CPNI Briefing Series:

As part of joint efforts between ADS & UK Government to help raise security awareness, ADS are hosting a series of events with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). These events will be run in person from the ADS London office and the first in the series will cover 'Insider Threat'. 

This briefing series will be of relevance to all ADS members across the four sectors; aerospace, defence, security and space, and we would encourage as many members to attend as possible. 

Please note that a minimum of Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required to attend the event. Clearance details will be checked and confirmed before your ticket is issued. 


The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) is the United Kingdom Government authority which provides protective security advice to businesses and organisations across the national infrastructure.

Their advice aims to reduce the vulnerability of the national infrastructure to terrorism and other threats, keeping the UK's essential services (delivered by the communications, emergency services, energy, finance, food, government, health, transport, and water sectors) safer. Without these services, the UK could suffer serious consequences, including severe economic damage, grave social disruption, or even large-scale loss of life. CPNI advice is targeted primarily at the critical national infrastructure (CNI) - those key elements of the national infrastructure which are crucial to the continued delivery of essential services to the UK.

CPNI was formed on 1 February 2007 from the merger of predecessor bodies the National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre (NISCC) and the National Security Advice Centre (NSAC). NISCC existed to provide advice to companies operating critical national infrastructure, and NSAC was a unit within MI5 that provided security advice to other parts of the UK Government.



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Tracey Higgs

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Tel: 0207 091 7814
Tracey Higgs