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Hunt for Barcelona attack suspect extended across Europe

The hunt for the main suspect in the Barcelona terrorist attack has been extended to other European countries, it has been revealed.

UK to make extra checks for van hire

Drivers trying to rent vans in the UK could face additional checks to try and prevent further terrorist attacks similar to that of Barcelona.

Two vehicle terrorist attacks in Barcelona

13 people have died and dozens injured after two vehicle attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain.

Prison officer recruitment numbers record high

Government is on track to hit its target of 2,500 new officers by 2018 as part of commitment to improve safety across the prison estate.

Britons joining Kurds to fight IS ‘security risk’ to UK

British volunteers fighting with Kurdish rebel group YPG pose a domestic security threat to the UK, a think tank has said.

Man convicted of sharing terrorist material online

A man has been convicted of sharing terrorist material through his social media account.

Armed officers to wear head-mounted cameras

Armed Metropolitan Police officers are to be given head-mounted cameras in an effort to provide ‘greater transparency’ in police shootings.

Burkina Faso ‘terror attack’ kills 20

Twenty people have been killed in a suspected terrorist attack in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government has said.

UK may face Islamist threat for decades, former MI5 chief warns

The UK may continue to face the threat of Islamist terrorism for another ’20 to 30 years’, the former head of MI5 has told the BBC.

Counter Terrorism Policing (CT Policing) has been working with the Premier League, EFL and FA to help improve stadium security.

CT Policing has been working with the Premier League, EFL and FA to help improve stadium security.

 Features

Preparing for a digital disruption

Andrew Scott, of the Business Continuity Institute, discusses the growing threat of digital disruption to organisations

Infrastructure security: securing our future

The British Security Industry Association discusses the importance of protecting national infrastructure and the businesses supporting it

What to do in the event of a terror attack

A recent police video has advised UK holidaymakers what to do in the event of a terror attack. Here, Lorraine Hennessy expands upon the ‘run, hide, tell’ safety message

Increasing security against vehicle attacks

Iain Moran looks at the importance of ensuring the perimeter of the venue or location is secure and protected against targeted vehicle attacks

Collaboration key to keeping the UK safe

This year’s Emergency Services Show returns on 20-21 September with a strong focus on learning from past incidents

The risk of theft in the supply chain

Recorded cargo crime has risen to its highest-ever level in EMEA and new technologies could make it ever easier to commit, says Thorsten Neumann

Managing the security of crowded places

At the start of June, the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) published new and updated guidance for those responsible for managing the security of crowded places

Why the difference in operational clothing?

Dr David Lowe, principal lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, explains why counter terrorism officers wear different clothes

Tackling terrorism at SCTX

9,850 security professionals from over 114 countries travelled to London in May for the latest installment of Security & Counter Terror Expo.

Encryption and online messaging, a terrorist enabler?

Ahead of the UK Security Expo, Philip Ingram looks at some of the security issues that will form some of the discussions

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