How closing the gap will keep our country safe

Guy Marson, MD at Profusion, writes for ITProportal on how the digital skills gap is affecting the police force and how to combat it.

A police watchdog recently stated that the UK’s police force is feeling the strain of the country’s digital skills gap. Police stations are straining under the pressure of sifting through the increasing amount of digital evidence they are presented with.

If you think about it, we do the majority of our activities on either a smartphone, tablet, computer or even a wearable or smart home device, so it makes sense that criminals do too. This presents a problem for our police force. They now find themselves dealing with increasingly plugged-in criminals.

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