counter terror


‘Holistic security cultures supported by competent advisors’: The Security Institute response to the Protect Duty consultation

Jonathan Schulten pens the Security Institute's stance on the consultation for the Protect Duty to improve public safety from terror threats. Read More

The Security Institute announces new co-chairs to support collaboration on counter terror with government

Andrew Donaldson MSyI and Steven McGrath MSyI will Co-Chair the Counter Terrorism Special Interest Group (CT SIG) at the Security Institute. Read More

“We are now protecting people more often than assets” – HS Security’s Niall Griffin on trends and changes in the physical security space

We speak to Niall Griffin from HS Security about the changes in physical security, and how to combat the increasing threat to cities and people. Read More

Martyn’s Law in a security convergent world

Paul Barnard highlights why a convergent physical-cyber approach must be taken when implementing the incoming Martyn's Law legislation. Read More

Crowded places guidance released by National Counter Terrorism Security Office

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office has released updated guidance for protecting and securing crowded places. Read More

UK raises terrorism threat level to ‘severe’

Following recent incidents in Vienna, Nice and Paris, the UK’s terrorism threat level has been raised from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’. Read More

New ‘Martyn’s Law’ proposed to protect UK venues from terror attacks

The mother of one of the victims of the Manchester Arena attack has welcomed new proposals from the Government, known as Martyn's Law, outlining that airport-style security checks could be introduced to public venues. Read More

CTX reveals Counter Terror Industry Survey Results

Counter Terror Expo (CTX) has released its inaugural Counter Terror Industry Survey report, summarising the conclusions of the counter-terror survey conducted by the CTX team in November 2019. Read More

Business resilience: Planning to mitigate acts of terrorism

With terror attacks now a perennial threat, what questions should every organisation ask themselves when considering business resilience and how to mitigate against acts of terrorism? Read More

WATCH: Fostering collaboration between the UK government and private security sector

The UK government has made efforts in recent years to harness the private security sector - both in terms of technology and expertise - to bolster public safety and national defence. IFSEC TV spoke to key figures at the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) and the Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSARC) to find out more. Read More

The ethical and geopolitical implications of AI and machine learning

A panel of AI and security experts wrestled with the profound implications of AI and machine learning in the Keynote Arena at IFSEC 2019 recently. Read More

Converged Security in 2019: Highlights and Insights from IFSEC International

This free eBook explores the private sector’s role in counter-terror, how AI enhanced security at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and what installers/integrators needs to know about smart buildings – and much more. Includes quotes from IFSEC 2018 keynotes like ex-White House adviser Dr Pippa Malmgren, Interpol cybercrime director Silvino Schlickmann Jr and Met Police superintendent Nick Aldworth. Read More

AI video analytics from BriefCam triumphs in terror-attack simulation

The Massachusetts-based company won the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Hackathon, which was sponsored by the UK government, by identifying a terrorist in less than two hours. Read More

Retailers urged to develop dynamic lockdown procedures

Businesses vulnerable to terror attack are being urged to consider access control systems that facilitate dynamic lockdown procedures – which quickly restrict access and egress to a site or building during a fast-moving emergency. Read More

Mass casualty training: Protecting passengers at London Luton Airport

Our sister site, SHP Online, caught up with London Luton Airport Fire station manager Paul Allen, to find out about a unique training course being run from the station to prepare staff on site how to deal with a potential terror attack. Read More

WATCH: Deal or no deal, Brexit seems likely to undermine border security

Labour MP Yvette Cooper has accused the Border Force chief and a top Home Office official of “not being straight” with MPs about the ramifications of a no-deal Brexit. This video examines some of the crime-fighting tools, bodies and agreements at stake as the UK inches ever closer to exiting the world's largest trading bloc without a deal. Read More



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