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Ransomware attacks increased 41% in November, says NCC Group
Thu, 22nd Dec 2022
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Analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team credits the increase to returning threat actor groups resurfacing and taking the lead in November.
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Ransomware attacks stabilise in April - NCC Group
Tue, 31st May 2022
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The number of victims of ransomware attacks appears to have stabilised during April 2022, according to NCC Group. 
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A 52.89% increase in ransomware attacks compared to January
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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According to NCC Group's Strategic Threat Intelligence team, ransomware attacks increased by 52.89% compared to January. 
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Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
Thu, 24th Feb 2022
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The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
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ALPHV revealed as most advanced threat actor yet while ransomware attacks on the decline
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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Global cyber security and risk mitigation firm, NCC Group, has identified a considerable decrease in ransomware attacks in December 2021.
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NCC Group saves businesses from third-party vendor fallout
Fri, 26th Nov 2021
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With Replicate & Recover, organisations can protect their business-critical assets against third-party vendor disruption and ensure that they can get back up and running quickly.
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Threefold increase in targeted ransomware attacks in 2021
Fri, 3rd Sep 2021
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"It is crucial for organisations to be proactive about their resilience."
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Organisations must pay off their post-pandemic cyber debt
Thu, 11th Mar 2021
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Budget cuts, redundancies, delays to cyber resilience projects and increased remote working in the last 12 months could all have increased organisations' risk of a cyber attack in 2021.
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Why organisations should wise up to the DDoS extortion trend
Mon, 26th Oct 2020
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While it is essential to have a DDoS mitigation solution in place, it’s also important to test that it works as expected, writes NCC Group director of technical security consulting for Asia Pacific Tim Dillon.
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How to secure your business against DDoS Attacks
Mon, 26th Oct 2020
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With the upward trend of DDoS attacks this year, and an increased dependency on online channels across all industries, businesses need to be prepared, so they don’t suffer any disruption. 
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The three-pronged security approach that confronts security breaches head-on
Mon, 26th Oct 2020
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Having these three processes working in tandem is key to cushioning the blow of a breach - which, if insufficiently protected, can take on average 279 days to contain and costs an average of almost US$4 million.
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NCC Group chosen to help improve IoT security standards for all sectors
Thu, 25th Jun 2020
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“At NCC Group, security is in our DNA and that's why we're excited to work with the ioXt Alliance in raising security standards within the IoT ecosystem."
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UK's cybersecurity laws 'crying out for reform'
Wed, 29th Jan 2020
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"The Computer Misuse Act is crying out for reform. It needs to be future- and technology-proofed to ensure it can meet the challenges of protecting the embedded internet-based culture we all live in and depend on."
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Popular enterprise printers riddled with security risks
Thu, 15th Aug 2019
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Researchers from NCC Group analysed different aspects of six mid-range enterprise printers manufactured by HP, Ricoh, Xerox, Lexmark, Kyocera, and Brother. 
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How a virtual CISO can become part of a managed security regime
Mon, 13th May 2019
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Security-as-a service is a particularly compelling option for smaller businesses that perhaps do not yet have the resources to adequately maintain a cybersecurity regime internally.
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How to stop phishing attacks – NCC Group
Thu, 9th May 2019
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Far from becoming obsolete in the face of new cybersecurity software and systems, phishing is just as effective now as it always has been.
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Extreme phishing: The rise of SMS scams & SMiShing around the globe
Wed, 18th Jul 2018
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Like phishing, SMiShing are scams that encourage users to urgently click on a link or respond directly with their personal and sensitive details.
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UK security provider NCC Group sets up shop in Singapore
Tue, 7th Feb 2017
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UK-based cyber security and risk mitigation provider NCC Group has opened a new office in Singapore as the company continues worldwide expansion.
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