The experiences of victims of crime with the Garda Síochána: Interim report


We are proud to be working with the Irish Policing Authority to investigate and understand crime victims’ experience with the Garda Síochána (the police service of the Republic of Ireland) and the impact of these interactions. This project, which started in January 2020, will provide important insights into: The nature and quality of victims’ experiences The impact […]

Combating child exploitation with ethically designed technology

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Government services throughout the UK gather more data than the various agencies can process, leaving them wondering who might be slipping through the cracks from the lack of ability to analyse it. When safeguarding children disconnects in the data kept by various agencies can mean lost opportunity to identify victims, to mitigate risks earlier, to […]

AI in healthcare: paving the way with standardisation

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AI has become one of the top strategic priorities and a key driving force of economic growth. The potential of this game-changing technology in the healthcare sector will make a huge difference for both professionals and patients. The one-day interactive stakeholders’ workshop organised by CEN-CENELEC on 27th October 2020, is very timely as it will bring […]

“Failing to plan for the day after”: planning for civilian protection in Libya

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In early 2011, Libya descended into chaos and violence. In March the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1973 authorising “all necessary measures” to protect Libyan civilians. At the end of March, NATO began military operations to implement Resolution 1973 under what became known as Operation Unified Protector (OUP). Within a matter of months, Libyan government […]

Developing a sustainable model to enhance policing’s ability to safeguard children – interview with Chris Todd from West Midlands Police and National Policing lead for Data Analytics

In this interview, Detective Chief Superintendent Chris Todd from West Midlands Police and National Policing lead for Data Analytics shares unique insights on how new technologies can make policing more effective and efficient in delivering public good. Here, he also provides his feedback on CESIUM project’s endeavour in enhancing policing’s ability to prevent and combat […]

Ethically developed technologies for safer societies – the ROXANNE project case study

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ROXANNE is a security project funded under the European Union Horizon 2020 innovation programme. ROXANNE brings together research institutions, law enforcement agencies and industry to build tools to assist law enforcement in tackling organised crime and terrorist groups. Surveillance of these organised crime and terrorist groups takes a significant amount of time for investigators to […]

Balancing Innovation and Vulnerability: Water Security in An Age of Cyber-Warfare


This paper assesses the vulnerabilities arising from increasingly addressing water security through interconnectivity and digitalisation in water infrastructures. It focuses on the tensions between the human security challenges of cyber-warfare practices relating to digital infrastructure and the social justice challenges experienced by people struggling to access clean water. The paper then explores the necessary structure […]

Why is human security important?

Never has the concept of human security been as important as it is today as the world responds to the global pandemic COVID-19, which broke out in Wuhan, China in December 2019. On the day of writing, 7 April 2020, the World Health Organisation has reported 1,247,244 confirmed cases, 69,213 confirmed deaths and 211 countries or […]

AI for Good – Security Issues, Dangers and Implications of Smart Information Systems

While recent innovations in the machine learning domain have improved a variety of computer-aided tasks, machine learning systems present us with new challenges, new risks, and new avenues for attackers. As such, researchers should consider how machine learning may shape our environment in ways that could be harmful. Within the SHERPA project, Trilateral has been […]