Security, Intelligence and Resilience
The Cabinet Office plays a central role in planning for emergencies and
works with other government departments to ensure that the UK is prepared to deal with unexpected events.
Preparing for Emergencies
Guidance for the general public on how to prepare themselves, their
families and their homes and businesses to cope during an emergency or
News and information service for emergency practitioners on planning for
and responding to emergencies.
Emergency Planning College
The Emergency Planning College offers training for organisations within and
outside government, to help prepare them to deal with emergencies.
Central Sponsor for Information Assurance (CSIA)
The CSIA works to protect IT and electronic communication systems in the UK
and raise awareness of the need for protection.
Information Security (Infosec)
Infosec Training Paths and Competencies qualifications offer recognised
formal training and development for IT security professionals working for
the UK Government and related organisations.
Explaining the national intelligence machinery in the United Kingdom.
Intelligence and Security Secretariat (ISS)
The ISS ensure that the Prime Minister and other senior Ministers are well
served on cross–Government intelligence and security issues
National Steering Committee on Warning and Informing the Public (NSCWIP)
NSCWIP encourages improvements in the arrangements for warning members of
the public of an imminent or actual threat to life, health or property and
to inform them of the appropriate action to take.
The Security Commission is tasked, at the request of the Prime Minister,
with investigating and reporting on possible or actual security breaches in
the public sector.
Intelligence and Security Committee
The ISC has parliamentary oversight of SIS, GCHQ and the Security
Service. They are responsible for examining and reporting on the
expenditure, administration and policy of the three Agencies.