Skip to content

Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure

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

Search The Site

What's New

alt= Incident Management
Unattended or Suspicious Items - Steps to Take Video

CPNI have produced a film which introduces steps security staff within organisation should take once an unattended bag has been identified on their establishments

TBYL blue cover photo Personnel security
Think Before You Link

CPNI has launched an innovative new app allowing users of social media and professional networking sites, to identify the hallmarks of fake profiles used by foreign spies and other malicious actors.

Insider risk
Insider Risk Management Digital Guidance

This guidance provides an overview of the fundamentals of Insider Risk Management. This will enable you to get the most from CPNI advice.

Technology & control rooms
New Guidance – Biometric authentication in AACS

This guidance document is intended for people designing, building and operating automatic access control systems (AACS) that include biometric authentication

Supply chain landing image Economic Security
Supply Chain Guidance

Protected Procurement is guidance for businesses and organisations to help embed security across supply chains and to protect from supply chain attacks. Created in partnership with CIPS

CPNI provides expert advice, research and development to support

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

Featured Guidance