The UK Government’s National Technical Authority for Physical and Personnel Protective Security.
NPSA works with partners in government, police, industry and academia to reduce the vulnerability of the national infrastructure.
Frequently asked questions about NPSA.
Understanding the threats facing your business or organisation will ensure protective security measures are proportionate, effective and responsive
The NPSA blog provides thought leadership, latest news and updates on protective security.
Implementing effective protective security measures will help to protect your organisation from threats.
NPSA has a range of protective security guidance products for those working in and around Public Premises and Events
Our advice & guidance outlines the steps to take when implementing protective security measures.
We provide information and resources to support the promotion of security awareness across your organisation.
NPSA has developed a series of security awareness campaigns, designed to provide organisations with a complete range of materials they need.
Online learning modules relating to Protective Security.
'Think Before You Link' will help you to protect yourself, your colleagues, and your organisation from the harmful impact of online malicious profiles.
The Catalogue of Security Equipment (CSE) is available to help security practitioners to identify appropriate physical security equipment. The CSE provides a range of products that have been evaluated against specific NPSA security standards and the performance rating achieved.
Barrier Mounted Detection
Advanced Perimeter Systems (APS)
Advanced Research & Technology Ltd
Water Hatch Detection
Axis Communications (UK) Ltd.
Passive Infrared (Indoor)
Carrier Fire & Security (UK) Ltd
Combined PIR and Microwave
Glass Break Detection
Control and Indicating Equipment
Vibration Detection (Indoor)
Protective Switches (Indoor)
Davantis Technologies SL