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National Protective Security Authority

We are the UK government’s National Technical Authority for physical and personnel protective security. 

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Trusted research
Trusted Research Evaluation Framework

NPSA and NCSC share the Trusted Research Evaluation Framework, a tool which aims to protect the integrity of the system of international research collaboration

Security campaigns
NPSA and NCSC launch Secure Innovation Personalised Action Plan

The National Protective Security Authority (NPSA) and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have launched the Secure Innovation Personalised Action Plan

Security Projects and Initiatives
Mitigation of Terrorist Threats at Venues during Ingress and Egress Guidance

The ingress and egress phase of venue operations is a time when customers and members of the public may be most vulnerable. Recognising vulnerabilities in these situations and striving to reduce them is a fundamental part of protective security planning

Popular Guidance

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Guidance

The aim of NPSA’s defending democracy programme is to protect the democratic integrity of the UK.

Security campaigns
Security Campaign

Trusted Research aims to secure the integrity of the system of international research collaboration, which is vital to the continued success of the UK's research and innovation sector.

Secure Innovation
Security Campaign

Navigate the emerging technology landscape securely. This is a joint campaign between NPSA and NCSC.

Insider Risk Mitigation Digital Learning
Digital Learning

This digital learning will provide you with a solid foundation in this subject area and can act as a springboard to NPSA's extensive guidance on helping your business effectively manage insider risk.

Think Before You Link App
Security Campaign

NPSA has launched an innovative new app allowing users of social media and professional networking sites, such as LinkedIn and Facebook, to better identify the hallmarks of fake profiles used by foreign spies and other malicious actors.

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