The Interplay of Explicit and Tacit Knowledge with Automated Systems for Safeguarding Children
The UK’s Digital Policing Strategy prioritises “the power of digital technologies and behaviours to identify the risk of harm and protect the vulnerable in the physical and digital world”. In support of this priority, Trilateral Research is collaborating with Lincolnshire Police to co-design and develop CESIUM, a data analytics and AI platform for safeguarding children who […]
A survey of AI risk assessment methodologies
In recognition of both the increasing importance of AI in our digital society and the wide diversity of use cases, policymakers across the globe are seeking to better understand the risks that these new AI systems might pose to society. A growing consensus is emerging in favor of risk-based approaches to regulating the use of […]
Critical Security – 4th Annual West Coast Conference
We are delighted to participate in the 4th Annual West Coast Conference which will be held from 22-26 November 2021, and this year’s theme covers “Critical Security”. The event, organised by Canadian Association for Security & Intelligence Studies Vancouver (CASIS), offers a platform to discuss the development of human security tools and methodology for military […]
A structured path towards behaviour change – How can training sessions help bring a to change people’s behaviour?
We know how to give a good training course. We have expert subject matter knowledge and can speak in an engaging way. It’s enjoyable for the delegates to be involved and they give excellent feedback for an engaging session. But what will they do when they go back to work? At the end of the online session, or when they leave the […]
Machine Speed Strategic Analysis – Using AI to unlock information advantage
“Machine Speed Strategic Analysis” is a constant and top-level requirement within the MoD, but what exactly does it mean? Machine speed analysis is the ability to process vast amounts of data to examine or determine their relationship or value much quicker than could be done by humans and to produce a statement of findings. The […]
Using technology in the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery. Challenges with tech-mediated interventions.
The progression of internet communications technology presents a complex philosophical question when applied to human trafficking and modern slavery. This is due to the fact that advances in technology can both help to enable and prevent incidents of the crime. Although this blog acknowledges both possibilities, the importance of understanding the potential impacts associated with […]
Data-driven technologies and the fight against child-exploitation: getting data protection right during development
Exploring the use of data-analytics technologies in the fight against child exploitation is for the brave. Tackling such a complex and multifaced issue may appear overwhelming when all the legal, regulatory, social, and economic aspects are considered. Children are vulnerable by default, and those who unfortunately end up in contexts of sexual and non-sexual exploitation […]
Training on human trafficking: a component of the human security operationalisation framework
Research and our own experience show that whilst those working in defence are typically well positioned to help better understand how human trafficking manifests itself in conflict, they do not fully understand what human trafficking truly entails and/or what their role is vis-à-vis that crime. Acknowledging this gap, Royal Marines Commandos invited Trilateral Research to […]
Child sexual exploitation online: how can we better protect children in the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns?
An inadvertent consequence of the lockdown restrictions was the volume of people plunging into the online realm, all from diverse backgrounds and with varying technical know-how. This created a perfect storm in terms of the uncertainty and confusion surrounding online interactions. While some parents have converted to working from home, children are experiencing more unsupervised […]
Young and connected: An analysis of the new General Comment on children’s rights in the digital environment
The internet and new digital technologies have completely revolutionised our world, the way we work, the way we connect and the information we are exposed to. With regards to fighting crime, technology has made some extremely positive contributions. It has allowed us to map criminal networks and gather intelligence more efficiently. It has even allowed […]