In our final Safety Tech 101 event of the series, Ryan Jackson, (Manager, Safety Tech Innovation Network) caught up with Ant Cousins (CEO, Factmata) about how technology can identify and flag online content that includes false, misleading or harmful narratives.
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In the fourth of our Safety Tech 101 series, Sofia Hicks, (Safety Tech Policy Lead, DCMS) spoke to Tracy Chou (CEO, BlockParty) about how technology can empower users to help reduce online harms for themselves and take control of their personal online experiences.
In the third of our Safety Tech 101 series, Sofia Hicks (Safety Tech Policy Lead, DCMS) caught up with Henry Platten (CEO, GoBubble) who provided a comprehensive explanation of the technologies used at platform level to support human moderators detect toxic content and behaviour online.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The BBC’s Jon Howard discussed the research and development that went into creating their app to help children navigate the online world.
Our expert panel debate how we might deliver safer user experiences through better understanding the end-to-end experience of vulnerable user groups.
Turing Institute, FutureGov and SafeToNet inspire attendees and provide practical advice in the first themed event held by the Safety Tech Innovation Network.
Lightning talks and a bid clarification event were held on 10/11 November.
On 22 September 2020, we held what was perhaps the first ever event dedicated to people working in or around safety tech – the Safety Tech Unconference. In this blog we wanted to share key threads that ran through our conversations, and next steps.