Security Services Group

The Security Services Group (SSG), a business unit within the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), is the Government’s provider of expert advice, design, installation and maintenance of electronic and physical security systems to areas of the public sector that require the highest levels of security protection.

SSG comprises around 200 highly skilled civil servants based throughout the UK and overseas delivering project installations and providing a 24/7, 365 day a year on-call service to the most sensitive Defence and Government sites.

Our vision is:

“To be the supplier of choice for high end security solutions and advice to Defence and key government departments.”

Our mission is:

“To protect Defence and Central Government assets by developing, delivering and maintaining high security electronic and physical solutions.”

What do we do?

  • provide subject matter expertise on electronic and physical security requirements
  • design, install and maintain security systems for MOD and OGD clients in the UK and overseas. Including in support of military operations
  • develop in-house government owned high grade security systems
  • provide MOD and CPNI compliant security furniture

Operational Delivery

SSG’s operational capability extends across the UK and overseas, with a permanent presence in a number of UK and European locations. SSG provide electronic and physical security solutions and through life support, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. SSG Operations has four functional areas: management and installation of projects; electronic security; physical security and maintenance.

Technical services

SSG’s technical services encompasses: specialist electronic and physical security advisors; a security furniture team; and a research, development and manufacturing team, who produce SSG’s high security in-house equipment and ensure Government has access to the highest category intruder detection systems.

Our services

Find out about Security Services Group services including:

  • technical advice
  • operational capability and locations
  • UK and overseas points of contacts

If you would like to know more about what SSG can do for your organisation, or if you are interested in a career with SSG please contact:

Tel: 01383 648054

Contact details

DIOFin-SSGIHub@mod.gov.uk