prevent duty

7 August 2015 at 12:28pm
Jisc is accredited by the Home Office to deliver the workshop to raise awareness of prevent (WRAP) as a live online facilitated session. These sessions are available to FE and HE Institutions free of charge. Prevent is part of the Government counter-terrorism strategy, It's designed to tackle the problem of terrorism at its roots, preventing people from supporting terrorism or becoming terrorists themselves. WRAP is a free specialist workshop that is designed to give you:
16 April 2019 at 9:42am
The Government's new White Paper on Online Harms is strikingly wide in both the range of harms identified, and the range of entities asked to play a part in reducing them. The White Paper envisages that harmful content could be spread through any online facility that allows individual users to share content, to find content shared by others, or interact with each other.
3 October 2016 at 3:46pm
On the recent trial run of our new course on Filtering and Monitoring we invited students to discuss the Home Office requirement to "consider the use of filters as part of their overall strategy to prevent people being drawn into terrorism".
3 March 2016 at 4:34pm
In case you weren’t able to get to Digifest, 2 security related talks that are worth a look at are:
4 March 2016 at 2:48pm
Roughly what I said in my Digifest presentation yesterday
17 December 2015 at 2:47pm
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), as the body given responsibility by the Home Office for monitoring compliance with the Prevent duty in the higher education sector in England, has now announced how it will perform this responsibility. Full details can be found at the links to the HEFCE website below: the following is a summary.
14 October 2015 at 3:50pm
[Updated to include UCISA Model Regulations] After short debates in the Houses of Commons and Lords the legal duties on universities and colleges to address risks of radicalisation came into force on 18th September.
28 July 2015 at 4:32pm
With Parliament now on its summer break, the legal position under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 is unlikely to change till September.
11 June 2015 at 5:11pm
While we're still awaiting the announcement of the date when universities and colleges will have a legal duty to "have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism", there's probably enough information available in the published guidance for organisations to start reviewing whether their current practice is likely to be sufficient to satisfy that duty. Three resources are already available:
11 June 2015 at 5:12pm
I was invited to speak at the Russell Group IT Directors' meeting yesterday, on the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 and its implications for universities. My slides are attached to this post. Most of the Act is concerned with human, rather than technology, issues but the Act does require universities and colleges to have "due regard for the need to prevent people being drawn into terrorism". However, as I concluded:
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