Leveraging data to develop modern slavery risk assessments

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Trilateral’s Data Science team has built interactive cloud-based dashboards to bring data-driven insights into modern slavery risk assessments. Trilateral Research is working in conjunction with the UK’s Ministry of Defence on Project Solebay, funded by Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). The aim of the project is to develop a risk assessment methodology and tools to […]

GDPR and implications for Research

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To mark Data Protection Day, Trilateral has produced a special article that examines how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changes the rules for research. The GDPR adopts a “broad” definition of research, encompassing the activities of public and private entities alike (Recital 159). Research occupies a privileged position within the Regulation. Organisations that process personal […]

The CNIL on data sharing with third-parties

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Companies hold vast amounts of personal information about their employees, customers, clients, and partners. Sharing this personal data with third-parties, where not required by law, has raised serious concerns in relation to consumer trust and confidence. It was only after the massive revelations about data abuses from the marketing industry that the need for strict […]

How the GDPR Will Help Europe Win the AI Race

In this blog, Benjamin Falk, co-founder of Yo-Da, outlines the current market landscape for personal data and provides insights on how data protection law will drive enormous socioeconomic benefits, bringing Europe in the lead of the international race for artificial intelligence supremacy. I attended the GovTech Summit in Paris on 12 November 2018 and listened to Canadian Prime […]

Do you need a DPIA? The view from Ireland

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The Data Protection Supervisory Authorities (DPAs) of 22 Member States of the European Union (EU), recently submitted draft lists to the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). These lists identified data processing activities likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals and hence require a pre-emptive Data Protection Impact Assessment […]

Lessons on consent: the use of data analytics in political campaigns

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The ICO report on the investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns  In July 2018, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published a progress report on its ongoing investigation into the use of people’s personal data to influence political opinion. This forms part of a larger parliamentary inquiry into the proliferation of fake […]

Working together to design new technologies to fight crime and terrorism

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Organized crime and terrorist organisations are often at the forefront of technological innovation in planning, executing and concealing their criminal activities and the revenues stemming from them. Trilateral Research has worked in many projects aiming to develop solutions to tackle cybercrime, terrorist activities and understand their use or novel technologies. We would like now to […]

Data Science Frontiers – Capturing the benefits of “extreme scale” analytics

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Extreme scale analytics is characterised by a data volume, variety or velocity well beyond traditional “big data” measures, which require new computing skills and tools able to organise and analyse these enormous data sets. This latest technological development at the frontiers of data science may have an extreme impact on specific industrial sectors or service […]