Nathan Mathiot

Nathan Mathiot

Articles by Nathan Mathiot

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…

The Home Office in 2018-19

The Home Office is a key partner of the UK’s Security and Resilience sector, which ADS proudly represents, and both work together to support the…

A whole-of-nation approach to cyber security

The recent news that Norwegian aluminium producer, Norsk Hydro, spent £45m trying to restore normal business operations after a targeted ransomware attack in March demonstrates…

Reforming the UK’s forensic science market

Effective, affordable and trusted forensic science is a core pillar of the UK’s criminal justice system (CJS). Whether it is fingerprint comparison, crime scene examination…

The current cyber threat

Prompted by the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review, discussions have already started about the UK’s next cyber security strategy. The 2016-2021 National Cyber Security Strategy still…

Making algorithmic decision-making fair

The growing use of machine learning algorithms in policing and the criminal justice system calls to mind the 2002 film Minority Report, in which a…