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Listening and responding at times of crisis

Social media is playing an increasingly key role in counter-terrorist operations before, during and after terrorist incidents. Jon Coaffee explores how law enforcement authorities might best use social media to warn and inform the public about possible threats.

SM in time of crisis


Members of the Resilient Cities Laboratory are leading a European Consortium to look at the role of social media in public security. MEDI@4SEC brings together public security professionals, law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders in a series of interactive workshops designed to explore these issues and promote greater networking.



Securing critical infrastructure

Working with key stakeholders in critical infrastructure sectors across Europe, RESILENS is developing a practical set of guidelines to assist critical infrastructure providers and their partners in ensuring their assets are robust and resilient to natural and man-made risks and threats.