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Fact sheet

Factsheet: Encryption

The Government supports strong encryption, which is used by billions of people every day for services such as banking, commerce and communications. However, we are concerned that end-to-end encryption has created significant and avoidable barriers to companies being able to …

Factsheet: Prevent and Channel

Prevent The purpose of Prevent is to safeguard vulnerable people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism, by engaging with people who are vulnerable to radicalisation and protecting those who are being targeted by terrorist recruiters. Background As one part of …

Media factsheet: Border security

Border checks: Border Force searches lorries and containers entering the UK on a targeted basis. This includes using carbon dioxide detectors and motion sensors as well as sniffer dogs to detect clandestine on-board lorries and experienced Border Force staff identifying …