• With UK Security Expo opening its doors at London’s Olympia venue on 30 November, the show organisers reveal best practice advice on how to manage the issue of public security at large events

  • Transport security expert Chris Stevens draws on his extensive experience to provide information on how terrorism and counter terrorism measures can be effective within transport environments.

  • Andrew Scott, of the Business Continuity Institute, analyses how likely it is that your organisation will suffer from a cyber attack and the best ways to combat the danger

  • Peter Bennett, from security consultancy Covenant, discusses the possibility of chemical attacks on critical national infrastructure, examining both the short and long-term effects

  • All those involved in emergency prevention, response and recovery will be attending the Emergency Services Show on 21-22 September.

 Latest News

It has been reported by news agency AFP that France has begun air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Iraq from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.

According to Jean-Michel Prêtre, the the city of Nice’s prosecutor, several serious terror attacks have been hindered, since the Bastille Day lorry attack which left 84 people dead, thanks to counter-terrorism forces in the region.

Both countries met in Beijing to discuss how both countries can improve their cooperation in counter-terrorism.

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced, on the second anniversary of UK operations, that ISIL now holds a small fraction of Iraq’s territory, with Iraqi forces currently preparing to encircle the city of Mosul.

According to figures from the Home Office, there are 125 inmates in UK jails who have been convicted of terror-related offences.

The Commons Defence Committee has warned of the risk of ISIL becoming an ‘international movement’ if it is forced out of Iraq and Syria.

Theresa May has pledged billions to tackle terrorism and stop hundreds of thousands of migrants travelling to Europe.

The Home Office has launched a programme of support for frontline organisations working to challenge extremism in their communities.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced that British aircraft have carried out more than one thousand air strikes against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, without causing any civilian casualties.

The Foreign Affairs Committee has criticised David Cameron for the British intervention that led to the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi.

 Features

Public safety in crowded places

With UK Security Expo opening its doors at London’s Olympia venue on 30 November, the show organisers reveal best practice advice on how to manage the issue of public security at large events

Countering terrorism within the transport environment

Transport security expert Chris Stevens draws on his extensive experience to provide information on how terrorism and counter terrorism measures can be effective within transport environments.

How to combat the cyber threat

Andrew Scott, of the Business Continuity Institute, analyses how likely it is that your organisation will suffer from a cyber attack and the best ways to combat the danger

How likely is a chemical attack on the UK?

Peter Bennett, from security consultancy Covenant, discusses the possibility of chemical attacks on critical national infrastructure, examining both the short and long-term effects

Showcasing resilience and responding to terror

All those involved in emergency prevention, response and recovery will be attending the Emergency Services Show on 21-22 September.

Eurosatory 2016, taking place from 13-17 June in Paris, is the leading international defence and security exhibition, helping visitors to keep a finger on the pulse of the ever-evolving defence industry. Counter Terror Business looks ahead to the exhibition.

The British Transport Police discusses Project Servator, a new approach to deploying officers to detect crime and deter terrorism on British railway lines.

Taking a closer look at stadium crowd management

After what happened at the Stade de France in Paris, UK Security Expo takes a closer look at stadium crowd management and security.

IFSEC International returns to London’s ExCeL Centre on 21-23 June. Here, IFSEC Global explores how criminal gangs are abandoning traditional crimes in favour of cyber crime.

The Prison Reform Trust discusses offender management, outlining best practice to help avoid radicalisation and better support vulnerable offenders.

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