About NSEC

The Academic Resilience ND Security Community (Academic RISC) is a network of universities formed to promote academic engagement in solving challenges in national security and resilience. Academic RISC is recognized by the Home Office and other Government Departments as a portal to academia for this area.

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Academic RISC was formed in November 2014 to address the barriers against greater academic involvement in solving National Security challenges.

We serve as the portal between the problem owners i.e. government, industrial suppliers, and the academic community.

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