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Our industry experts share their latest perspectives on how businesses can succeed through bringing innovations to life.

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Deepfakes: Curbing the spread of misinformation

Improved technology and the always-online world we live in means it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to judge if the media we consume is sincere or genuine. Deepfakes, which are synthetic or fake videos that are generated using artificial intelligence, are a common sight on the internet.

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Data assurance: Automation and exploitation

In the second article of our data assurance series covering law enforcement data challenges, we discuss how to use technology to manage large amounts of data to enable investigators to focus their efforts on getting results.

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Defending the future

The world is constantly changing, which brings not just new opportunities and improvements, but unfortunately new threats and vulnerabilities.

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How is crime changing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic?

The coronavirus pandemic has, and is continuing to affect the whole world. But what might all this mean for the future of crime?

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Police data – a reliable witness or a potential suspect?

In an era of fake news, scrutinising the accuracy of information is an everyday activity, and the law enforcement community is finding itself increasingly dependent on data to provide reliable evidence for prosecution.

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Future shock: Predicting future technologies and their impact

At Roke we often get called upon to help customers second guess what kind of technologies are around the corner and how they might impact upon their organisations, missions and lives.

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Situational awareness in the information age

In the information age, it’s acknowledged that Situational Awareness cannot be achieved in isolation; a common and coherent intelligence picture needs to be maintained at both the strategic and tactical level.

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Lockdown: Behavioural threats in a COVID-19 world

The threats we face from COVID-19 are not only biological. Due to our disrupted routines, we grant new opportunities to cyber criminals.

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The virtual “Vision” of the future

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have been big players within the gaming industry for several years. VR creates an artificial 3D environment, stimulating the senses to create an immersive experience. Current platforms operate in vision and hearing, but new advances in haptic suits could soon extend to include touch and smell.

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The geography of innovation

Innovation is constantly evolving. Understanding the tremendous pace of innovation and, specifically, where that innovation is geographically located is crucial to anticipating upcoming technologies and associated business needs.

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Can we trust machine learned models to keep our secrets?

Machine Learned (ML) models learn through generalising patterns in data. Can we trust these to keep their training data secret, or is there a risk that this data could be inadvertently leaked to an adversary?

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Cyber resilience and the UK’s evolving Smart City ecosystem

Potential cyber attacks pose a systemic risk to the UK as our cities evolve into smart cities. But what really constitutes cyber resilience in an ecosystem of smart cities?

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5G: Taking law enforcement to the next generation

New technology means new benefits and challenges for law enforcement agencies who need to harness the power of digital to protect the communities they serve.

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Artificial intelligence and law enforcement

AI has the potential to transform how law enforcement organisations operate, allowing targeted interventions, the ability to identify potential offenders proactively and effectively, to predict crime hotspots, and to analyse CCTV images.

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