National Protective Security Authority

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What is the National Protective Security Authority?

The National Protective Security Authority provides physical and personal security advice to help businesses take proportionate steps to protect themselves against national security threats.

They were launched in 2023 to replace the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure but with an expanded remit.


NPSA’s latest advice

Trusted Research

The UK has a thriving research and innovation sector that attracts investment from across the world. Trusted Research highlights the risk associated with international collaboration for this sector and provides advice on how to mitigate it, protecting research and helping to safeguard national security.

Find out more about Trusted Research

Secure Innovation

The security threat to the UK emerging technology industry is growing, but many businesses in the sector remain vulnerable to attack. Secure Innovation provides security advice that can help startups protect their innovation and establish strong security practices.

Learn more about Secure Innovation

Think Before You Link

Think Before You Link raises awareness of the risks associated with making links with unverified contacts on social and professional networking sights and provides easy to follow advice on how to recognise, remove and report suspicious profiles, including via our NPSA Think Before You Link app.

Read more about Think Before You Link