counter terror


Theresa May calls for new EU security treaty but status quo could be expensive to maintain

Theresa May has set out the government’s plans for a new framework for cooperation on security and defence once the […] Read More

How the world is responding to the vehicle ramming threat

From facial recognition systems on trains to lightweight crash-resisted barriers, Iain Moran, high security consultant at ATG Access, examines the measures being put in place to adapt to changing terror tactics. Read More

Suicide bombing, soft targets and active shooters to feature in counter terror programme

The UK Certified Counter Terrorism Practitioner (CCTP) programme will take place from Tuesday 6 to Thursday 8 February 2018. Read More

Watch: Irish border conundrum and other Brexit security risks

From Europol membership to the Schengen Information System, the UK might lose access to myriad collaborative security tools. This video outlines several concerns about UK security post-Brexit that persist despite the deal struck last week. Read More

Watch: How ISIS terrorists could use drones to disperse viruses over western cities

There’s a very real threat that terrorists could engage in biological warfare by spreading viruses across populated areas using drones, Europe's most senior terrorism expert has warned. Read More

Failure rate of US airport security screenings is higher than 70%

Undercover officers passed through checkpoints with mock knives, guns and explosives undetected, the House Homeland Security Committee heard. Read More

Security sector insights in the age of terror and the cyber-attack

This round-up of articles, which distills several presentations from the event to their key tips and messages, focuses on counter-terror and cybersecurity – especially regarding physical security systems – as well as drones, access control trends and CCTV procurement. Read More

General public could save lives with first aid kit designed for terror attacks

A former trauma medic has designed a medical kitbag that empowers ordinary members of the public to tend to the wounded in the aftermath of a terror attack. Read More

E-learning and counter-terror training are increasingly popular, survey reveals

More than half of security professionals cited counter terror as an area they'd like to train up in, according to a survey about training needs in the industry. Read More

Security to be tightened at Christmas markets amid fears of Berlin-style attack

Security will be bolstered at forthcoming Christmas markets around the UK as councils aim to prevent a repeat of the Berlin attack that left 12 dead and 56 injured last year. Read More



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