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The only way is (Cyber)Up: bringing the UK’s cyber crime laws into the 21st Century

The only way is (Cyber)Up: bringing the UK’s cyber crime laws into the 21st Century

News   •   Jan 22, 2020 10:13 UTC

The Criminal Law Reform Now Network (CLRNN) has launched an independent report which calls for an urgent reform of the Computer Misuse Act (CMA) 1990, the legislation that effectively governs the UK’s cyber security industry today.   NCC Group, alongside other industry specialists, acted as expert editors for the report and will be supporting its parliamentary launch in the House of Commons. 

NCC Group joins Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champion programme

NCC Group joins Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champion programme

News   •   Jan 22, 2020 07:02 UTC

As part of our ongoing commitment to create a diverse and inclusive workplace, we have signed up to Stonewall’s Global Diversity Champion programme.

Tony Richardson appointed as country manager for NCC Group’s new Japan operation

Tony Richardson appointed as country manager for NCC Group’s new Japan operation

News   •   Jan 21, 2020 22:00 UTC

Tony Richardson has been appointed as NCC Group’s representative for its new operations in Japan, where he will be responsible for developing and executing the go-to-market business and sales strategy

NCC Group awarded TISAX security label for German car industry security assessments

NCC Group awarded TISAX security label for German car industry security assessments

News   •   Jan 21, 2020 16:14 UTC

NCC Group has been successfully accredited and awarded a security label from ENX to perform automotive security assessments for the German car manufacturing industry through the TISAX framework. https://enx.com/tisax

Running the risk: How we unleashed our version of NotPetya on global commodities trading firm, Trafigura

Running the risk: How we unleashed our version of NotPetya on global commodities trading firm, Trafigura

News   •   Jan 20, 2020 14:39 UTC

​Back in June 2017, the fast moving, data destroying NotPetya worm hit and rightly made organisations sit up and think about how they could defend against such an attack. NCC Group’s groundbreaking work around the NotPetya worm simulation with Trafigura features in this special edition of The Innovator. https://innovator.news/the-innovator-magazine-4ef4b3e6b39b

Turning the cyber spotlight on the senior leadership team

Turning the cyber spotlight on the senior leadership team

News   •   Jan 08, 2020 13:56 UTC

​Cyber Security is often likened to a stool, with the three legs representing people, processes and technology. In business and the public sector, creating the right balance of investment between these three vital components is the greatest challenge faced by cyber security decision makers today.

NCC Group achieves top-tier partner status with Splunk

NCC Group achieves top-tier partner status with Splunk

News   •   Jan 07, 2020 12:09 UTC

NCC Group promoted to highest level of Splunk’s partnership programme.

NCC Group named security assessment partner for Google’s Gmail

NCC Group named security assessment partner for Google’s Gmail

News   •   Dec 19, 2019 14:58 UTC

NCC Group has officially been named as one of the security assessment partners for Google’s free email service, Gmail.

NCC Group Sponsors Successful DVLA Code Challenge 2019

NCC Group Sponsors Successful DVLA Code Challenge 2019

News   •   Dec 19, 2019 14:26 UTC

Recently we were involved in DVLA's Code Challenge initiative, which enables interested pupils across Wales to develop their problem solving, communication and teamwork skills as well as improve their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and innovative way.

The Black Team saves Christmas Part two: the breach 

The Black Team saves Christmas Part two: the breach 

News   •   Dec 13, 2019 07:51 UTC

With time running short, it was time to make our move on the naughty and nice lists. Upon approaching the reception with the same cheery demeanour as the other elves, we noticed a pile of new elf passes on the desk...

Have yourself a secure and connected Christmas

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.

The Black Team saves Christmas - Part one: surveillance

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…

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Lord Mayor of London visits NCC Group HQ on first visit to Manchester

Lord Mayor of London visits NCC Group HQ on first visit to Manchester

News   •   Nov 22, 2019 18:34 UTC

The Lord Mayor of London, William Russell, has kicked off his tour of Manchester with a visit to NCC Group. The tour, which is the first trip of his Mayoralty, aims to strengthen financial and business ties between London and the north of England, and will see the Lord Mayor meeting with senior politicians, entrepreneurs and businesses based in the region.

New Cyber Resilience Centre launches to secure future of Greater Manchester businesses

New Cyber Resilience Centre launches to secure future of Greater Manchester businesses

News   •   Nov 18, 2019 09:00 UTC

NCC Group has been announced as a founding partner of the new Cyber Resilience Center, launched by Greater Manchester Police and Manchester Digital. This new not-for-profit venture supported by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority will work to keep Greater Manchester’s business community safe against cyber crime.

NCC Group to boost open source security as part of GitHub Security Lab

NCC Group to boost open source security as part of GitHub Security Lab

News   •   Nov 14, 2019 21:38 UTC

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.