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Guidance: UK involvement with detainees in overseas counter terrorism operations

Guidance: UK involvement with detainees in overseas counter terrorism operations

Related statement, guidance and correspondence.

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Press release: Joint Intelligence Committee Chair appointed: Sir Simon Gass

Press release: Joint Intelligence Committee Chair appointed: Sir Simon Gass

Sir Simon Gass has been appointed Chair of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC).

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Policy paper: National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 to 2021: progress so far

Policy paper: National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 to 2021: progress so far

The National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 to 2021 and progress so far against its strategic outcomes.

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Corporate report: Huawei cyber security evaluation centre oversight board: annual report 2019

Corporate report: Huawei cyber security evaluation centre oversight board: annual report 2019

The fifth annual report for the Cabinet Secretary from the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre Oversight Board.

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Corporate report: The 2017 terror attacks review: 2018 report

Corporate report: The 2017 terror attacks review: 2018 report

This report covers the Intelligence and Security Committee's review into the 2017 terror attacks.

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Corporate report: Intelligence and Security Committee: Annual report 2017 2018

Corporate report: Intelligence and Security Committee: Annual report 2017 2018

Annual report for the Intelligence and Security Committee for 2017 to 2018.

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Corporate report: Government response to Intelligence and Security Committee detainee reports

Corporate report: Government response to Intelligence and Security Committee detainee reports

The government’s response to the recommendations and conclusions in the Intelligence and Security Committee’s 2018 Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition Reports.

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Corporate report: Diversity and Inclusion in the UK Intelligence Community   2018 Report

Corporate report: Diversity and Inclusion in the UK Intelligence Community 2018 Report

This report covers the issue of diversity and inclusion in each of the seven organisations overseen by the Intelligence and Security Committee.

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Corporate report: Intelligence and Security Committee: Annual report 2016 2017

Corporate report: Intelligence and Security Committee: Annual report 2016 2017

Annual report for the Intelligence and Security Committee for 2016 to 2017.

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Defence Secretary meets civil society groups to discuss human rights in conflict affected areas

Defence Secretary meets civil society groups to discuss human rights in conflict affected areas

The UK will take steps to ease the suffering of women living in conflict-affected areas, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has stated.

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Corporate report: Huawei cyber security evaluation centre oversight board: annual report 2018

Corporate report: Huawei cyber security evaluation centre oversight board: annual report 2018

The fourth annual report for the National Security Adviser from the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre Oversight Board.

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New medal unveiled to recognise the fight against Daesh

New medal unveiled to recognise the fight against Daesh

British personnel from all three services who successfully tackled Daesh have been awarded a new operational service medal at the Ministry of Defence in London.

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UK boosts Africa ties after ministerial visit

UK boosts Africa ties after ministerial visit

The UK remains determined to bring prosperity and stability to East Africa, defence minister Mark Lancaster has reaffirmed after visiting Uganda.

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UK steps up efforts to stop bird trapping in Cyprus

UK steps up efforts to stop bird trapping in Cyprus

The UK’s Armed Forces will not let up in their efforts to stop illegal bird trapping in Cyprus after overseeing a drop of three-quarters in just a year.

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Guidance: Government baseline personnel security standard

Guidance: Government baseline personnel security standard

Guidance on the pre-employment screening of civil servants, members of the armed forces, temporary staff and government contractors.

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Guidance: HMG personnel security controls

Guidance: HMG personnel security controls

This booklet describes the government’s personnel security and national security vetting policies and how the processes work.

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Defence Minister's visit strengthens UK ties with South America

Defence Minister's visit strengthens UK ties with South America

The UK is determined to forge closer bonds with its partners in South America, Mark Lancaster has declared after a visit to three nations on the continent.

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Defence Minister's visit strengthens UK ties with South America

Defence Minister's visit strengthens UK ties with South America

The UK is determined to forge closer bonds with its partners in South America, Mark Lancaster has declared after a visit to three nations on the continent.

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Policy paper: Security policy framework: protecting government assets

Policy paper: Security policy framework: protecting government assets

The standards, best practice guidelines and approaches that are required to protect UK government assets.

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Guidance: Contractual process: placing contracts or releasing assets

Guidance: Contractual process: placing contracts or releasing assets

Government organisations who are placing contracts or releasing assets must ensure that appropriate protective security controls are in place to protect assets.

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Guidance: Government supplier assurance framework

Guidance: Government supplier assurance framework

This framework helps the government to manage supplier risk.

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Guidance: Information charter template for departments

Guidance: Information charter template for departments

All departments are required to provide contact details so that members of the public can request information about how the government  is holding their personal data.

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Guidance: The role of Information Asset Owners (IAOs) in government

Guidance: The role of Information Asset Owners (IAOs) in government

Responsibilities of an IAO in managing the risks to personal information and business critical information held within a department.

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Guidance: Industrial security: departmental responsibilities

Guidance: Industrial security: departmental responsibilities

Guidance for departments and agencies on protecting classified information when working with contractors.

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Tough new rules to protect UK’s critical infrastructure come into force

Tough new rules to protect UK’s critical infrastructure come into force

New measures to protect health, water, energy, transport and digital infrastructure against cyber threats and report breaches and network outages come into force today

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Finding explosives hidden in electrical items collaboration event

Finding explosives hidden in electrical items collaboration event

The Defence and Security Accelerator is holding a collaboration day on Thursday 7 June 2018, to showcase projects successfully funded by the Future Aviation Security Solutions programme and to identify opportunities for future collaboration with other organisations.

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Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports to screen cargo

Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports to screen cargo

The dogs have undertaken a rigorous new training programme set out by the UK government to prepare them for cargo screening.

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UK and allies stand united in face of intensifying threats

UK and allies stand united in face of intensifying threats

Nine nations come together for Joint Expeditionary Force live demonstration

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MSPs discover more about Europe's largest military exercise

MSPs discover more about Europe's largest military exercise

A cross-party group of 12 Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) learned more about Europe’s largest military exercise when they visited HM Naval Base Clyde.

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UK reaffirms African military commitments after five nation visit

UK reaffirms African military commitments after five nation visit

UK troops will continue to stand at the forefront of the fight to bring prosperity and security to Africa, the Minister for Armed Forces has confirmed.

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Royal Navy ships fulfil international duty in Asia Pacific

Royal Navy ships fulfil international duty in Asia Pacific

The UK has sent a third Royal Navy warship to the Asia-Pacific to support allies in the region.

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Foreign Office Minister condemns criminal actors based in Iran for cyber attacks against UK universities

Foreign Office Minister condemns criminal actors based in Iran for cyber attacks against UK universities

The UK and its allies will respond collectively to criminal cyber activity that undermines economic prosperity.

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Defence Secretary boosts Britain's chemical capability as threat intensifies

Defence Secretary boosts Britain's chemical capability as threat intensifies

Gavin Williamson announces measures to maintain the UK's world-leading chemical analysis and capability.

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Industry roundtable on aviation security

Industry roundtable on aviation security

The Home Secretary and Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg took part in an industry roundtable on aviation security in Washington yesterday.

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Threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism to Great Britain

Threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism to Great Britain

The Security Service, MI5 has reduced the threat level to Great Britain from Northern Ireland-related terrorism from substantial to moderate.

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Government commits £1.8 million to fund innovation in aviation security

Government commits £1.8 million to fund innovation in aviation security

New technology could bolster airport security and speed up passenger screening.

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Home Office Minister visits Tunisia

Home Office Minister visits Tunisia

Ben Wallace, the Security Minister, today welcomed progress on improved security measures in Tunisia as he ended his first official visit to the country.

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New cyber lab classroom opens in Cumbria

New cyber lab classroom opens in Cumbria

Next generation of cyber security professionals are now set to benefit from first Cyber Lab classroom, co-funded by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

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Future Aviation Security Solutions network event information pack

Future Aviation Security Solutions network event   information pack

The FASS 'finding explosives hidden in electrical items' innovation network event was held in London on 28 November 2017.

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Defence and security technology entrepreneurs invited to apply for Pitch@Palace

Defence and security technology entrepreneurs invited to apply for Pitch@Palace

Pitch@Palace offers the chance for start ups and small businesses to present in front of an audience of influencers who can catapult them to the next level.

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Brokenshire wanton act in North Belfast puts lives at risk

Brokenshire   wanton act in North Belfast puts lives at risk

Earlier today, Rt Hon James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for NI condemned the discovery of a pipe bomb in North Belfast

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Government announces fund to revolutionise airport screening

Government announces fund to revolutionise airport screening

Fund helping develop new ways of detecting explosive devices concealed in electrical items announced.

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Accelerator Innovation Network Event: Future Aviation Security Solutions

Accelerator Innovation Network Event: Future Aviation Security Solutions

The Defence and Security Accelerator is holding an event in London on 28 November 2017 to provide information on the finding explosives hidden in electrical items themed competition.

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Consultation launched into new right of appeal at Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Consultation launched into new right of appeal at Investigatory Powers Tribunal

A public consultation on draft rules governing proceedings at the Investigatory Powers Tribunal has been launched today by Security Minister Ben Wallace.

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Transport Secretary honours courageous British Transport Police officer who confronted terrorists

Transport Secretary honours courageous British Transport Police officer who confronted terrorists

British Transport Police officer honoured for courage in tackling knife-wielding London terrorists.

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