Guidance Information

One such solution is a layered security approach, also known as an ‘onion’ approach. This provides the facility with layers of security and protection around an asset which will deter, detect, delay and deny any attack.

  • CPNI – Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure Documents:

  • From NaCTSO, The National Counter Terrorism Security Office:

The Government developed its first comprehensive counter-terrorism strategy, known as CONTEST, in early 2003. CONTEST has 4 strands; Pursue, Prevent, Protect and Prepare.
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An initiative by the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) and delivered by Counter Terrorism Security Advisers (CTSAs) throughout the UK. It aims to raise awareness of the threat from terrorism, providing practical advice on preventing, handling and recovering from an attack. For more information please click here

A police initiative to protect our cities and communities from the threat of terrorism. It brings together and coordinates the resources of the police, emergency services, local authorities, business and the private sector security industry. Project Griffin was developed by the City of London Police and formally introduced in London in April 2004 as a joint venture between the City and Metropolitan police forces. Its remit was to advise and familiarise managers, security officers and employees of large public and private sector organisations across the capital on security, counter-terrorism and crime prevention issues. For more information, please click here.

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