National Cyber Security Centre

NCSC stresses importance of cybersecurity

The UK’s cyber chief has recently signalled that the nation’s critical infrastructure is ‘enduring and significant’ amid a rise of state-aligned groups, an increase in aggressive cyber security and ongoing geopolitcal challenges. In its latest Annual Review, recently published, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – which is a part of GCHQ – warned that …

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CAA focuses

CAA focuses on cybersecurity with introduction of ASSURE

Nettitude have recently announced a new accreditation with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Crest called ASSURE, the introduction of which provides a new cybersecurity audit model for third parties providing services to the aerospace industry. Within this, there are a new set of requirements that ensure cybersecurity providers are subject to a rigorous and …

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silicon valley

UK cyber entrepreneurs meet world’s experts in Silicon Valley

An exciting mix of innovative start-ups are flying the flag for the UK at a prestigious conference on cyber security in California’s Silicon Valley. Seven companies from the NCSC’s Cyber Accelerator programme are pitching to prospective clients at the IT security conference. The seven companies are supported by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) under …

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silicon valley

UK cyber entrepreneurs meet world’s experts in Silicon Valley

An exciting mix of innovative start-ups are flying the flag for the UK at a prestigious conference on cyber security in California’s Silicon Valley. Seven companies from the NCSC’s Cyber Accelerator programme are pitching to prospective clients at the IT security conference. The seven companies are supported by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) under …

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UK telecoms network

New plans set to safeguard UK telecoms network

Yesterday Ministers determined that UK operators should put in place additional safeguards and exclude high risk vendors from parts of the telecoms network that are critical to security. High risk vendors are those who pose greater security and resilience risks to UK telecoms networks. The Prime Minister chaired a meeting of the National Security Council …

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Andy Barratt

Attention! Why ex-services personnel should be at the front line of cybersecurity

Not being able to access the right skills poses a severe threat to the security of UK businesses. Here, Andy Barratt, UK managing director at cybersecurity consultancy Coalfire, looks at the potential for ex-servicemen and women to bridge the skills gap A recent study by the UK government found that four out of every five …

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