JSaRC Updates archive

Published on 14 April 2020

We send out updates to anyone registering with us here. The updates cover a variety of subjects including news on events we’re involved in, commercial opportunities across Government and staff changes here at JSaRC.

You can take a look at past updates below, but please be aware, this is an archive of past updates which do include some elements which may now be out of date or events that have passed:


  • JSaRC Update 17 December 2020: Message from Head of JSaRC; Minister of State for Security on Publicly Accessible Locations and UK terrorism threat level increase; EOIs for self-enrolment biometrics; e-poster competition; call for exhibitors.
  • JSaRC Update 11 November 2020: Registration now open for Security & Policing 2021 Online Event; ACE Update; COVID-19 vaccine; antique firearms; International Security Week; Landmines in the Falklands.
  • JSaRC Update 20 October 2020: S&P2021 Immersive experience EOI; Future Leaders fellowships; Future of Policing market exploration; Telexistence technology search; free cyber security training for video-conferencing and home workers.
  • JSaRC Update 06 October 2020: A message from head of JSaRC, Angela Essel regarding next year’s Security & Policing and making plans around COVID-19 concerns.
  • JSaRC Update 14 August 2020: JSaRC Team changes; communications survey; DSIS strategy; counter drone bulletins; NCSC cyber insurance guideline; call for weapons and explosives detection solutions; border strategy public consultation.
  • JSaRC Update 03 July 2020: Funding for counter-forgery solutions; funding to support security innovations during pandemic; malicious profiles and cyber-security initiatives.


  • JSaRC Update 05 June 2020: How COVID-19 related offers are collated; new supplier-purchasing portal; Defence Innovation Challenge – 2020; DASA open call for innovation.


  • JSaRC Update 22 May 2020: Response to COVID-19; JSaRC Secondee Programme; £40 million government investment; National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) SME report.


  • JSaRC Update 15 May 2020: Response to COVID-19; Academia collaboration; COVID-19 recovery strategy and safer public spaces; DASA counter-drones competition.


  • JSaRC Update 7 May 2020: Collation of detail regarding mature products and solutions which may help in our response to COVID-19.


  • JSaRC Update 1 May 2020: COVID-19: solutions and challenges responses; PPE challenge and solutions submittal; funding repurposing; how to report phishing; police recruitment.  


  • JSaRC update 24 April 2020: Continued calls for COVID-19 related solutions; invites for proposals and competitions; novel technologies and a new CT App launched.


  • JSaRC update 17 April 2020: COVID-19 business support, and guidance concerning products and solutions to help in our response to the outbreak.



See JSaRC Updates Archive – 2019

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