Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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On Solid Ground

Regional Organised Crime Units (ROCUs) are undoubtedly a force for good in tackling some of the UK’s most serious and organised criminals, but a detailed report just issued by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) finds that there’s “further work to be done” in order...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
Tina Chittenden
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Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas in Safety

Tina Chittenden takes a look at the additional hazards business premises face during the festive season and offers Best Practice advice on the basic precautions to be taken. On the 1st Day of Christmas… If you’re buying a natural Christmas tree, select one that’s...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
David Ward
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Embracing the Social Aspect of Security and Policing

David Ward examines the growing opportunities for security improvement provided by social media and mobile devices. As reported by Risk UK’s Editor Brian Sims in his recent Editorial Comment entitled ‘Joining Forces’ (Risk UK, November 2015), the Government is setting aside...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
Ryan Kalember
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Learning IT Security Lessons from iCloud

Remember the Apple iCloud hack of late 2014 involving photos of celebrities? The lurid details have been exhaustively documented elsewhere so let’s not dwell on them here. What, though, should your organisation take away from that particular episode in terms of security...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
Peter Webster
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Rise of the Machines: The Internet of Things

Some of us might not yet know it, but the Internet of Things is most certainly revolutionising the way in which we live our lives. Peter Webster reviews exactly how the Internet of Things is connecting everything and everyone before assessing the security implications this...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015