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National Counter Terrorism Security Office

  • Vehicle hire companies to reduce terrorism risk

    Counter Terrorism Policing has teamed up with The Department for Transport to reduce the risk of rental vehicles being used as weapons in acts of terror.

  • Counter Terrorism Policing wants Christmas security all wrapped up

    Counter Terrorism Policing is asking business and industry to put security at the top of their ‘must have’ lists this Christmas.

  • National Stakeholder Menu of Tactical Options

    Outlines a set of options which can be used by the private sector to enhance their security at times of raised threat levels.

  • Over a thousand companies sign up for new counter terrorism training course

    ACT Awareness is an innovative course that could save lives

  • Remove: guidance on removing hazardous substances

    This guidance is designed to help people respond safely to incidents involving hazardous substances, including ‘acid attacks’.

  • First Aid advice during a terrorist incident

    New online first aid package for treatment of casualties during a terrorist incident.

  • Football fans urged to ‘Know The Game Plan’ for new season

    Police and clubs give stewards information to help deter terrorism.

  • Stay Safe Abroad this Summer

    The Step Change Programme has helped to deliver vital safety advice to more than seven million people, thanks to CT Policing’s collaboration with The Travel Association ABTA.

  • ACT Summer Security - Know The Game Plan

    Former England stars have teamed up with Counter Terrorism Policing to offer football fans security advice ahead of the World Cup.

  • CT Summer Security

    Staff at the UK’s biggest summer events are to be trained in how to react in the event of a terrorist incident as part of Counter Terrorism Policing’s second annual ‘Summer Security’ campaign.

  • Call to Action – Step Change Programme

    Important information and a call to stakeholders within the business community to participate in the National CT Step-Change Programme

  • Protective Security Management Systems

    Guidance to help raise the profile and importance of security at all levels across your organisation.

  • ACT Awareness eLearning

    ACT Awareness eLearning is a new CT awareness product designed for all UK based companies and organisations.

  • Action Counters Terrorism: Report suspicious activity and behaviour

    NaCTSO urges the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity.

  • Industry Self-Delivery enters a new phase

    NaCTSO to launch ACT Awareness eLearning in April 2018.

  • National Counter Terrorism Security Office

    The home of National Counter Terrorism Security Office on GOV.UK.

  • DAC D’Orsi meets with representatives from cities affected by terrorism to share collective experience

    THE UK’s Policing lead for Protective Security, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lucy D’Orsi, has called for private companies and the commercial sector to buy-in to a ‘Protect Duty’ and work with police and partners to help to keep the public safe.

  • ACT for Youth: RUN HIDE TELL

    Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) have collaborated with specialists from the PSHE Association and Girlguiding to take terrorism safety advice into the UK’s classrooms and youth organisations for the first time.

  • CT Policing supports new awards

    Counter Terrorism Policing is supporting the inaugural Counter Terrorism Awards, which will take place next Spring.

  • ACT for Youth

    Counter Terrorism Police have now launched the first stage of their first ever safety campaign aimed at children and teenagers.

  • Guidance for Educational Professionals

    Key guidance for educational professionals

  • Advice for security managers during a heightened threat level

    Advice for security managers of crowded places to improve their security stance

  • Parsons Green incident

    Updates and advice following the incident in Parsons Green on 15 September 2017.

  • Wembley and Old Trafford stage new season CT Awareness events

    With the new football season underway, CT Policing has been working with the Premier League, EFL and FA to help improve stadium security.

  • CT safety video viewed more than one million times

    A hard-hitting safety video from Counter Terrorism police, which instructs holidaymakers what to do in the event of an attack, has been viewed more than one million times.

  • Terrorism security experts release new safety films for international and UK audiences

    Holidaymakers are also urged to watch new film to help stay safe.

  • Stay Safe Film

    Advice for the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack.

  • Senior CT officers appeal for greater collaboration at Security Summit

    The UK’s most senior counter terrorism officers have called for businesses to develop new ways of helping keep the public safe in the wake of recent attacks.

  • Back garden chemist jailed for selling controlled chemicals

    A man who sold controlled chemicals from a back garden laboratory has been sent to prison.

  • Finsbury Park incident

    Updates and advice following the incident in Finsbury Park on 19 June 2017.

  • New Crowded Places Guidance launched

    New and updated guidance intended to give protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places.

  • Crowded places guidance

    Guidance on increasing the protection of crowded places from a terrorist attack.

  • London Bridge incident

    Updates and advice following the London Bridge incident on 3 June 2017.

  • UK terror threat reduced to 'Severe'

    Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK threat level has reduced to Severe

  • UK terror threat raised to 'Critical'

    Police doing what the public expects to keep people safe and urging people to stay alert

  • Manchester Arena incident

    Updates and advice following the incident in Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017.

  • Ransomware advice

    NCSC guidance on ransomware for enterprise administrators and small businesses

  • Public ACT following call from Counter Terror police

    More than 3000 people have contacted the police with information about possible terrorist activity since a campaign to encourage more calls from the public was launched in March.

  • General Election 2017

    Protective security advice for the General Election 2017

  • NaCTSO Westminster security update

    Updates and advice following the incident in Westminster on 22 March 2017.

  • PM announces major counter-terrorism training exercise in Scotland

    Prime Minister Theresa May announced a counter-terrorism training exercise in Scotland to strengthen the UK’s response to a terrorist attack.

  • Recognising the terrorist threat

    Offers advice on planning for a terrorist incident and what action to take in the event of an attack.

  • Action Counters Terrorism

    Public urged to help communities defeat terrorism with new Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) campaign.

  • Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 2016

    Counter Terrorism Awareness Week runs from 28 November to 4 December 2016.

  • Bomb Threats Guidance

    Procedures for managing bomb threats.

  • STOP Terrorists’ & Extremists’ Online Presence

    On Friday 15th April, a 36 hour period of extended activity will take place to support the STOP Terrorists’ & Extremists’ Online Presence campaign

  • Project Argus

    Project ARGUS is a NaCTSO counter terrorism testing and exercising initiative.

  • Target hardening of devices

    Today sees the start of one the busiest shopping weekends of the year as the build up to the festive season begins.

  • Online radicalisation

    Today we are focusing on the danger that vulnerable people face from online radicalisation.

  • Industry preparedness

    Advice to businesses and industry and what they can do to make themselves more resistant to the online threat.

  • Public vigilance

    As part of CT Awareness Week the police are today setting out what the public can look out for and how they can contact us with information that can help keep communities safe.

  • It's Probably nothing But...

    To mark the beginning of Counter Terrorism Awareness Week the police service is reminding the public of how they can help us tackle the current terror threat

  • Counter Terrorism Week 23rd - 29th November

    Between the 23rd and the 29th of November 2015 we hosted national Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 2015.

  • Developing Dynamic Lockdown Procedures

    A guidance note on developing Dynamic Lockdown Procedures

  • Terrorist incident in Tunisia - FCO guidance and assistance

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides advice and assistance following the terrorist incident in Tunisia

  • National Counter Terrorism Security Office – Complaints procedure

    How to complain about your dealings with staff based at the National Counter Terrorism Security Office.

  • NaCTSO moves to GOV.UK

    The National Counter Terrorism Security Office website has moved to GOV.UK.

  • National Counter Terrorism Security Office – About us

    The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit that supports the 'protect and prepare' strands of the government’s counter terrorism strategy.

  • Counting the cost

    Guidance and information that will help you to protect yourself and your business.

  • Protecting your business's assets

    Protect your assets - people, buildings and information - by identifying and managing the risks and addressing your security and resilience needs.

  • Secure your fertiliser

    If you store or handle fertiliser, you must secure it to prevent it from being stolen.

  • Secure hazardous materials to help prevent terrorism

    How you must store precursor chemicals (including hydrogen peroxide or ammonium nitrate), toxins and radioactive materials on your premises.

  • Counter terrorism support for businesses and communities

    Counter terrorism security advisers help businesses and local communities.

  • Business continuity planning

    Guidance to help businesses plan to deal with the impact of a major incident or disaster.

  • Managing the risks from terrorism

    These documents help businesses meet their security and resilience needs.

  • Securing hazardous materials

    Documents and information that explain how to secure hazardous materials.

  • Security of fertiliser storage on farms

    Information to remind farmers about the need to secure their fertiliser and to report thefts and losses promptly.

  • Protecting crowded places from terrorism

    These documents provide advice on increasing the protection of crowded places from a terrorist attack.

  • Security considerations for requests to photograph sites

    Advice for businesses on how to ensure street view imagery does not compromise security.

  • Protecting crowded places: design and technical issues

    This updated guide, published in April 2014, gives advice about counter-terrorism protective security design.

  • Security at general aviation airfields

    Information that explains how people who visit airfields should be vigilant and help to maintain safety.

  • Dual-use chemicals: reminders for shops and suppliers

    Information for suppliers to help them sell and supply chemicals safely.

  • Counter-terrorism advice for airports and airfields

    Security advice for those who people, manage or work in the general aviation sector.

  • Security advice for pubs, clubs and bars

    Counter-terrorism security advice to those who own, operate, manage or work in bars, pubs and nightclubs.

  • Crowded places: the planning system and counter-terrorism

    Guide to counter-terrorism protective security design for those involved in the planning, design and development of the built environment.

  • Transport security

    These documents provide advice to improve physical security and heighten awareness of the threat from terrorism to both staff and the travelling public.

  • Secure in the knowledge: building a secure business

    You can do much to reduce the vulnerabilities of your business by taking time to review your preparedness to deal with emergencies.