Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure

We are the UK government’s National Technical Authority for physical and personnel protective security.

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Fire as a Weapon

In collaboration with the Home Office, National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), CPNI have produced new guidance on Fire as a Weapon (FAW) 

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Incident Management

Effective incident management is critical to mitigating the impact of incidents at your organisation, site or premises and ensuring a swift and effective recovery

Security Projects and Initiatives
Secure Innovation

Competition to succeed in emerging technology can be intense. This guidance is for founders or CEOs of innovative startups, and will help you to protect your technology and reputation.

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Unlocking from Lockdown - Personnel and People Security implications

The easing of lockdown and move towards business as usual (BAU) provides sites and organisations with incredible opportunities to review and establish secure new ways of working

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High Street Hospitality: Protective Security Considerations

On the 22nd February the UK Government published its  ‘Guidance COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021’ detailing a staged roadmap to easing of lockdown

CPNI provides expert advice, research and development to support

  1. Countering Terrorism
  2. Countering Activities by Hostile States
  3. Protecting the Public

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