Have yourself a secure and connected Christmas

News   •   Dec 10, 2019 05:24 UTC

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

Blog posts   •   Dec 10, 2019 05:19 UTC

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.

Virtual Payment Cards, in scope or out-of-scope for PCI DSS?

Blog posts   •   Dec 08, 2019 19:02 UTC

With increased demand for virtual card capabilities from Australian businesses, merchants and service providers, we keep being asked by our customers whether virtual payment cards are subject to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). If they are, what would be the impact and their obligation against the payment standard? Mohammad Daneshvar explores...

The Black Team saves Christmas - Part one: surveillance

News   •   Dec 06, 2019 10:52 UTC

On a cold winter day, NCC Group’s Black Team began one of their most challenging operations to date - testing of a high-profile client based in the North Pole. Read on for a festive tale complete with elves, hot chocolate, and a compromised sleigh…

The best way to improve your cyber security? Outline where you are now and roadmap to your target state.

Blog posts   •   Dec 04, 2019 18:16 UTC

As anyone working in cyber security knows, 100% threat prevention/mitigation is a myth. One question we hear time and time again is, “how much security is enough?” Sourya Biswas explains why there are so many different ways to answer this...

NCC Group team score high in the world's first open 5G Cyber Security Hackathon

News   •   Dec 04, 2019 13:26 UTC

Our consultants, Philip Marsden and Ross Bradley demonstrated their skills last weekend when they came second in the 5G Ultrahack Ericsson challenge in Finland.

Cyber security, online harms and new technologies in the UK political parties’ manifestos

News   •   Nov 30, 2019 17:19 UTC

We’ve taken a look at the manifestos of the nationally significant UK political parties contesting the 2019 General Election to understand their commitment to cyber security.

NCC Group Black Friday - PHISHING EXPOSED! DON’T MISS OUT! - For a limited time only

News   •   Nov 29, 2019 07:00 UTC

We’re not here to rain on your parade and we don’t believe in the scare factor, we’re here to keep you safe through the holiday season. All it takes is a little prep and vigilance on your part and it won’t cost you a penny.

The do’s and don’ts of cyber security insurance

News   •   Nov 27, 2019 23:37 UTC

Cyber security does not exist for its own sake; it’s ultimate aim is to help businesses manage risk. Risk Management 101 tells us there are four possible ways to respond to a risk.

Security impact of IoT on the Enterprise

News   •   Nov 27, 2019 23:04 UTC

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.

Upcoming events 2 events

11 Dec 15:35

STIC CCN-CERT - When a pentester meets machine learning

Dec 11, 15:35 - 16:05 UTC
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13 Jan 10:00

Reforming the Computer Misuse Act

Jan 13, 10:00 - 14:00 UTC
10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD

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