Terror threat prevention in the UK
The UK continues to face a real and serious threat from terrorism and extremism. In November, the terrorism level was once again raised from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’ — meaning an attack is [...]
The rise of violent crime in the UK
Most types of crime plummeted while coronavirus restrictions were in place during the national lockdown. Yet, violent crime in the UK has now soared to its highest level in a decade, with [...]
Added security: tackling safety concerns in UK prisons
Prison security is crucial to maintaining the safety of staff, as well as inmates, at correctional institutions. But with safety declining since 2012, assaults and incidents of self-harm at record highs and the [...]
How can we secure supply chains and cargo?
Whether travelling via truck across county lines from one warehouse to another or from country to country through ports and border checkpoints, cargo is highly vulnerable. Cargo theft is a multi-billion problem [...]
How has COVID-19 hindered security efforts?
The coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented chain reaction of border closures around the world. Even most of the 26 countries in the Schengen area reinstated border controls in an effort to [...]
Tackling Extremism in the Middle East and Africa
Although there are many different types of extremism, for the past two decades, Islamic extremism has dominated headlines around the world. Of the 10 countries worst affected by extremism in 2018, only [...]