|Towards an Accountable Web of Personal Information: The Web-of-Receipts|
Expert Fellow Vitor Jesus has recently published an open access paper
in IEEE Access. Check it out:
|Cyber-Resilience Practices in the Financial Sector|
member Benoît Dupont has co-authored an interesting report on
cyber-resilience published by The Global Risk Institute. Take a look:
|Policing's Fourth Age? Mobile Working and On-the-street Management|
Expert Fellow Martin Gallagher published a reflection on the evolution
of police communication methodologies, including how ICT affected police
work. Take a look:
|Artificial Intelligence and UK National Security: Policy Considerations|
Expert Fellow Marion Oswald co-authored an interesting piece about
Artifical Intelligence and National Security. Take a look:
|Towards a Trustworthy Coronavirus Contact Tracing App|
Expert Fellow Marion Oswald has authored a comentary on the NHS
contact-tracing app. The opinion piece is available here:
|Online Child Sexual Victimisation|
Expert Fellow Corinne May-Chahal has recently co-authored a book on
online-facilitated child sexual abuse. The book is available here:
|Ethics Committee Member Vacancy|
Expert Fellow Marion Oswald chairs West Midlands Police Ethics
Committee, and looks to fill a voluntary ethics committee member role,
with a specialism in data science and predictive analytics. More info
|Funded PhD positions in Data-centric Systems Cyber Security|
University School of Computing and Communications is looking for
capable PhD students. Among the supervisors is our Expert Fellow Corinne
May-Chahal. More info here:
|COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19)|
Allen Institute for AI has partnered with leading research groups to
prepare and distribute the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19), a
free resource of over 47,000 scholarly articles, including over 36,000
with full text, about COVID-19 and the coronavirus family of viruses for
use by the global research community.
More info here: https://spritehub.org/2020/05/14/covid-19-open-research-dataset-cord-19/
100% free, 100% online summit focused on exploring the relationship between people and technology.
the 8th–12th June, an all-star line up of technology experts, security
authorities and leading futurists will discuss key trends in our
relationship with technology. Expect interviews, informal
conversations, panel discussions and virtual Q&A's.
More info here: https://www.peepsec.com/
|Cybersecurity-related Twitter Accounts Labelling|
member Mohamad Imad Mahaini is conducting an experiment related to
detecting cybersecurity-related Twitter accounts, and is looking for
Get in touch with Mohamad (M.I.Mahaini@KENT.AC.UK)
for more info, and to participate - there's a £15 Amazon voucher for
~40-50 minutes of your time.
|Call for Papers - STAST 2020|
member Thomas Gross invites submissions for the 10th International
Workshop on Socio-Technical Aspects in Security (STAST). Abstracts are
due on July 3 (AoE), full papers on July 10 (AoE).
More info here: http://stast.uni.lu
|Pre-call announcement: SPRITE+ Sandpit, July 2020|
Full call document to be published on 27 May.
Challenge Working Groups and Project Partners gathered virtually on 11
May 2020 to devise specific topics for the upcoming SPRITE+ Sandpits.
Participants generated over 50 ideas, which have been condensed into the
2020 SPRITE+ Sandpit theme: trust, identity, privacy, and security in
the post-Covid Digital Economy.
We will invite applications from
all SPRITE+ Members from any disciplinary background to attend our
virtual Sandpit, due to take place in July 2020. Approximately £100k (in
total) will be made available to support interdisciplinary pilot
projects and feasibility studies.
More information is linked in "Read more".
70 representatives from SPRITE+ Community, cybersecurity start-ups and
innovators gathered virtually on 11 May 2020 to discuss hot topics in
digital trust, identity, privacy, and security.
Click on "Read more" to find out what happened at the SPRITE+ Showcase.
|Our First Career Journey Interviews are Live!|
We gather interviews from members, experts, and project partners to showcase the diversity of career journeys in digital TIPS.
We have started to regularly publish interviews with SPRITE+ Project Partners, Experts, and Members.
first 2 blogs cover the career journey of SPRITE+ Member Prof. Siraj
Ahmed Shaikh, and out Project Partner from Yoti - Director Julie Dawson.
Click "Read more" to access the blogs.
|New Funding Calls Published on SPRITEHub|
Check the latest funding calls gathered from across digital TIPS community!
Several funding calls are out including NOT EQUAL, UKRI, Microsoft and NIHR. Click on "Read more" to get the full list.
|Learning Resources for Digital TIPS - Free for All!|
Curated free learning reosurces list.
Dmitry Dereshev (The University of Manchester), and Professor Vladimiro
Sassone (University of Southampton) curate a list of free learning
resources about digital TIPS - from cybersecurity, to IoT, to digital
human rights. The list is split into levels, so you can find a course
that works best for you.
The list is public, and all included resources are free, so forward the link to people who you think might benefit from it.
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