Summary
An extensive guidance document on security and safety in crowded places with sector specification.

Key Points:

  • Crowded spaces are broken down into four sectors. Each sector contains up to date guidance.
  • Physical Security:
    • Effective physical security is best achieved by multi-layering different measures.
    • The core principles of protection are Deter, Detect, Delay and initiate an effective response.
  • Personnel and People Security:
    • Requires the integration of physical, personnel, people and cyber security.
    • To achieve effective personnel security a system of policies and procedures are required to reduce the risk of an organisations assets from being exploited.
  • Cyber Security:
    • One of the most significant threats to UK interests.
    • The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has the task of reducing cyber risk to the UK.
  • Personal Security:
    • Safety of ourselves and those around us is of upmost importance.
    • Three key areas affecting our security: physical security, situational awareness, and online security.