In a modern world, we face many security challenges. Our research explores how we can effectively protect the safety of people, organisations and societies – both physically and electronically.

In this Security and Risk theme blog, our experts cover topics including government regulations, online safety, cyber wars and travel security.

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In a modern world, we face many security challenges. Our research explores how we can effectively protect the safety of people, organisations and societies – both physically and electronically.

In this Security and Risk theme blog, our experts cover topics including government regulations, online safety, cyber wars and travel security.

21 posts found

How much will Harry and Meghan's security cost when the government stops paying? A recent Angus Reid poll found that almost 73 per cent of Canadians do not support the idea of taxpayers covering the security costs for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, explains Sean Spence for The Conversation

02 March 2020 6 min read

Sean Spence, doctoral student in Security Risk Management, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the choice of Canadian Government not to fund Prince Harry and Megan Markle's security while they live in Canada

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Vigilantes and private security are policing the internet where governments have failed The new tightening of government regulation on private security warrants further research to determine if the controls are adequate, explains Professor Mark Button for The Conversation

19 February 2020 5 min read

Mark Button Professor of Security and Fraud at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the Government's decision to introduce regulations to better control the activities of private security which warrant further research and investigation to determine if the controls are adequate.

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Rodrigo Duterte terminated a military agreement with US – why it could push Philippines closer to China The alliance with the Philippines was a key part of US strategy in countering Chinese expansionism in the region, explains Dr Tom Smith for The Conversation

17 February 2020 8 min read

Tom Smith, Principal Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the future of military collaboration between the US and Philippines following a terminated agreement

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The importance of travel security for employees going abroad With increasing climate change and unstable geopolitical environments, it’s clear that employees travelling for work are being exposed to more risks than ever, explains Sean Spence for The Conversation

10 February 2020 6 min read

Sean Spence, Doctoral student at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the need for employers to provide travelling employees with the resources and knowledge to respond to hazardous situations abroad

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