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New Animation - Lockdown at sites

Blog publish date is 31 May 2022

CPNI have produced an animation which discusses the application of lockdown at sites. It explains that lockdown can be an effective measure to reduce casualties and fatalities

Unattended or Suspicious Items - Steps to Take Video

Blog publish date is 24 May 2022

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

New Guidance – Biometric authentication in AACS

Blog publish date is 11 May 2022

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

Election guidance for local authorities

Blog publish date is 25 April 2022

The election guidance for local authorities guidance has been produced by the NCSC and the CPNI for local authority IT teams. It contains reminders around good cyber security practices for the systems that support the delivery of UK elections. It does not replace tailored advice and guidance...

New LinkedIn Channel

Blog publish date is 21 April 2022

CPNI have launched a LinkedIn account to enable us to reach a wider audience with our protective security guidance, advice, campaigns and other products.

New NCSC Cyber Security for Construction Businesses guidance

Blog publish date is 28 February 2022

The National Cyber Security Centre has published new Cyber Security for Construction Businesses guidance to provide tailored, practical advice for the industry on how to protect their businesses