Sam Kinkaid

Sam Kinkaid is a Detective with over 27 years’ service who for the last 9 years has been based with the Police Service of Northern Ireland Cyber Crime Centre. Having dealt with cyber related investigations such as insider threats, network intrusions and ransomware, for the past 6 years, Sam has been the Regional Cyber Protect officer and a member of the NPCC coordinated UK Cyber Protect police team.

Working with the UK Cyber Protect Team and partners such as the National Cyber Security Centre and the growing local cyber security private sector, Sam engages with local organisations and victims of cyber crime, raising staff awareness of current threats and providing advice and guidance on how both individuals and organisations can better protect themselves against common attacks. Sam also runs the popular desktop ‘Cyber Escape Room’ developed by the Metropolitan Police Protect Team with organisations across Northern Ireland.

Sam Kinkaid
PSNI Regional Cyber Protect Officer
  • Organisation
    Police Service of Northern Ireland