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Our latest newsletter is out featuring: an interview with Bellingcat exploring the boundaries of Open Source Investigations; a study by Computer Scientists from Cardiff University and MIT find AI Robots can develop prejudice on their own
The Crime and Security Research Institute were honoured to welcome Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations, Mr Neil Basu to Cardiff to deliver the Institute’s inaugural Distinguished Lecture.
Leading counter-terrorism experts offer new communications guidance for authorities to better manage the impacts of terror attacks
The second edition of the Crime and Security Research Institute’s (CSRI) reporting magazine is available for free download now.
At the May Crime & Security Research Institute's Lunchtime Seminar we were pleased to welcome Professor Stuart MacDonald, Co-director of Swansea University's CHERISH Digital Economy Centre and Director of their multidisciplinary Cyberterrorism research project.
This issue includes a report on “Investigating Russian influence and interference measures following the UK's 2017 terrorist attacks, using fake social media accounts”
The level of influence and interference by Russian-linked social media accounts trying to engineer social division in the UK is considerably more extensive than has been reported to date.
Collaborative research between Cardiff University academics and the police has found that current UK policing approaches to social media analytics are fragmented and struggling to keep up with technological advances and their disruptive social impacts.
Open Source Communications, Analytics Research Development Centre publish first in series of Working Papers
David Cameron’s immediate response to the Paris terrorist attacks was to announce a significant rise in staffing and funding for the intelligence services, thus improving its capacity and capability to identify and understand the spectrum of terrorist risks.
Friday's terror attacks in Paris received huge attention over social media. There has been an unprecedented expression of solidarity and sorrow over Twitter, Facebook and other platforms. Research shows that social media are changing the way we relate to terror – both the attacks themselves and their aftermath. Attacks are having more widespread and longer-lasting impacts.
The Universities’ Police Science Institute (UPSI) at the Crime & Security Research Institute, Cardiff University have secured funding via the College of Policing’s Police Knowledge Fund to establish the Open Source Communications, Analytics and Research (OSCAR) Development Centre.
Colin Roberts, who leads the research programme on counter-terrorism policing at Cardiff University's UPSI (Universities' Police Science Institute), told IBTimes UK the key question about the Charleston shooting is what catalysed the gunman to carry out the attack.