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The NPSA blog provides thought leadership, latest news and updates on protective security

GovS 007: Security

Blog publish date is 13/09/2021

GovS 007 is part of a suite of functional standards that are being implemented across government.

Espionage - It still happens and it still matters

Blog publish date is 27/08/2021

The Director General of Mi5 noted in his annual threat update hostile states seeking to spy on certain governments is as old as the hills. Nevertheless, it still happens, and it still matters.

Social Engineering - If something seems too good to be true, it probably is!

Blog publish date is 20/07/2021

Individuals and organisations should be aware of the threat from a variety of types of social engineering attacks

Fire as a Weapon

Blog publish date is 04/06/2021

In collaboration with the Home Office, National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), CPNI have produced new guidance on Fire as a Weapon (FAW) 

Unlocking from Lockdown - Personnel and People Security implications

Blog publish date is 12/04/2021

The easing of lockdown and move towards business as usual (BAU) provides sites and organisations with incredible opportunities to review and establish secure new ways of working

HVM Impact Rated Barriers

Blog publish date is 12/03/2021

The HVM Impact Rated Barriers Catalogue has over 400 vehicle security barriers. The catalogue provides a comprehensive list of effective hostile vehicle mitigation