New technological approaches to addressing CSAM distribution

This report explores emerging technologies that can aid law enforcement in combating the pervasive issue of online child sexual abuse material (CSAM) distribution. It highlights the potential of forensic linguistics, automated content generation, web crawlers, and real-time analysis to enhance undercover operations, a critical tool for identifying offenders. The article emphasises the need for these […]

The socio-economic impact of child exploitation in the UK

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Criminal and sexual exploitation present a significant national threat to children. The numbers are greatly concerning, with more than 16,000 children being sexually exploited in England every year, and more than 27,000 at high risk of criminal exploitation by organised gangs. Latest government Children in Need (CiN) release reports Child Criminal Exploitation as a factor […]

Trilateral Insights – January 2024

Get the latest insights from Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation and research teams. Insights | Climate, Environment and Energy Wildfire risk management – collaborations for a more resilient future As climate change heats up, so does wildfire risk across Europe. There are many projects and organisations […]

Trilateral Insights – December 2023

Get the latest insights from Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation and research teams. Insights | Ethics, Human Rights and Emerging Technologies Pioneering Ethical Horizons: Trilateral’s work in Policy and Innovation In the EU funded TechEthos project , our team, Dr Anaïs Resseguier (Research Manager), Julie Vinders […]

Trilateral Insights – November 2023

Get the latest insights from across Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation, research and project teams. Insights | Law Enforcement and Community Safeguarding AI and policing – how can we ensure ethical and sustainable practices?  In October 2023, the EU funded popAI project marked its conclusion after […]

Trilateral Insights – October 2023

Get the latest insights from across Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation, research and project teams. Insights | Health Making public transport more accessible benefits everybody A recent study we conducted in the  EU-funded TRIPS project found that making public transport more accessible could increase use across all demographics, […]

CESIUM shines a light on the hidden exploitation of children

In a recent validation test, CESIUM identified 16 children several months before they were referred by safeguarding partners. A child being exploited has no voice, lives in fear of those exploiting them, and is hopeless to find a way out; they can depend only upon responsible adults in their community to recognise the signs and […]

Webinar: What is the Role of Ethical AI in Safeguarding Children? A CESIUM Case Study.

Date Wednesday 9th November Time 10am – 12pm Speakers Kush Wadhwa, CEO/CTO, Trilateral Research Jonathan McAdam, Chief Superintendent, Lincolnshire Police Stephen Anning, Product Manager, Trilateral Research Dr. Filippo Marchetti, Data Protection Services Manager, Trilateral Research Find out how Trilateral Research and Lincolnshire Police used Ethical AI to find 16 vulnerable children months before they were […]