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CDEI and RUSI hold discussion groups to examine use of algorithms in policing

The Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) is partnering with the defence and security-focused Think Tank the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) to carry out research into the potential for algorithmic bias in policing and how to ensure adequate oversight of these...
Posted On 08 Aug 2019
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Bosch start-up SAST presents innovative use cases for security cameras based on open IoT ecosystem

Security and Safety Things (SAST) is presenting innovative use cases for security cameras at CES 2019 which runs from 8-11 January. These are the first to be developed on the basis of SAST’s open Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem for the security industry. The use cases show the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2019
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Digitalisation: Delivering An Agile and Protected Workspace

The built environment is changing to an ever-greater degree. New and innovative technologies now offer increasingly clearer insights into how workplaces are used. We’re poised on the threshold of new methodologies that will transform how we work, protect people and control...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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BlackBerry to acquire Cylance and add “premier AI and cyber security capabilities”

BlackBerry has entered into a definitive agreement to wholly acquire Cylance, a specialist in the spheres of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cyber security, for US$1.4 billion in cash, plus the assumption of unvested employee incentive awards. This will be BlackBerry’s...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Surveillance Cameras and Fire Detection: Towards An Integrated Solution

Video fire/smoke detection is a safety solution based on the computer analysis of images provided by standard CCTV cameras linked to a self-contained processing system capable of recognising smoke and flame patterns within the video image. Here, Risk Xtra interviews the Fire...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018
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Kronos delivers for workforce management in FM sector with AI-powered solution

Kronos has launched Workforce Dimensions, a new workforce management solution that’s said to “represent the next generation of workforce technology”. Every dimension – the underlying architecture, user experience, functionality, integration, data access,...
Posted On 11 May 2018
Most modern matching algorithms use a variety of technologies to increase the difficulty of producing or using a fake biometric
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‘Spoofing’ of biometrics addressed by Biometrics Institute with release of ‘Top 10 Vulnerability Questions’ guidance

The Biometrics Institute has just released a detailed guidance document for members and key stakeholders entitled: ‘Top 10 Vulnerability Questions’ in which the organisation duly provides clarification around some of the most frequently asked questions about the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2015