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Four technology companies are set to collaborate to hinder the spread of violent, extremist images and video on their websites.

The government's controversial counter terrorism strategy, Prevent, will face a legal challenge in the High Court.

Counter terrorism experts have warned that vulnerable refugees in Europe are being targeted by Islamic State recruiters in a radicalisation effort.

Immigration to the UK has risen to a record level with 650,000 migrants in the year to June, ONS figures show.

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for an attack carried out by Somali-born Abdul Razak Ali Artan, which left 11 people injured.

Counter-terror police held a major training exercise in a shopping centre in Canary Wharf to help staff and officers prepare for any future attack.

Counter Terrorism Awareness Week will advise the public on how to stay protected from threats at work, at home and online.

A jury at Kingston Crown Court has heart that Mohamed Abrini, a suspect involved in the Paris and Brussels terror attacks, was given £3,000 during a meeting in Birmingham, in July 2015.

National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) figures show that the NHS referred 420 patients and staff to police in a year over concerns they were at ris

According to a report by BBC Newsbeat, 150 UK citizens are currently receiving mental health treatment on the NHS after surviving terrorist attacks abroad.

 Features

Euro 2016 – a summer of security success?

Mike White revisits the state of event security at this summer’s European Championships

Putting public safety on the agenda

Counter Terror Business looks back at what the industry gained from September's Emergency Services Show.

Hiding behind the Great British Firewall

Following GCHQ’s plans to create a protective British Firewall, Counter Terror Business asks whether sharing cyber strength is a weakness waiting to be exploited?

How hard is hard enough when securing perimeters?

On behalf of The Security Institute, Steve Green examines the current threats posed to physical security, including levels of access to buildings

Crisis communications in the digital age

Is social media a help or hindrance? The Emergency Planning Society discuss crisis communications as a security aid

Are ‘Drone’ regulations helping or hindering our security?

Gary Clayton addresses current regulation of the UAV industry and whether the speed of technology advances is helping security services

Securing safe passage for freight to the UK

Alex Veitch, of the Freight Industry Association, discusses the current challenges the logistics industry faces from terrorism

Public safety in crowded places

With UK Security Expo opening its doors at London’s Olympia venue on 30 November, the show organisers reveal best practice advice on how to manage the issue of public security at large events

How to combat the cyber threat

Andrew Scott, of the Business Continuity Institute, analyses how likely it is that your organisation will suffer from a cyber attack and the best ways to combat the danger

How likely is a chemical attack on the UK?

Peter Bennett, from security consultancy Covenant, discusses the possibility of chemical attacks on critical national infrastructure, examining both the short and long-term effects

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