NCC Group plc is an independent provision of information technology (IT) assurance through Escrow and Assurance Testing to both the public and private sectors worldwide. The Company is organized into two operating segments: Group Escrow and Assurance Testing. Escrow trades under three brands, NCC Group Escrow UK, NCC Group Escrow Europe and NCC Group Escrow Associates in the United States. Assurance consists of NGS Secure Limited (NGS Secure), iSEC Partners Inc, Site Confidence Limited and SDLC Solutions Limited (SDLC). The Assurance division includes three areas: security testing, audit and compliance; software testing and Web performance. In August 2012, it acquired Matasano Security LLC. In August 2012, the Company acquired the United States-based Intrepidus Group, Inc., an independent security research and testing services provider.