Making wireless infrastructure safer and more secure
As IoT and the roll out of 5G continue to present new opportunities for businesses and individuals around the world, society and the economy’s reliance on wireless connectivity is set to grow. Here, NCC Group responds to the UK Government’s recent call for evidence, helping to shape its Wireless Infrastructure Strategy.
UK Government launches National Cyber Strategy
The UK government has published its National Cyber Strategy, which sets out its vision for how the country can continue to be a leading cyber power. Here, NCC Group’s Global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, outlines how the cyber industry can help to build a safer and more secure nation.
Making the UK a tech and science superpower: what can businesses take from the UK’s Budget?
Yesterday in the UK parliament, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the new Autumn Budget and three-year Spending Review, which set out the government’s ambition to make the UK a global technology and science superpower. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, comments.
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.
Three key reflections from CYBERUK 2021
Kat Sommer, head of public affairs, reflects on this year’s CYBERUK 2021 and how we can build a prosperous and resilient UK after COVID-19.
UK Government announces formal review of the Computer Misuse Act
At the CYBERUK 2021 conference, UK Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that the Government will be conducting a formal review of the Computer Misuse Act (CMA). Our global CTO Ollie Whitehouse and head of public affairs, Katharina Sommer react to this news.
CYBERUK 2021: The power of diversity of skills, technology and thought in securing society
In the opening plenary of CYBERUK 2021, NCC Group’s CEO Adam Palser and Global CTO Ollie Whitehouse shared their thoughts on the diversity of skills, technology and thought required to build a resilient, safe and secure society.
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.
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 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 comments on the UK Government’s new Telecoms Diversification Taskforce report
NCC Group’s head of TMT, James Williams, gives his view on a new report from the Telecoms Diversification Taskforce, an independent group set up by the UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
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.
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.
Integrated Review: the UK’s future as a cyber power
The UK government has released its Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, which sets out a framework for policy in the coming years that will help shape the nation’s position on the global stage. Our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse reacts to this news.
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.
NCC Group and UK Small Charities Coalition celebrate one year of cyber partnership
NCC Group, is celebrating one year of its formal partnership with the UK’s Small Charities Coalition (SCC), which began with the sole aim of boosting the cyber resilience of small charities across the UK.
NCC Group partners with Scottish Business Resilience Centre to support SMEs
NCC Group is supporting a new dedicated cyber incident response helpline for UK SMEs, in partnership with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC), helping organisations across Scotland boost their resilience.
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.
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.
The Computer Misuse Act (CMA) turns 30 years old
Today marks 30 years since the Computer Misuse Act (CMA) received royal assent in the UK. Since 1990, our physical and cyber worlds have evolved drastically, meaning that the Act is now out of date. To mark this occasion, we sat down with our head of public affairs, Katharina Sommer, to find out more about the CMA – including why we should care about it, and what needs to change.