Mark Skilton, professor of practice at Warwick Business School and digital communications consultant, discusses the ambitious new initiative aimed at curbing online extremism that will be launched during a meeting of world leaders and leading technology chiefs in Paris.
Despite the turmoil that continues to surround his company, Mark Zuckerberg has insisted he is still the best person to lead Facebook. Recent reports around improper data gathering by Cambridge Analytica - as well as fake news and propaganda - have prompted some to question Mr Zuckerberg's ability to lead a company that some think has grown beyond his control.
Ian Robertson, Visiting Professor, Computer Science, comments.
It was reported today that the UK poltical consulting firm Cambridge Analytica is being investigated for alledgedly using the personal data of 50 million Facebook members to influence the US presidential election in 2016.
Professor Ian Robertson, a cyber security expert in University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, comments.
The UK Government revealed today a new weapon in the fight against terrorism - a tool which uses artificial intelligence to accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed online.
Professor Ian Robertson, Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, comments on its potentially dangerous downsides.
A major cyberattack on UK infrastructure is likely according to the Head of the National Cyber Security Research Centre, it was reported today. Professor Ian Robertson, an expert in cyber security from the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, agrees.