Nathan Mathiot

Nathan Mathiot

Articles by Nathan Mathiot

The exciting future for drones

In an article just published on the Thales website, the case for the exciting future of the market for drones was laid out convincingly, and…

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Counter-drone strategy released

Five years ago, there were around 400 approved commercial drone operators in the UK. This number has now increased to over 5,000 and the UK’s…

The debate about facial recognition

Facial recognition technologies (FRT) once seemed to be something from science fiction. However, they are now being used across the globe and seem destined to…

A new strategic approach to security exports

The UK security and resilience sector is mostly composed of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) but this certainly hasn’t hindered it from exporting across the…

PM’s police pledge

In one of his very first pledges in Downing Street, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a major recruitment drive for 20,000 new police officers within…

Breaking down the latest export statistics

Written by Nathan Mathiot, Security Policy Advisor, and Andy Johnston, Defence Policy Advisor – ADS The latest UK defence and security export statistics have just…

Trends in terrorism

The UK’s current threat level from international terrorism is SEVERE, down from its highest level (CRITICAL) last seen in 2017. Recent Home Office statistics relating…