Future regulatory framework for medical devices in the UK
As the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MRHA) request views on how medical devices could be regulated across the UK in the future, we share our thoughts on the key elements to consider.
NCC Group welcomes UK Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill
The UK Government has introduced the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill to Parliament, paving the way for new security requirements on ‘consumer connectable products’ to better protect UK home devices from hackers. We take a look into what may be in store.
Home is where the hack is?
Smart products, such as doorbells, wireless cameras and alarms, have been increasingly popular purchases for consumers in recent years. The products can bring a range of efficiencies into the home, but a recent investigation from independent UK consumer body, Which?, shows that they could also present security and privacy risks.
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.
UK Government publishes National AI Strategy
NCC Group responds to the UK Government’s announcement on its AI strategy.
Formation flying: spotlight on aviation security
In our latest sector spotlight, we’ve teamed up with aviation security consultants 3DAssurance to look at cyber security for the aviation sector, revealing the need for a more holistic approach from all operational arms of the sector in order to effectively manage security risk in this period of rapid digitalisation and beyond.
GPS S.O.S: Making GPS technology safer
GPS tracking is now a part of our daily life - in our smartwatches, smartphones, pet trackers, vehicles satellite navigation and more. But what are the risks? Anna Reedman, security consultant, explores this.
Are dash cam users en-route to security risks?
We rely on dash cams to continuously record events that happen on the road, and to provide evidence in the event of road traffic incidents or accidents. But can we trust them to keep our data safe and secure? In our latest research with Which?, we put nine devices to the test and uncovered a number of issues.
Spyware for sale: what happens next?
When reports emerged of individuals being targeted by Pegasus spyware, it raised a host of ethical and moral questions around the impact of spyware and how it might affect the world in the future. Here, our global CTO, Ollie Whitehouse, explores what comes next.
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.
Honeypot research reveals the connected life might not be so sweet
Smart TVs, fridges, toothbrushes, heating, plugs, cameras, kettles – these are just a few of the connected devices that have made their way into our homes. But what are the security implications of introducing more of these smart devices into our homes? Our latest research with Which? and the Global Cyber Alliance delves into this.
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.