Updated CREST Catalogue (SEPT 2018)

CREST Catalogue Cover Design Sept 2018 v2

CREST has published an updated catalogue listing all CREST resources up until August 2018. Divided into thematic categories it includes all our guides, reports and open-access journal articles.

We’ve produced a lot of CREST outputs since last year and we’re always working on ways to make them easier to find. The new catalogue helps by making it easier to find guides, reports and journals that relate to the same topic.

The catalogue indexes CREST’s outputs under three different themes:

  • Understanding Who & Why.
  • Better Intelligence Gathering & Decisions.
  • Protecting Ourselves.

You can download the catalogue here.

Understanding Who & Why

This theme includes research that helps us understand actors, their beliefs, values and motivations and how they communicate their ideas to internal and external audiences.
Understanding Who and Why
It explores questions of who is involved in the transmission of violent ideologies? Why do people engage and disengage from violent extremism? And how do groups innovate or restrict in their violent actions?

Some outputs to come from this topic include:

Better Intelligence Gathering & Decisions

This theme includes research on how to gather better information from groups and individuals as well as how terror groups make decisions, and how security and emergency services anticipate and improve responses to critical incidents.
Better Intelligence Gathering and Decisions
It includes research on how can we tell if someone told a lie? Which techniques can help people recall facts about an event? How are terrorist groups financed and what decisions do terrorists make to protect their security as well as how we can assess the value of information we receive?

Some outputs to come from this topic include:

Protecting Ourselves

This theme addresses our need to better understand how we can protect ourselves. It includes research on how security professionals can communicate better with employees about how to protect organisations as well as understanding and mitigating the risk of large-scale change leading to counter-productive behaviour in employees.
Protecting Ourselves
Research questions addressed include how can we patch security vulnerabilities with people rather than relying solely on technology? How can we prevent low-level breaches by well-meaning employees? What can people’s digital footprints tell us about their personality? What are the barriers to reporting friends and families suspected of extremism to the authorities and how do people keep secrets online?

Some outputs to come from this topic include:

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CREST Catalogue Cover Design Sept 2018 (thumbnail)Download the CREST Catalogue here.

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