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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Social Engineering - If something seems too good to be true, it probably is!

Individuals and organisations should be aware of the threat from a variety of types of social engineering attacks

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Informed Investment

Consider security early when seeking investment to protect your company and help you prepare for the National Security and Investment Act

Security Projects and Initiatives
Secure Innovation

Navigating the emerging technology landscape securely. This is a joint campaign between CPNI and NCSC.

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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

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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