menopause coach and founder of Take a Pause – Simone Burgon. Continuing our work with Simone, we’ve built a menopause library to support colleagues at whatever stage of the journey they are on.
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.
MySwitch2Cyber: Recruitment to security
Our MySwitch2Cyber blogs share the inspiring stories of colleagues who joined NCC Group at the start of their cyber security journey from diverse and non-traditional career backgrounds. Here we chat to Nick Guevara from our North American team to hear about his journey from Recruitment Consultant to Associate Security Consultant .