The (UK) National Counter Terrorism Security Office published an update (1 March 2022) of this comprehensive and very useful guidance.

The publication provides protective security advice for various sectors and scenarios. It has been developed through extensive research and analysis of previous incidents, and the assessment of current known threats. It covers the key forms of protective security: physical, personnel, cyber and personal.

The Guidance provides advice on how different sectors can act to help make their businesses, institutions or organisations safer.

This Guidance is primarily aimed at those in the security sector and those who own or run businesses, organisations, amenities or utilities. Some of the terminology may be unfamiliar to some readers.

While this Guidance is aimed at UK and therefore placed firmly in the UK context, it does provide valuable information to security professionals in comparable countries. The contextual differences that exist between countries need to be fully appreciated and adjusted accordingly.

The Guide provides important information to international businesses with interests in the UK.


More information – ProtectUK.


Please contact us if you would like to consider this Guidance for your context:

Geoff Harris, Principal Consultant – or Phone +61 2 9560 9933


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