Neowin News Feed for: Ncsc https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/ncsc/ Neowin News Feed for: Ncsc en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net The UK government wants you to use passwords made of three random words https://www.neowin.net/news/the-uk-government-wants-you-to-use-passwords-made-of-three-random-words/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1499091476_passwords_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A UK Government cybersecurity body has explained why it wants people to use combinations of three random words as their passwords instead of reusing complex passwords across the internet. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-uk-government-wants-you-to-use-passwords-made-of-three-random-words">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Sun, 08 Aug 2021 11:18:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-uk-government-wants-you-to-use-passwords-made-of-three-random-words UK: New advice to protect against smart camera snoopers https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-new-advice-to-protect-against-smart-camera-snoopers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/03/1583238693_mika-baumeister-j5yogzldpsi-unsplash_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s National Cyber Security Centre has issued new guidance on smart cameras. It has issued three things you should do to ensure you get the most secure experience possible, safe from hackers. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-new-advice-to-protect-against-smart-camera-snoopers">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Tue, 03 Mar 2020 13:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-new-advice-to-protect-against-smart-camera-snoopers GCHQ: It's time to ditch Windows 7 if you want to stay safe online https://www.neowin.net/news/gchq-its-time-to-ditch-windows-7-if-you-want-to-stay-safe-online/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/02/1549790713_windows7_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s GCHQ has warned people that they should stop using Windows 7 for sensitive activities from tomorrow. Windows 7 will no longer receive security updates leaving systems vulnerable to malware. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/gchq-its-time-to-ditch-windows-7-if-you-want-to-stay-safe-online">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/gchq-its-time-to-ditch-windows-7-if-you-want-to-stay-safe-online GCHQ subsidiary publishes Ubuntu 18.04 security guide https://www.neowin.net/news/gchq-subsidiary-publishes-ubuntu-1804-security-guide/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/04/1492111639_ubuntu_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The National Cyber Security Centre, a GCHQ subsidiary, has published a new guide for admins on how to secure their Ubuntu installations using best practices. Home users can also benefit from it. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/gchq-subsidiary-publishes-ubuntu-1804-security-guide">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Mon, 30 Jul 2018 17:20:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/gchq-subsidiary-publishes-ubuntu-1804-security-guide UK's NCSC issues warning against using Kaspersky on government systems https://www.neowin.net/news/uks-ncsc-issues-warning-against-using-kaspersky-on-government-systems/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/10/1508102196_st-petersburg-russia_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s National Cyber Security Centre has written to government departments that they should avoid Kaspersky software on systems that are critical to the national security of the country. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uks-ncsc-issues-warning-against-using-kaspersky-on-government-systems">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sat, 02 Dec 2017 05:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uks-ncsc-issues-warning-against-using-kaspersky-on-government-systems