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

Annual Review 2018

On its second anniversary, the NCSC has revealed it has 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.

Joint report on hacking tools

Research provided by the cyber security authorities of five nations (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA) on how to limit the effectiveness of tools commonly used by malicious actors.

Russian cyber attacks

Foreign Secretary's statement on Russia's campaign of cyber attacks and the NCSC's identification of the actors as Russia's military intelligence service, the GRU.

NCSC's technical advisory: Indicators of Compromise for Malware used by APT28.

NCSC building with logo

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The General Data Protection Regulation, and what it means for cyber security.

Blog: With GDPR taking effect on May 25th, Ian M introduces the GDPR Security Outcomes, developed jointly with the ICO.

Find out about the technical security outcomes that are considered to represent appropriate measures under the GDPR.

Cyber threat cover

A report from the NCSC explaining how UK law firms - of all sizes - can protect themselves from common cyber threats.

Press & Media

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

An official statement from the National Cyber Security Centre after Facebook announced a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts.

Children in Gloucester will benefit from an innovative cyber environment in one of the NCSC's latest Cyber School Hubs.

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.