CSS – Report January to May 2020
by Graham Tucker
The CSSC has been distributing messages for 5 years and 7 months with an average of 10 messages per month. However, in 2020 a total of 124 messages have been sent by CSSC within the first four and a half months of 2020. Averaging 25 per month with 54 messages in April and 23 so far in May (17th).
The first messages concerning Coronavirus were sent on behalf of Public Health England starting on 23rd January. Since that date, the vast majority of messages sent by CSSC have been directly related to COVID-19.
The Authority Bodies that have used CSSC during 2020 to send messages include:
National Counter Terrorism Police HQ
Metropolitan Police Service – CPIE
City of London Police
GLA – London Resilience Group
National Cyber Security Centre
National Fraud Investigation Bureau
National Police Chiefs Council – NEIU
National Business Crime Centre
HM Cabinet Office
HM Home Office
Security Industry Authority
Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure
Mayor of London
Nottingham City Council
Fraud Advisory Panel
CSSC messages are now sent to a national cascade of 2,968 Industry Sector Leaders and Associates.
As of 17th May 2020: 3,510 organisations and companies have registered via the CSSC website to receive messaging, since March 2014.
739 organisations registered during 2019.
134 Trade Bodies and Associations are now registered on the CSSC cascade.
Since January 2018, up to 17th May 2020, a total of 1,444 new ISLs & AISLs have been identified for National, London and the regions.