UK Government publishes regulations that will enact the UK Product Security and Telecoms Infrastructure Act
Last week, the UK Government published the regulations that will enact the UK Product Security and Telecoms Infrastructure Act. Here, Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms, James Williams, shares his thoughts on the new legislative framework with a deadline of 29 April 2024 for compliance.
News reaction: UK Government publishes Wireless Infrastructure Strategy
As the UK Government publishes its Wireless Infrastructure Strategy outlining plans for putting wireless connectivity at the heart of new and existing infrastructure, we take a look at some of the key points of the strategy and share thoughts from James Williams, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, NCC Group.
NCC Group appointed as Authorised Test Laboratory for the GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)
We are delighted to announce our recent authorisation by GSMA as the only UK based Security Test Laboratory for the global GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS).
NCC Group, PSM and University of Oxford team up for cyber security in sport research
NCC Group and Phoenix Sport & Media Group (PSM) have kicked off a new research project, teaming up with The Oxford Researcher Strategy Consultancy (University of Oxford) to delve into the world of cyber security in professional sport.
Welcoming the EU Cyber Resilience Act: a more secure digital future for Europe
Jameson Hyde, Technical Director at NCC Group, shares thoughts on proposals for the EU Cyber Resilience Act and what they mean for the increased security and safety of our connected future.
Connected tech: smart or sinister? UK Parliament Committee invites NCC Group’s Matt Lewis as expert witness
On 11 October, NCC Group Commercial Research Director Matt Lewis gave evidence to the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee about the cyber security risks of connected technologies and what can be done to mitigate them.
Fake antivirus, Sharkbot circles back onto Google Play store
Back in February 2022, our Fox-IT threat intelligence team discovered a new generation banking Trojan, posing as a fake Android antivirus cleaner, known as SharkBotDropper, in the Google Play store. Last month, the team detected a new version of this malware dropper active in two apps on the Google Play store, with over 60,000 installations between them.
Future of transport mobility - keeping the sector safe and secure
After being appointed vice chair of the techUK Intelligent Mobility and Transport Steering Board , Dr Liz James, senior security consultant at NCC Group, discusses her new role and its impact on the cyber security community.
NCC Group appointed as global auditor for GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)
We are delighted to announce our recent appointment as one of only two global auditors for the GSMA Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)
NCC Group uncovers Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) vulnerability that puts millions of cars, mobile devices and locking systems at risk
Our research shows that systems that people rely on to guard their cars, homes and private data are using Bluetooth proximity authentication mechanisms that can be easily broken with cheap off-the-shelf hardware.
Putting the brakes on e-scooter security flaws with Which?
In a recent research project on e-scooters with independent consumer body Which? we found multiple security flaws that could enable hackers to access users’ data, increase e-scooters’ speed and activate their brakes remotely.
Global cyber security landscape – what to expect in 2022
We’ve interviewed industry leaders from our four key geographies – the UK, the Asia and-Pacific (APAC) region, North America and Europe – to understand the key developments in each region over the last twelve months, and what we might expect from the year ahead and beyond.