In our first spotlight interview, we speak with Tiffany Xingyu Wang from Oasis Consortium, who discusses the concept of digital sustainability, data dignity and the newly published User Safety Standards.
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Hear about the exciting developments of the Safety Tech Sector through our latest articles, reports, case studies and spotlights.
In the first project showcase, which took place on 3 February 2022, the five suppliers chosen to take part in the fund presented updates on work in progress to an audience that included Chris Philp, DCMS Minister for Technology and the Digital Economy.
The Safety Tech Innovation Network welcomed speakers from the Age Verification Providers Association and Yoti to discuss all aspects of age assurance – from policy to methods, and why we need to create a level playing field for people doing age checks.
The Safety Tech Innovation Network spoke with the winners of the U.S-Paris Tech Challenge to hear more about their innovative projects that combat disinformation and propaganda.
UK Export Minister Mike Freer, former head of National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Ciaran Martin and psychologist Professor Mary Aiken were among those highlighting the potential of the UK and global Safety Tech sector at a launch event for the UK Safety Tech Providers Directory.
The EU Commission has announced details of a ground-breaking new scheme to combat child sexual abuse, and is calling for project proposals with up to 16 million EUR available.
Graham Francis and Sofia Hicks from the DCMS Safety Tech team reflect on the core values of Safety Tech, and areas to watch out for during 2022.
The Safety Tech Innovation Network, Consequential and Considered Capital are running a pilot Safety Tech Academy to support early stage businesses grow.
The Safety Tech Innovation Network is hosting a series of webinars focused on finding funding opportunities for Safety Tech businesses.
The G7 Safety Tech Summit, which took place on 16 November 2021, saw more than 50 global voices from government, academia, non-profit and tech sectors come together to discuss the potential for Safety Tech to enable safer online environments for all.
In the kickoff event of the Safety Tech Innovation Network “101” series, attendees heard from experts from Tech Against Terrorism on how websites and platforms can take simple steps to protect themselves from terrorist content.
A collection of the Safety Tech Innovation Network’s recommended podcasts informing listeners on different aspects of the technology sector.
Network hosted a sector-focused session in partnership with Crisp and the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) at Leeds Digital Festival 2021.
An introduction to practical ways in which online businesses can use tech to guard their platforms from child sexual abuse material.
Three new cross-sector expert groups have been established to lead the UK safety tech sector’s response to the challenges identified in recent DCMS skills and capabilities research.
In March 2021, the safety tech industry convened for the world’s first expo dedicated to the sector and discussed how the industry can achieve its mission of creating a safer internet for all.
A new report from DCMS, The UK Safety Tech Sector: 2021 Analysis identifies the safety tech sector as one of the fastest growing parts of the UK’s tech industry, with a 40% increase in revenues in the past year, reaching £314 million.
Through legislation, awareness raising by media and NGOs, and a great working relationship with the UK, the German safety tech sector has established itself as a key player in the global rise of safety tech.
Thank you for joining the world’s first safety tech expo, Safety Tech 2021: Unleashing the Potential for a Safer Internet. Listed within this article is information to help you stay connected with the community, so that you can work towards delivering safer online experiences for users.
In the lead-up to Safety Tech 2021: Unleashing the Potential for a Safer Internet, the organisers discuss their plans and visions for the expo.
Sam Brown of Consequential discussed the agile business practice, Consequence Scanning, as an innovative tool that provides opportunities within product development to mitigate or address potential harms and disasters before they happen.
Earlier this month, DCMS launched the Online Safety Data Initiative – a 15 month project designed to test methodologies to facilitate better access to higher quality data to support the development of technology to identify and remove harmful and illegal content from the internet.
As digital consumption continues to boom, safety tech considerations are fast becoming vital and central components of innovation in technology. But what could the future look like?
Expert panellists shed light on the online community management sector and discussed how to create a peer support network and provide access to the tools needed in the field, at our latest event.