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Formation flying: spotlight on aviation security
In our latest sector spotlight, we’ve teamed up with aviation security consultants 3DAssurance to look at cyber security for the aviation sector, revealing the need for a more holistic approach from all operational arms of the sector in order to effectively manage security risk in this period of rapid digitalisation and beyond.
GPS S.O.S: Making GPS technology safer
GPS tracking is now a part of our daily life - in our smartwatches, smartphones, pet trackers, vehicles satellite navigation and more. But what are the risks? Anna Reedman, security consultant, explores this.
NCC Conversations: How can we reduce bias in artificial intelligence?
As part of our NCC Conversations series, we’ve been exploring the issue of systemic racism and how it impacts our industry, wider society, and the artificial intelligence technology that we use every day.
Spyware for sale: what happens next?
When reports emerged of individuals being targeted by Pegasus spyware, it raised a host of ethical and moral questions around the impact of spyware and how it might affect the world in the future. Here, our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, explores what comes next.
Securing the connected cars of the future
As the autonomy of connected vehicles increases and systems become more complex, this leads to more software vulnerabilities. Andy Davis, Global Transport Practice Director at NCC Group, gives us his insight into securing the connected cars of the future.
A Whole New World
It is no secret that the physical security world has taken a back seat during the pandemic, but now, as we return to the work place, secure environments face a new challenge. Here, we explore some of the key things for organisations to consider with the return back to the office.
Spotlight on Australia’s Security of Critical Infrastructure (SOCI) Act
As of this month, organisations operating in one of Australia’s 11 critical infrastructure sectors are required more significantly to contribute to the Australian Government’s vision for a “more secure online world for Australians”, or risk fines of up to $44,400 or prison sentences of up to two years for non-compliance.
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.
NCC Group launches flagship Partner Network
Through NCC Group’s Software Resilience Partner Network, software vendor partners can use NCC Group’s cloud and on-premise software resilience services to enhance their offering and support their customers to innovate and grow in a resilient, safe and secure way.
UK PRA publishes rules for outsourcing and third-party risk management
This week, the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published rules on outsourcing and third-party risk management. Following on from our ‘Spotlight on’ piece, our global managing director – software resilience at NCC Group, Simon Fieldhouse, reacts to this news.
Spotlight on the UK’s new operational resilience regulation
After years of consultation, the UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is set to publish new rules on outsourcing and third-party risk management this month. In our ‘Spotlight on’ series, Simon Fieldhouse explores what this means for the sector, its resilience, and the pace of digital transformation.
Organisations paying off post-pandemic compliance debt in 2021, according to NCC Group
Budget cuts, redundancies, delays to cyber resilience projects and increased remote working in the last 12 months could all have increased organisations’ risk of a cyber attack in 2021, according to new research into cyber security decision makers from NCC Group.
Spotlight on cyber security as a science
Evidence-based cyber resilience decisions can make a quantifiable difference when it comes to material improvements for the global business community, and for society as a whole. While we are still in the foothills of this becoming common practice, our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, explores the way that our approach to security is changing.
Ransoms and beyond
As attackers take advantage of the recent rapid digital transformation and move to remote working, Managing Security Consultant, Kenneth Yu, takes a look at some of the most commonly exploited services for ransomware attacks.
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.
Who is responsible for keeping my data secure?
As part of our recent Generation Cyber campaign, 43% of respondents told us that they felt that ‘owners of websites or apps’ were responsible for keeping their data secure. But who really is responsible for data security? We asked our head of public affairs, Kat Sommer.
The anti-cheat battle: who will be the winners in the electronic gaming world?
As the video gaming industry continues to grow, cheating remains a big problem – but what is the solution? In this article, Richard Appleby explores how the anti-cheat battle might play out.
FAQs on how to prepare for, prevent or detect a hack
On 30 July 2020, NCC Group Australia held a webinar on Cyber incident Response Planning, explaining how to prepare for, prevent or detect a hack. This blog provides responses to the Q&A questions asked by attendees during the webinar.
Schrems II judgement – what does it mean for privacy and personal data in the UK and US?
In the latest news concerning how the personal data of people in the EU is transferred to the United States, the European Court of Justice has ruled that the protections afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield are not adequate. In this article, we have simplified the case and decision to help you to understand the changes.
The link between patient safety and cyber security
Although the link between cyber security and patient safety could be considered obvious to some, there are still, perhaps, several key stakeholders that may not have these two views aligned closely enough. Stuart Kurutac, security consultant at NCC Group, explores how we can improve the awareness of the effect that cyber security issues pose to patient safety.