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NCC Group is a company specializing in cybersecurity and risk mitigation. It operates through two segments: Assurance and Software Resilience (Escrow). The company delivers penetration testing, application security, vulnerability discovery and management, risk management and governance, cyber incident response, managed detection and response, software escrow verification and agreements, and other services. Additionally, NCC Group develops products and cloud solutions such as Piranha, Domain Intelligence, GatewayCrypt, DDI, DDoS Secure, and SOCAlive.

TypePublic
Founded1999
HQManchester, GB
Websitenccgroup.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)1,800
Revenue (FY, 2019)£250.7 M(+8%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)£3.1(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at NCC Group

Adam Palser

Adam Palser

Chief Executive Officer
Tim Kowalski

Tim Kowalski

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Steve Boughton

Steve Boughton

Global Operations Director
Yvonne Harley

Yvonne Harley

Group Head of Communications
Inge Bryan

Inge Bryan

Managing Director, Assurance Europe
Robert Horton

Robert Horton

Global Head of Assurance Delivery and Acting Managing Director (Fox-IT)
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NCC Group Office Locations

NCC Group has offices in Manchester, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Leatherhead and in 24 other locations
Manchester, GB (HQ)
2 Hardman Blvd
Cheltenham, GB
House, Jessop 3SH, Jessop Ave
Edinburgh, GB
37 York Pl
Leatherhead, GB
King's court
Leeds, GB
2150 Thorpe Park
Milton Keynes, GB
Fairbourne Drive Atterbury
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NCC Group Financials and Metrics

NCC Group Revenue

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NCC Group's revenue was reported to be £250.7 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

250.7m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

101.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

40.6%

Net income (FY, 2019)

13.5m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

19.5m

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

872.4m

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

3.1

Cash (31-May-2019)

34.9m

EV

892.6m
NCC Group's current market capitalization is £872.4 m.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

209.1m215.3m233.2m250.7m

Revenue growth, %

56%3%8%

Cost of goods sold

129.4m137.1m137.1m148.9m

Gross profit

79.7m78.2m96.1m101.8m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

20.7m12.3m21.2m34.9m

Accounts Receivable

59.2m58.6m58.8m36.7m

Inventories

300.0k1.1m800.0k700.0k

Current Assets

87.4m80.1m89.5m97.8m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

6.3m(46.9m)12.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

13.8m28.0m33.0m39.8m

Cash From Investing Activities

(18.2m)

Dividends Paid

10.3m12.8m12.8m
GBPFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

213.8k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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NCC Group Revenue Breakdown

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NCC Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.9% from Escrow, 80.8% from Assurance and 2.4% from Other

NCC Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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NCC Group Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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NCC Group Online and Social Media Presence

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NCC Group Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    73/100

  • Compensation

    C

    64/100

  • Diversity

    C

    65/100

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NCC Group Blogs

Are dash cam users en-route to security risks?

We rely on dash cams to continuously record events that happen on the road, and to provide evidence in the event of road traffic incidents or accidents. But can we trust them to keep our data safe and secure? In our latest research with Which?, we put nine devices to the test and uncovered a number …

News spotlight: Oil and Gas pipelines a target for hackers – part two

Following our last oil and gas industry news spotlight on the advisory issued by the CISA and FBI on a spear phishing and intrusion campaign carried out between 2011 and 2013, Damon Small, technical director at NCC Group, reacts to a new directive that requires owners and operators of critical pipel…

Spotlight on the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Technology Risk Management Guidelines

As part of our ‘Spotlight on’ series, we have been delving into the topic of operational resilience and third-party risk management within financial institutions. In this installment, Simon Fieldhouse, global managing director – Software Resilience, offers his insight into the latest version of the …

So you want to work in cyber security?

There are many different types of jobs in cyber security. In this blog, Sourya Biswas, Technical Director here at NCC Group, gives some pointers for the different areas people may want to consider when thinking of a career in cyber security.

Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) – 5 key challenges to prepare for

The EU’s Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is expected to come into effect in 2023. DORA aims to simplify and update the rules on ICT risk management in the face of rapid technology adoption. Here we take a look at the key challenges organisations will face in order to comply.

News spotlight: Oil and gas pipelines a target for hackers – part one

Last week saw substantial cyber security developments for the oil and gas industries in the US. In the first of two articles, Damon Small, technical director at NCC group reacts to an advisory released by the CISA and FBI on a spear phishing and intrusion campaign carried out on 23 US oil and natura…
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NCC Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was NCC Group founded?

    NCC Group was founded in 1999.

  • Who are NCC Group key executives?

    NCC Group's key executives are Adam Palser, Tim Kowalski and Steve Boughton.

  • How many employees does NCC Group have?

    NCC Group has 1,800 employees.

  • What is NCC Group revenue?

    Latest NCC Group annual revenue is £250.7 m.

  • What is NCC Group revenue per employee?

    Latest NCC Group revenue per employee is £139.3 k.

  • Who are NCC Group competitors?

    Competitors of NCC Group include Check Point Software, Radware and Sophos.

  • Where is NCC Group headquarters?

    NCC Group headquarters is located at 2 Hardman Blvd, Manchester.

  • Where are NCC Group offices?

    NCC Group has offices in Manchester, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Leatherhead and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does NCC Group have?

    NCC Group has 29 offices.