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

Marauding Terrorist Attacks - Lockdown actions that small businesses can take to save lives

Blog publish date is 21/01/2022

CPNI have produced a short film which introduces the quick actions a member of staff within a retail outlet can take to lockdown their premise during a terrorist incident

Security in mind: How do you know what is sensitive or not?

Blog publish date is 01/12/2021

Adopting a security-minded approach will assist any organisation in protecting against the loss, theft or disclosure of commercial information, personal information and intellectual property. NPSA has developed a new digital game that asks players to pinpoint the security sensitivities in two…

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)