Topics: Technology, general
Safety, Security, Privacy & Prompts: Cyber Resilience in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
NCC Group releases new whitepaper ‘Safety, Security, Privacy & Prompts: Cyber Resilience in the Age of Artificial Intelligence’ to assist those wishing to better understand how AI applies to cyber security.
Melissa: samenwerkingsverband ransomwarebestrijding
Fox-IT (onderdeel van NCC Group), het Openbaar Ministerie (OM), de politie, het Nationaal Cyber Security Centrum (NCSC), Cyberveilig Nederland en diverse andere private partijen uit de cybersecuritysector hebben vandaag het convenant ‘Melissa’ ondertekend. Melissa is een samenwerkingsverband tussen deze publieke en private partijen om ransomwareaanvallen te bestrijden. Het gezamenlijke doel is om
NCC Group launches Online Exposure Monitoring (OXM) service to help organisations identify emerging and potential attacks across the clear, deep, and dark web
NCC Group, a global leader in cyber security, has launched a new continuous Online Exposure Monitoring (OXM) service to give organisations increased visibility and understanding of their digital exposure across the clear, deep and dark web so they can prioritise efforts to reduce their online risk as quickly as possible.
Preliminary unaudited results for the year ended 31 May 2023
NCC Group plc reports its full year results for the 12 months to 31 May 2023 (“the full year”, “FY”, “2023”, “the year”).
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse - August 2023
Ransomware attacks down 22% in August after reaching record levels in July Lockbit was the most active threat actor in August, responsible for 125 of 390 total attacks Industrials (31%), Consumer Cyclicals (17%) and Technology (9%) were the most targeted sectors North America (47%) was the most targeted region, followed by Europe (28%) and Asia (15%)
Security of large language models (LLMs) - UK Parliament invites NCC Group’s Chris Anley as expert witness
Earlier this week, NCC Group’s Chief Scientist, Chris Anley gave evidence to the UK House of Lords Digital and Communications Committee about the cyber security risks governments should consider when it comes to the regulation of LLMs and other forms of generative AI.
NCC Group partners with Empowering You to build powerful communities of female cyber security leaders
NCC Group is continuing its partnership with Empowering You, a unique cross-sector initiative in the UK, backed by industry and government, to help build communities of diverse, authentic, female leaders in digital and cyber security.
NCC Group inputs into UK Parliament inquiry into large language models (LLMs)
This week, the UK Parliament Digital and Communications Committee closed its call for written contributions to its inquiry into the regulation of large language models (LLMs). Here, Chief Scientist, Chris Anley covers some of the key points from NCC Group’s submission.
NCC Group announced as TikTok's Project Clover trusted technology provider
Today we have been announced as the independent third-party security provider for TikTok’s Project Clover - a program focused on creating and maintaining a secure enclave for data belonging to TikTok’s 150 million users in Europe and the UK.
News Reaction – NCC Group responds to the UK Government’s review into the security of private telecoms networks
The UK Government recently launched a call for information exploring the security of private telecoms networks and possible government interventions to improve their overall resilience. Here, Group Head of Strategy and Public Affairs, Katharina Sommer outlines some of the key points from NCC Group’s submission.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse - July 2023
July 2023 saw record levels of ransomware attacks carried out, with 502 observed by NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team throughout the month. The findings mark a 154% increase year-on-year (198 attacks in July 2022), and a 16% rise on the previous month (434 attacks in June 2023).
News reaction: UK Cabinet Office highlights NCC Group contribution in National Cyber Strategy progress report
Following the publication of the UK Cabinet Office’s National Cyber Strategy progress report, we spoke to Group Head of Strategy and Public Affairs, Kat Sommer for her thoughts, and took the opportunity to discuss NCC Group’s contribution to the successful implementation of the Strategy's objectives to date.
NCC Group announced as an Assured Service Provider in latest NCSC Cyber Incident Response (CIR) scheme
NCC Group has been announced as one of the first six providers for new NCSC CIR Level 2 scheme to provide high-quality incident response to victims of a broad range of cyber-attacks.
News reaction: White House announces AI Cyber Challenge (AIxCC) at Black Hat USA
This week at the Black Hat USA Conference in Las Vegas, the White House announced its AI Cyber Challenge (AIxCC) with the goal of helping fix software vulnerabilities and enhance cyber security using AI.
UK Parliament Committee adopts NCC Group’s recommendations in report on ‘Connected tech: smart or sinister?’
This week, the UK Parliament Culture, Media & Sport Committee shared its final report on ‘Connected tech: smart or sinister?’ which adopted several of NCC Group’s recommendations about the cyber security risks of connected technologies and what can be done to mitigate them. Here, ‘expert witness’ Matt Lewis who helped to shape the report, comments.
NCC Group recognised with Microsoft verified Managed XDR Solution status
NCC Group today announced it has achieved Microsoft verified Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) solution status. This solution combines expert-trained technology with human-led services and has been verified by Microsoft engineers.
Spotlight on APRA’s cross-industry Prudential Standard CPS 230 Operational Risk Management
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the final new cross-industry Prudential Standard CPS 230 Operational Risk Management (CPS 230), and is set to go live on 1st July 2025 following industry consultation that commenced in July 2022. Here, Regulatory Compliance Solutions Lead, Wayne Scott, comments.
News Reaction – Australia seeks views on ‘safe and responsible’ AI regulation
The Australian Government recently launched a public discussion paper looking into how it might regulate AI. Here, Regional Director, Tim Dillon, outlines some of the key points from NCC Group’s submission to the paper.
News reaction: Bank for International Settlements (BIS) publishes Project Polaris outputs focusing on ‘secure and resilient’ CBDC systems
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) recently published outputs from Project Polaris including a security and resilience framework, and Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) threat modelling guidance to support central banks in their CBDC development efforts. Here, Regulatory Compliance Solutions Lead, Wayne Scott, and Deputy Director of Commercial Research, Jon Renshaw, comment.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse - June 2023
Ransomware attacks continue to hit record levels with 434 attacks in June 2023, a 221% increase on the same period last year • Threat actor Clop claims 90 victims in June, following exploitation of MOVEit vulnerability • Industrials (33%), Consumer Cyclicals (12%) and Technology (9%) most targeted sectors • North America (51%) most targeted region, followed by Europe (27%) and Asia (9%)