After a year of investigation and consultation, the Independent Surveillance Review has delivered its conclusions to the Prime Minister, and presents its report, ‘A Democratic Licence to Operate’ at the Royal United Services Institute on 14 July
As national security and public safety compete with the realities of digital society, the Independent Surveillance Review suggests a new licence to operate for the security and law-enforcement services
R&D continues to be a priority within the UK government's strategy to increase innovation within technology and knowledge-based industries. Can government engagement with the private sector be improved?
By SANDY BELL July 14, 2005
Wall Street Journal Europe
LONDON -- As one of the vast army of people who commutes to central London daily, I drove to my local train station last Friday. To my slight surprise, the car park was a lot less full than usual. I stopped to buy a newspaper and a coffee but spent the 45-minute trip wondering why it never occurred to me not to make my normal journey the...
Daniel Schmerin addresses the deficiencies in the physical protection of
UK government facilities
Recent events, especially the Madrid train bombings on 11 March 2004, have substantially complicated the international security situation and have once again forced countries to reassess their strategic posture and counter-terrorist techniques. Government officials have quite candidly...
Sir David OmandSecurity & Intelligence Co-ordinator, Cabinet Office
Text of speech given at RUSI at the launch of the Homeland Security & Resilience Department
IntroductionThank you for inviting me to give the keynote speech at your emergency planning, security and business continuity conference as part of the RUSI Homeland Security and Resilience department. These are subjects at the...