New whitepaper: how can digital footprints make us vulnerable to cyber crime?
In this post, we speak to Matt Lewis, commercial research director at NCC Group, about our latest whitepaper which explores how our digital footprints can make us vulnerable to cyber crime.
UK government announces plans for new IoT security law
Today, the UK government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published its response to its call for evidence seeking feedback on proposals to regulate the cyber security of consumer smart products. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, responds to this announcement in this post.
NCC Group forges partnership with CybSafe to boost awareness of human cyber risk
NCC Group has partnered with cyber security and data analytics company, CybSafe, to drive awareness of human cyber risk, improve security habits and help decrease the number of people-related security incidents.
Research spotlight: Hardware and embedded systems
We recently published our annual research report – a look back at our work over the last year. In our follow up research spotlight series, we’re looking into some of the key areas in a little more detail – and in this instalment, we hear from Rob Wood, technical vice president at NCC Group, for more on our research into hardware and embedded systems.
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.
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.
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.