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Cressida Dick warns of terror ‘tempo change’ at Mansion House

Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick has warned of a change in tempo since March 2017.

Crime in England rises 10 per cent in one year

Police-recorded crime has risen by 10 per cent across England and Wales - the largest annual rise for a decade - the ONS has found.

Mayor warns of police funding crisis

The Mayor of London has called for urgent confirmation that police funding will be increased to ensure the capital can be kept safe.

Home Secretary announces new knife crime laws

Amber Rudd has announced plans to consult on new offences to toughen up knife crime laws, to restrict the online sale of knives.

Access to EU crime databases crucial to safety

A new report has said that full regulatory equivalence with the EU with respect to data protection is essential to UK safety and stability.

Government urges tech innovators to ‘come together’ and tackle terror threat

The government is urging tech-savvy individuals to come together and combat the next generation of terrorist threat.

‘Soft sentence’ correctible with Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme

19 terror-related offences will be added to the Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme to keep communities safe.

Rudd refuses to publish full report into extremist funding

Opposition parties have condemned Amber Rudd for deciding not to publish a report into the funding and support of extremist groups.

New cyber security programme ‘groundbreaking’

Firms are urged to apply for a groundbreaking nine-month cyber startup scheme.

Defence equipment ‘increasingly vulnerable’

The UK’s most expensive military assets are ‘increasingly vulnerable’ to low-cost, technology-rich weapons from hostile states, a new report warns.

 Features

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

Terrorist threats to the water sector

Catherine Laug, marketing and communications manager for LOCKEN, examines the genuine terrorist risk to our water infrastructure

CTB Interview: DCS Scott Wilson

Ahead of the Security & Counter Terror Expo, DCS Scott Wilson answers questions on the international expansion of Protect and Prepare

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