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.
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.
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.
A day in the life of a virtual CISO: speaking the board’s language
What can you learn from being a virtual CISO? NCC Group senior advisor, Joss Howard, provides her insight into the world of a virtual CISO and key lessons around how security teams can speak the same language as their board.
Industrial Advisory Board position at Kings College London for Cristiano Corradini
Cristiano Corradini, Principal Security Consultant based in our Leatherhead office in the UK, has been appointed a position on the Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) at King's College London (KCL).
Staying cyber safe at University: tips from recent graduates
How can students keep themselves safe and secure while learning online? We asked two recent graduates at NCC Group, Sophia McCall and Sarah Kingham, to share their top security tips for students starting or returning to their studies at University.
NCC Group launches new Remediate service to strengthen clients’ security postures
Several clients have already taken advantage of the new offer, which provides immediate tactical action and long-term strategic support following testing, audit or breach.
What does cyber awareness look like today?
We invited you to share how you feel about staying safe online – and the results painted a fascinating picture of cyber awareness in 2020. Here’s what you told us.
Online Casino Roulette: spinning the wheel of misfortune
In our latest research, we turn our attention to the online roulette industry with a useful guide for those who build, maintain and test online roulette systems, detailing different types of online roulette, their potential vulnerabilities and the ways to detect them.
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.
NCC Group joins forces with industry leaders to improve security of open source software (OSS)
Today sees the launch of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) – a new industry collaboration driven by dedicated technologists who share a desire to improve the security of OSS. NCC Group is proud to be a founding member of the OpenSSF and to be playing an integral role in driving the foundation's mission forward.
Lights, camera, what about security?
Nearly two weeks ago, we released a technical advisory detailing how the TP-Link C200 IP camera could be exposed to the infamous Heartbleed bug. Today, Dale Pavey has released a full blog which delves into discoveries he made while assessing the security of popular Internet Protocol (IP) cameras.
Introducing Generation Cyber: making cyber security accessible for all
At NCC Group we are passionate about shaping a more sustainable future for cyber security and this month, we’re excited to launch our Generation Cyber campaign, which will focus on how cyber security knowledge can be made accessible for all generations.
Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Four: How you can make society safer and more secure
As part of our Always On, Always Here campaign, Matt Lewis, Research Director, explains how we can all contribute to making society safer and more secure. Watch the video and get in touch if you want to find out more.
Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Three: Connected Health
From typical threats to the impact of COVID-19 and our work to make the sector safer and more secure, Matt Lewis, Research Director, answers questions on connected health in part three of our new security surgery.
NCC Group welcomes DCMS call for evidence to improve consumer IoT security legislation
The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released a detailed call for evidence on the legislation that will mandate security requirements for consumer Internet of Things (IoT) devices. NCC Group's global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, shares his thoughts on this latest development for IoT security.
Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part Two: A Day in the Life
In this four-part series, Matt Lewis, Research Director, explains how the work we do shapes and secures our society in ways that you might not be aware of. Today, we’re focusing on everyday life. Watch the video or read the Q&A and get in touch if you want to find out more.
Security Surgery with Matt Lewis Part One: Smart Cities
In this four-part series, Matt Lewis, Research Director, explains how the work we do shapes and secures our society in ways that you might not be aware of. Today, we’re focusing on the biggest threats to smart cities and best practices for city planners. Watch the video or read the Q&A and get in touch if you want to find out more.