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Law Enforcement Community Network (LECN) & Public Services Network for Policing (PSNfP)

If you are consuming services over the PSN for Policing (PSNfP) – via the PSN (Public Services Network) you may be aware that this is now changing.

The PSN is due to be retired in 2023 with services being moved away from this over time. If you use services such as this, you may need to look at how you are to consume them shortly.

The Law Enforcement Community Network (LECN) is a new network overlay entering service by the end of 2021, designed and built by the Home Office to replace PSNfP. If you are currently using PSNfP it would be worth considering your options to move onto this new service.

LECN still has a compliance element, however unlike the previous PSN Service, you will require a specific service access need.  This could be for your enforcement requirements or if you provide services to Police Forces in the UK. Assurance requirements are driven by UK policing assurance standards and will need to be applied via NPIRMT (National Policing Information Risk Management Team).

How can Nine23 help?

Nine23’s datacentre services are due to have LECN connectivity shortly. We can help with:

  • Transition from PSN to LECN Services
  • Provide a simple access gateway service from your site
    • Or
  • Provide a fully managed connectivity service including devices for remote working

If you have an immediate requirement, please get in touch and we will work with you to understand the best way to get you connected to your policing needs.

Nine23 are your trusted partner, we are here to help you from start to finish and it is our mission to deliver complete, secure IT solutions to enable the end-users in today’s workplace.

We have consistently achieved the highest levels of accreditation (ISO 9001, 27001, ISO/IEC 20000) from national bodies to provide confidence that the systems we develop can be used at highly classified levels of cyber security (OFFICIAL-Sensitive or Sensitive).

To start your LECN/PSN journey with us please fill in the contact form or call us on 023 8202 0300.

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