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.
On the Road to Zero Trust in Transport: Introducing Automotive Ethernet
As part of our Always On, Always Here campaign, Security Consultant, Liz James, explains how Automotive Ethernet can make connected vehicles safer and more secure by providing opportunities for zero trust.
Securing the next frontier in space technology in collaboration with the University of Surrey
In a review of over 70 past satellite security incidents, experts at the University of Surrey and NCC Group have revealed significant cyber security risks to future satellite control and communication systems.
Seeing is believing – or is it? NCC Group collaborates with UCL on deepfake research
Over the past few months, we’ve been working with University College London (UCL) students on deepfakes, to explore what the implications are for fakery in the context of cyber security. You can now read the full report here.
Building a secure future for smart cities
We’ve pooled our expertise to present 'A Blueprint for Secure Smart Cities’, exploring why security should be built into every individual component of a smart city from the start, and the importance of town planners being transparent about privacy and safety.
Have yourself a secure and connected Christmas
In the run up to Christmas 2019, the consumer choice organisation Which? engaged us to assess the security of seven popular electronic and connected toys. This is an activity that Which? has performed across a few years, so provided an opportunity to see if any security improvements had been made across the connected toy industry in relation to preservation of the privacy and safety of children.
A technical review of connected toy security
Matt Lewis explains more on the assessment undertaken for the consumer choice organisation Which? to assess the security of seven popular electronic and connected toys in the run up to Christmas 2019.
NCC Group team score high in the world's first open 5G Cyber Security Hackathon
Our consultants, Philip Marsden and Ross Bradley demonstrated their skills last weekend when they came second in the 5G Ultrahack Ericsson challenge in Finland.
Security impact of IoT on the Enterprise
The way we use technology is becoming more integrated in all aspects of our daily lives and is steadily integrating within the enterprise environment. A core concern for businesses is therefore the risk of introducing Internet of Things (IoT) devices to the enterprise.
NCC Group to boost open source security as part of GitHub Security Lab
NCC Group is set to build a more secure future for open source software as a member of the GitHub Security Lab, which will contribute resources, tooling, bounties and research to secure the global open source ecosystem.
Staying secure in a changing agricultural landscape
Agriculture is essential for modern society. Arguably, it has never been more important – with climate change, population growth, demographic changes, and water scarcity, it’s vital that the food industry adapts and adopts technology to meet the growing demands on the food supply chain and network.
The cyber risk lurking in your office corner
The humble office printer has morphed over the years into a full-blown multifunction device capable of a huge range of activities. Today, many enterprise printers can print, scan, copy, fax and email, all within a footprint that’s similar to, or smaller than, conventional office printers.
Investing in cyber security of connected health
Connected Health is a rapidly growing area with huge innovative possibilities and potential. This is mostly due to the uptake of digital technologies in the health and medical fields that support diagnosis, treatment and management of health conditions
NCC Group to support Royal Holloway's Centre for Doctoral Training
NCC Group has announced that it will be partnering with the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security for the Everyday at the Royal Holloway University of London, providing advice and guidance to researchers undertaking a PhD programme in cyber security.
NCC Group launches Space Cyber Security Research Partnership with the University of Surrey
A research partnership has been set up by global cyber security expert NCC Group and the University of Surrey to advance security research within the space industry.
Virgin Media fixes Super Hub 3.0 security flaws
Virgin Media has fixed multiple vulnerabilities in its Super Hub 3.0 broadband modem, after a researcher from NCC Group, proved that they could enable hackers to remotely monitor network traffic and execute commands on the devices.
NCC Group supports new report on the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure
Global cyber security and risk mitigation expert, NCC Group, has welcomed a report into the Cyber Security of the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure (CNI). Published by the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy, the report provides an assessment of current cyber security challenges faced by the UK’s CNI and outlines how these can be addressed.