Who we are
Find out more about MI5’s mission and core values; our people who work to keep the country safe; and our rich and varied history.
What we do
Find out about the core threats to national security that MI5 exists to protect against.
How we work
Discover how MI5 works to protect against threats to national security through intelligence gathering techniques, partnerships and legislation.
What you can do
Find out how you can play your part in keeping the country safe – either as a member of the public, or as a potential new recruit.
Richard Dimbleby Lecture by the Director General of the Security Service, Dame Stella Rimington.