The National Cyber Security Centre

Helping to make the UK the safest place to live and do business online. Read more about the NCSC.

The National Cyber Security Centre a part of GCHQ

Registration for the CyberFirst Girls competition is now open.

Learn more about the competition, how to get involved and register for the 2019 competition.

Update: All participants of the Girls Competition will be eligible for a place on a specially commisioned CyberFirst Defenders course. Read more.

Annual Review 2018

On its second anniversary, the NCSC revealed it had defended the UK from an average of more than 10 attacks per week.

The Annual Review 2018 - the story of the second year of operations at the National Cyber Security Centre.

A rare glimpse of the inner workings of the UK’s strongest asset against cyber attacks.

Check out some of the highlights from the NCSC's Annual Review 2018 published back in October.

CYBERUK is heading to Glasgow for 2019 and will give the cyber security community a chance to meet, discuss business needs, review the changing threat landscape and clarify responsibilities.

CYBERUK 2019 SEC Glasgow night image

Press & Media

The 2019 CyberFirst Girls Competition is challenging girls to take on problem solving and code cracking

The latest NCSC statement following reports of a data breach affecting Marriott International

Information about how the UK intelligence community decides to disclose the vulnerabilities we discover in technology.

Find out about the NCSC...

The NCSC is making the UK one of the safest places in the world to live and do business online.

Read about the key events that lead to the formation of the National Cyber Security Centre.

Find out who makes up the NCSC leadership team. 

Services and resources

Cyber Aware provides cyber security advice for small businesses and individuals. By using strong passwords made up of three random words and always downloading the latest software updates, you can help protect your devices from cyber criminals.

Protect your business against cyber threats. Cyber Essentials is a government-backed and industry-supported scheme to guide businesses in protecting themselves against cyber threats. Cyber Essentials is for all organisations, of all sizes, and in all sectors - we encourage all to adopt the requirements as appropriate to their business.

Join our community on CiSP. CiSP allows members from across sectors and organisations to exchange cyber threat information in real time, in a secure and dynamic environment, while operating within a framework that protects the confidentiality of shared information.