What's New - 4th November 2019

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy has published a report entitled; 'Revisiting the UK’s National Security Strategy: The National Security Capability Review and the Modernising Defence Programme: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2017–19.' See Latest Reports

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published a report entitled; 'Cyber Security Incentives and Regulation Review 2020: Call for Evidence' and launched a Call for Evidence on improving cyber security across the economy. See Latest Reports

The College of Policing (CoP) (Fitzhugh et al) has published a report entitled; 'Mindfulness in Policing: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Two Online Mindfulness Resources Across Five Forces in England and Wales.' See Latest Reports

The Head of Counter Terrorism Policing, Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has announced that 'the United Kingdom (UK) threat level from terrorism has been reduced to Substantial - meaning an attack is likely.' Read more

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has published a strategic report entitled; 'Spear Phishing: A Law Enforcement and Cross-Industry Perspective.' Read more

The Government has responsed to Recommendation 3 of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) report of the 9 May 2019 in relation to Anglican Church Case Studies. Read more

The Police ICT Company’s Board of Directors has 'appointed Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold, as its new Chair with immediate effect.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Shane Mallory, Consultant and Lecturer on 'the notion of 'security' as a concept rather than a reality.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Paul Kennedy, Strategic Advisor, Police and Technology on 'the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation for policing and whether the service is positioned to embrace new technologies.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Dr Roy Bailey, University of Portsmouth on 'Police and Crime Panels.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Tony Porter, Independent Surveillance Camera Commissioner (ISCC) on 'Automatic Facial Recognition Regulation.' Read more

Professional Security Magazine (Online) has reported that researchers from the Centre for Transport and Logistics (CENTRAL) at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) are leading a new United Kingdom (UK) academic project; RESilient Emergency Preparedness for Natural Disaster Response through Operational Research (RESPOND-OR), which will look at 'emergency response management, and develop methods to overcome such emergencies as floods and earthquakes.' Read more

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