John Hayes MP
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‘What is Real is Reasonable’

There are those set on destroying our values, radicalising our young people and killing indiscriminately across the globe. Out of such adversity, though, comes an opportunity for the Government to provide real leadership, and absolutely grasp the fact that our certainty must...
Posted On 19 May 2016
John Davies
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State of the Security Nation

Early January is always an opportune point for reflection. It’s a time for assessing the recent and current state of the security business sector both here in the UK and for key territories overseas before enacting plans designed to deal with predicted scenarios. It’s fair to say...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
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Prime Minister David Cameron announces £5 million fund for Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit

Prime Minister David Cameron is setting aside £5 million of UK Government funding in order to establish and support a new Commonwealth Counter-Extremism Unit. As part of the Government’s comprehensive strategy for tackling the scourge of extremism, the Prime Minister wants to...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
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Chancellor George Osborne sets out Government’s vision for protecting Britain against cyber threats

Britain must be prepared for ISIL to develop the capability for cyber warfare. That’s the stark warning issued by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne this morning in a major speech at GCHQ. In the first address to be given by a Chancellor at the home of British...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Joining Forces

The Conservative Party has unveiled bold plans to invest a substantial £5 million in building a national network of grassroots organisations that will challenge all forms of extremist ideology. In fact, the announcement was made immediately prior to publication of t...
Posted On 13 Nov 2015
Andrew Parker: MI5's Director General
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Director General focuses on “a modern MI5” during Lord Mayor’s Defence and Security Lecture

Andrew Parker, the Director General of MI5, has delivered the annual Lord Mayor’s Defence and Security Lecture in London. In a speech entitled ‘A Modern MI5’, Parker set out the tools that he believes the Security Service needs to stop terrorism in the online age....
Posted On 29 Oct 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: determined to fight extremist ideologies
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UK Government devotes £5 million fund towards building “national coalition against extremism”

The UK Government has announced plans to invest £5 million this year in building a national network of grassroots organisations that will challenge all forms of extremist ideology. Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement was made on the eve of the publication of the...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
Dr Karin von Hippel: the next director general of RUSI
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Dr Karin von Hippel set to become RUSI’s new director general from December

Professor Michael Clarke, the present director general of RUSI, announced back in May that he would be standing down from his post this year. The chairman of the Institute, the Rt Hon William Hague, is now pleased to announce that Professor Clarke’s replacement has been...
Posted On 26 Sep 2015
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Threat from terrorism “most serious facing Britain in security terms” urges MI5 director general

Earlier today, MI5 director general Andrew Parker gave the first live interview by a serving head of the Security Service in the organisation’s 106-year history. Parker was interviewed at length on BBC Radio 4 and talked about the work of MI5 in keeping the nation safe,...
Posted On 17 Sep 2015
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Closing The Gap: Increasing Corporate Investment in Security

Former Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Sir David Veness presents a strong argument to suggest that recent developments in the sphere of international terrorism, coupled with current responses to the threats and risks posed, have duly bolstered the business case...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
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