A Security risk assessment is a thorough inspection of your work tasks, activities or premises, in order to identify potential weak points, evaluate the risks they present and implement preventative or protective measures.
Knowledge is security
The accompanying diagram is a good device to explain what risk is exactly. Risk is the total sum of the criminal’s desire and his/her ability which is multiplied by the opportunity presented to the criminal to commit the crime in the first place.
If there is a lack of Security Awareness amongst your employees or your family members, this increases the potential of risk by impacting security in a very negative manner.
The only way that risk can be lessened or diminished and even prevented is through control.
Security risk assessment is the single most important step in the process of securing your property, and is almost always omitted by security companies.