What Are The Risks Of Not Sharing Data For Safeguarding Children?

Child exploitation is too often hidden in plain sight which makes it hard to detect and tackle. In response, Trilateral Research has co-designed the CESIUM Application with Lincolnshire Police to identify children who are vulnerable to exploitation. CESIUM promotes intelligence collaboration for safeguarding children by using our ethical artificial intelligence (Ethical AI) to gain new […]

ICO and DPC Guidance Regarding Children’s Data and the Services aimed at Children

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Information Commissioners Office of the UK and the Data Protection Commission of Ireland recognise the special need for protecting the children and children’s data, including in the context of concerns around such data being used for various commercial purposes. Based on the principles of the GDPR, both authorities issued their guidance or set of standards […]

EDPB Adopts Guidelines for Restrictions on Data Subject Rights

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Article 23 GDPR provides for the EU or individual Member States to legislate for the application of “restrictions” on data subject rights in limited circumstances. Following public consultation, the European Data Protection Board (“the EDPB”) has now adopted guidelines on the application of Article 23, including the assessment to be undertaken before any such restrictions may […]

Pandemics and the Environment: Modelling the Broader Picture 

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Pandemic preparedness and response measures are not always designed with the environment in mind, focusing instead on lives saved. As such, short-term mitigation measures during pandemics can worsen long-term environmental and ecological problems.    We, therefore, need to approach pandemics in a way that thinks about the world and not just the people in it, underlining and […]

A Surfeit of Data and the Importance of Explainability for Defence

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The defence sector is well aware of the strategic and operational benefits of harnessing big data. Both in kinetic and non-kinetic contexts, big data can provide mission critical information that can save lives and keep people safe.   Over the past few years, the high volume of data generated by military actors, NGOS, and human security stakeholders has reached almost overwhelming levels. As […]

Creating a holistic diagnostic and assessment tool for early detection of melanoma

Trilateral joins 18 partners from across the EU and Australia in iToBoS, a research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, which aims to build new diagnostic tools for the early detection of melanoma. Skin cancer is one of the most common human malignancies, and its incidence has been increasing […]

Pulling In and Pushing Out: Crowdfunding Regulation and Financial Inclusion in Mexico

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Financial technologies (FinTech) promise to democratize financial services by lowering the threshold for access and including marginalized communities who have traditionally been neglected as potential customers. The honorable goal is luring policymakers towards FinTech to increase rates financial of inclusion. However, before hopes are fully placed on technology, it is important to consider how these […]

Regulating after the GDPR: Proposed changes to the role of the ICO

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In Sept 2021 the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced proposals to reform UK data protection legislation. The key changes are focused on making data protection compliance more streamlined and reducing burdens on organisations. However, it also includes proposed changes to the role of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and its […]

Improving Digital Privacy and Security in Software

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Trilateral Research joins eleven partners from across the EU in the recently launched three-year Horizon 2020 project TRUST aWARE to develop tools and intelligence to help internet users combat security and privacy threats. Cyberattacks targeting individuals are increasing. Internet users are not always aware of the security and privacy threats facing them. These attacks have […]