The role of the NCSC in cyber security

2018-06-08T09:17:20+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

The role of the NCSC in cyber security The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was officially opened in February 2017, although it had actually been operational since October 2016. It comes under the aegis of GCHQ and includes some existing GCHQ staff and has absorbed some staff from other government organisations, along with [...]

State-controlled hardware and hackers: how safe is the UK’s infrastructure?

2018-05-02T11:17:48+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , , |

State-controlled hardware and hackers: how safe is the UK’s infrastructure? Cyber attacks are nothing new and it’s been many years since they moved out of the realm of science fiction and into the reality of the everyday world. Up until this point, cyber attacks have largely been attributed (officially at least) to cybercriminals, acting [...]