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.
A summary of the latest information and events.
“When we set up the Safety Tech Innovation Network a year ago, we hoped we’d find an audience. We weren’t quite prepared for what happened next.” Ryan Jackson looks back on an amazing year for Safety Tech.
An introduction to practical ways in which online businesses can use tech to guard their platforms from child sexual abuse material.
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.
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?
Turing Institute, FutureGov and SafeToNet inspire attendees and provide practical advice in the first themed event held by the Safety Tech Innovation Network.
An international panel of experts put safety tech firmly on the agenda at the UN Internet Governance Forum on 5 November 2020, in an Open Forum dedicated to exploring the international potential of this exciting new tech sector.