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

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SCaN for All Staff

This module is designed for all members of staff across an organisation venue or event, to increase their awareness of hostile reconnaissance and how they can help to help counter it

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GovS 007: Security

GovS 007 is part of a suite of functional standards that are being implemented across government.

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Canine Detection Guidance Notes

Updated suite of evidence-based guidance notes detailing good practices underpinning delivery of effective detection dog capability

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Street Furniture Calling Notice

Are you a vehicle security barrier or street furniture manufacturer/designer? CPNI wants to work with you…

Shadow Personnel security
Espionage - It still happens and it still matters

The Director General of Mi5 noted in his annual threat update hostile states seeking to spy on certain governments is as old as the hills. Nevertheless, it still happens, and it still matters.

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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