Security Homepage

Welcome to the BBC Security Homepage.

Collated below are our topic-specific Security Guidelines - these provide the key requirements to meet the objectives of the BBC Security Policy (see Useful Documents).

Each of our Security Guidelines provide links to our Security Codes of Practice - these documents explain how our security requirements are to be met in practice. Our Codes of Practice are particular to the BBC and may only be accessed by those connected to the BBC network.

  • Management of Security

    Management of Security

    This Security Guideline defines the framework of measures by which people and property at the BBC are to be protected against the risk of crime, including management responsibilities, security threat and response levels, security training, risk assessment and incident reporting.

    18.10.2018

  • Security of Productions on BBC Premises

    Security of Productions on BBC Premises

    This Security Guideline defines the measures to help mitigate the security threats associated with production activities on BBC premises, including access control, filming permits, VIP security, and that of studio guests, audiences and tours.

    18.10.2018

  • Security of Productions on Location

    Security of Productions on Location

    This Security Guideline defines the measures to help mitigate the security threats associated with production activities on location, including door-stepping, covert filming, working with crowds and public order issues.

    18.10.2018

  • Security of the Individual

    Security of the Individual

    This Security Guideline defines measures to help mitigate the personal security threats to individuals in everyday life, including personal security, privacy, mail handling, travel security, cash handling, dealing with bomb and suicide threats, harassment and stalking.

    18.10.2018

  • Security of Data, Assets and Equipment

    Security of Data, Assets and Equipment

    This Security Guideline defines measures to help safeguard BBC data, assets and equipment from loss or unauthorised copying.

    18.10.2018

  • Building Security - Infrastructure and Standards

    Building Security - Infrastructure and Standards

    This Security Guideline define the physical measures required to protect BBC premises from external security threats, including our building security standards, security compliance checks and assessments requirements for building projects / acquisitions.

    18.10.2018

  • Building Security - Facilities Management and Guarding

    Building Security - Facilities Management and Guarding

    This Security Guideline defines the facilities management and guarding services that are required to protect our premises, and their occupants, from security threats.

    18.10.2018

  • Security Codes of Practice - Full List

    Security Codes of Practice - Full List

    Collation of BBC Security Codes of Practice (CoP).

    18.10.2018

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This site describes what the BBC does in relation to managing its health, safety and security risks and is intended for those who work directly for the BBC.

It is not intended to provide instruction or guidance on how third parties should manage their risks. The BBC cannot be held liable for how this information is interpreted or used by third parties, nor provide any assurance that adopting it would provide any measure of legal compliance. More information.


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