Developing augmented reality tools to combat crime and terrorism

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Trilateral Research joins fourteen partners from across the EU in the recently launched three-year Horizon 2020 project DARLENE to develop innovative augmented reality (AR) tools which will improve situational awareness when responding to criminal and terrorist activities. The project will investigate how cutting-edge AR technology combined with computer vision can be deployed to help law […]

Cybercrime – what is the hidden nature of digital criminal activities nowadays?


The Internet has opened a parallel platform for communications, exchange of information and goods. While the digital dimension may enrich our lives on many different levels, it leaves us vulnerable to new threats. In fact, like the markets, consumers’ habits and interpersonal relationships evolve within digital and virtual arenas, so does crime. Cybercrime and cyberterrorism […]

Developing new technology to stay ahead of terrorism and organised crime


Trilateral Research joins law enforcement agencies, technology and information systems companies and other research institutions from several EU countries in the newly launched, EU-funded COPKIT project, for a game-changing initiative to combat terrorism and organised crime. While organised crime and terrorist (OCT) groups are often at the forefront of technological innovation for planning, executing and […]

Which are the enablers of Modern Slavery and Human trafficking?


In collaboration with CCARHT (Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking) and The Zovighian Partnership, we are proud to have co-organised the 2018 CCARTH Counter Trafficking Cambridge Summer Symposium. We will address questions such as: which are the enablers of Modern Slavery and Human trafficking? This year’s symposium is an opportunity to explore five […]

Developing new forensic tools to combat Internet Organised Crime and Terrorism

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Today Internet Organized Crime and Terrorism (IOCT) is worryingly expanding. Among others, a few examples include: ransomwares, namely malwares restricting access to files and requesting the payment of a ransom in Bitcoin to remove the restriction; theft of virtual currencies; financing of terrorist activities through Bitcoin payments in the darknet; virtual kidnapping, consisting of sending […]

Ensuring an ethical approach to detecting terrorist-related online content and financing activities

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As part of the DANTE project, Trilateral is collaborating with other partners to disrupt radicalisation and propaganda on the web.  DANTE (Detecting and analysing terrorist-related online contents and financing activities) consists of a multi-disciplinary endeavour to improve intelligence processes in countering terrorism.  The project aims to deliver more effective, efficient, automated data mining and analytics […]

Ensuring ethical research in a multi partner project

There is a strong need for clear ethical guidelines and monitoring practices within European projects as we are moving towards a Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) environment. We, at Trilateral, have in-depth understanding of RRI and research ethics and can help ensure ethical conduct within multi-partner project. Our expertise In combination with our expertise in […]