The Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) was founded in 2016 by the Home Office. Formed within the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT), JSaRC works to provide security outcomes for the United Kingdom by combining government, academic and private sector expertise. JSaRC works to meet the fast moving and ever-evolving threats to our citizens, both here and abroad.


JSaRC aims to overcome the traditional barriers that have prevented collaboration between the private and the public sectors by improving the understanding both sectors have of each other, and of the key issues and trends that have an impact on the UK’s security and resilience.


JSaRC has a ‘threat-agnostic’ approach; we do not restrict our work to specific threats to UK security and resilience. Instead, we take a wider view, championing multi-use technology that has multiple applications and encouraging specialist innovation in ideas and products to meet the possible threats facing the UK.