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encryption

Online Safety Bill poses threats to encryption

Robin Wilton, director for Internet Trust at Internet Society, discusses why governments and the private sector pose threats to encrypted communications.
safety standards

Schools need Gov approved cleaning procedures & clear safety standards

Graham Mimms, Hygiene Aviation Expert and co-founder of Safe Surface Sensor, explains why the only way to stop a future health crisis is to ensure we have strict hygiene policies in place.
assistive AI

Public safety and smart cities: How assistive AI will help

Jack Williams, Strategic Product Manager – AI & Analytics, Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division, explores how assistive artificial intelligence (AI) will help public safety and smart cities of the future.
Online Safety Bill

Online Safety Bill fails to protect society’s most vulnerable from malicious scammers

Charlie Shakeshaft, CEO of Individual Protection Solutions, reacts to the new Online Safety bill, acknowledging the pros and cons, and what more needs to be done by the government to ensure people are adequately protected online.
pandemic rules

Over half of hospitality employees call for pandemic rules to become permanent

A recent survey conducted by Solopress, reveals that 66% of hospitality employees want COVID-19 rules in their workplace to remain permanent .
fires oregon

What is causing the raging wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington?

The climate crisis has caused wildfires to rage across Oregon, California and Washington causing tens of thousands to flee their homes and has resulted in over 30 deaths.
Street harassment school

Schoolgirls demand street harassment awareness to be taught in schools

As children head back to schools this week, a group of schoolgirls are demanding that street harassment is made a mandatory topic taught in lessons.
transport health and safety

Back to School: How to handle transport health and safety the right way

James Horseman, Company Director of Horseman Coaches explores how transport health and safety can be handled the right way as students begin to go back to school.
commute to work

Does an employer’s duty of care extend to commuting to work?

Lucy Lewis and Shalina Crossley of Lewis Silkin, provide guidance to employers on how far their duty of care covers risks to employees during their commute to work.
calorimeters

Battery research using calorimeters: Improving thermal management and safety

Dr Carlos Ziebert, Head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, presents a holistic approach to how battery calorimeters can be applied all along the battery value chain.
child internet safety

What will COVID-19 mean for child internet safety?

Ian Stevenson CEO at Cyan Forensics discusses what COVID-19 will mean for child internet safety.
online victimisation

Reduce child online victimisation: What effective prevention programs have in common

Teaching children to foster safe and healthy relationships in social media environments is explored here by Marsali Hancock from the EP3 Foundation.
frontline care workers

The role of technology in keeping frontline care workers safe during crisis

Steve Sawyer, managing director of Access Health & Social Care, explains how technology is helping care providers to protect the safety of frontline care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
health and safety measures

COVID-19 health and safety measures

Nick Wilson, Director of Health & Safety Services at Ellis Whittam, discusses the health and safety measures businesses in public and private sectors must now adhere to in light of COVID-19 when it comes to both the workplace and employers’ responsibilities for staff working from home.
healthcare professionals

COVID-19: Who is looking after our healthcare professionals? 

Louise Hosking, Chartered Safety & Health Professional, Director, Hosking Associates Ltd, discusses what healthcare management and the government should be doing to support the wellbeing of healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
foster care

Lockdown abuse sees increase in children going into foster care

To find out about how the coronavirus lockdown is affecting the foster care system, MacNaught Digital spoke to the manager of the Bolton-based fostering agency Perpetual Fostering, Lisa Witter.
online tuition

Online grooming and the rise of online tuition

Due to COVID-19, there has been an explosion of online tuition but there is a crucial need for more stringent regulatory practices in order to safeguard students and parents. David McCarthy, Director of Education at Sophia Technologies, discusses here.
maintaining social distancing

Keeping elderly relatives safe whilst maintaining social distancing

AgeCo has compiled a list on how we can help our elderly relatives stay safe in the home whilst maintaining social distancing.
private tutors

Should banned ex-teachers be allowed to work as private tutors?

David McCarthy, Director of Education, Sophia Technologies, highlights what regulations should be in place for private tutors and why they are so important.
Online security

The importance of online security and privacy for children

Stuart Snape, Managing Partner, Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, provides his expert thoughts on the importance of online security and privacy for children under 13, including the key role parents play in this vein.

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