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… overseas, and targeted strategic or symbolic targets. Most attack plots in the UK between 2005 and 2014 were directed … IS almost certainly retain the intent to direct or enable attacks against the West including the UK.   … A directed terrorist attack is one that has been carried out by terrorists …
… Analysts give an insight into Terrorist use of Fire in Attacks. … Headline Assessment Terrorists have been using fire in attacks for decades. No special skill or training is … available.   The likelihood of terrorists using fire in an attack will vary depending on ideology. In the UK, such an …
… Whilst the likelihood of a terrorist attack is relatively low, it is important to understand the varying levels of complexity that an attack can manifest. … What is a Complex Terrorist Attack? There is no formal definition of what constitutes a …
… an insight into terrorist use of Vehicle as a Weapon (VAW) attacks. … What is meant by Vehicle as a Weapon? Vehicle as … an Islamist terrorist or Extreme Right-Wing terrorist attack were to occur in the UK, the use of a Vehicle as a … plotting in the UK will, in some instances, form part of an attack including other methodologies.   How and why do …
… to give a broad indication of the likelihood of a terrorist attack. … SUBSTANTIAL  – An attack is likely    The main threats to national security … to give a broad indication of the likelihood of a terrorist attack. How are threat levels decided? The national threat …
… Terrorist Cyber Threat Headline Assessment Hostile attacks against UK cyber-space are considered a Tier 1 national security risk. Cyber attacks against UK businesses take a number of forms and … unless a specific group openly claims to have conducted an attack, terrorist cyber activity is not always identifiable. …
… A bladed or blunt force weapon (BBFW) is the most likely attack methodology if either an Islamist or Extreme Right Wing Terrorist (ERWT) attack were to occur in the UK. Such weapons are easy to … without training. It is highly likely that any future BBFW attack will make use of common kitchen knives which are …
… The threat of a terrorist attack by firearm in the UK is not likely, but it is … you or your business. … Headline Assessment Terrorist attacks in the UK using firearms are extremely rare. In the … occasion where a firearm has been discharged in a terrorist attack on the UK mainland. Although there is a criminal …
… and relevant (from the TRACK framework). In the event of an attack in Great Britain, locations that are more exposed, … Kingdom). Legitimate targets are deemed deserving of an attack (e.g., military personnel or government buildings). … components of tolerable (related to risk of detection pre-attack) and relevant (target is symbolic of the ideology of …
… the Christmas period. … Headline Assessment Terrorist attacks can happen at any time with little to no warning. Analysis of data relating to terrorist attacks in Western Europe show there is no easily … period provides terrorists with opportunities to carry out attacks, not simply because it is a public holiday, but also …