Neil Basu: head of Counter-Terrorism Policing
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Counter-Terrorism Policing’s leader calls for public’s help to tackle far right extremism

Counter-Terrorism Policing’s leader Neil Basu has called upon the public to help tackle right wing extremism by seeking help for those vulnerable to radicalisation. The appeal comes after Assistant Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Basu warned about the significant...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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Terms of reference for independent review of Prevent issued by Home Office

The Government has published the terms of reference for the independent review of the Prevent programme. This follows the appointment of Lord Carlile to lead the review as reported by Risk Xtra. The review will focus on the current delivery of Prevent and make recommendations for...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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Terrorist threat remains high in European Union despite decline of IS in Iraq and Syria

Europol’s 2018 EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report provides a concise overview of the nature of the terrorist threat the European Union (EU) faced in 2017. Last year, 68 innocent victims lost their lives as a result of terrorist attacks in the EU – reason enough for Europol...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid outlines detail underpinning Government’s new Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Reducing the risk posed to the public and preventing the development of safe spaces in which terrorists might operate are at the very heart of an updated Counter-Terrorism Strategy launched this morning by newly-installed Home Secretary Sajid Javid during a speech delivered in...
Posted On 04 Jun 2018
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ASIS International unveils education programme for 2018 Global Security Exchange

ASIS International has issued details of the education programme for the Global Security Exchange (GSX), which takes place from 23-27 September. Produced in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA, the five-day event formerly known as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits is expected...
Posted On 02 May 2018
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Terrorism risks in Europe to increase in 2018 as Islamic State’s Foreign Fighters return

Terrorism risks in Europe are likely to increase in 2018 as foreign fighters depart the former ‘Caliphate’ in Iraq and Syria and bring their training and expertise back to the continent. That’s according to a new report issued from Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018
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Government moves to tighten the law in bid to target terrorists’ use of the Internet

Counter-terrorism laws are to be updated to keep pace with modern online behaviour and address the issue of online radicalisation, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced. The Government intends to change the law such that those individuals who repeatedly view terrorist content...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
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Launch of consultation on Criminal Finances Act Codes of Practice announced by Home Office

A four-week consultation has been launched on the Codes of Practice that will help law enforcement officers confiscate valuable items and other assets acquired using proceeds of crime as well as tackle the financing of terrorism. Indeed, law enforcement agencies will soon be able...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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Home Office Counter-Extremism Task Force set to help tackle extremism behind bars

A new unit established to combat extremist ideology behind bars is being launched, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah has announced. The specialist Task Force will analyse intelligence compiled by around 100 counter-terrorism experts working across the country to assess the threat posed...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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All-new format for ASIS Europe 2017 draws security business sector leaders to Milan

ASIS Europe 2017: ‘From Risk to Resilience’, ASIS International’s European Security Conference, gathered an impressive crowd of both established and aspiring security leaders in Milan between 29 and 31 March. The total participation numbered 700 registrants from...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017