Researchers run digital security training event aimed at domestic abuse support services

UCL’s “Gender and IoT” (G-IoT) research team ran a “CryptoParty” (digital security training event) followed by a panel discussion which brought together frontline workers, support organisations, as well as policy and tech representatives to discuss the risk of emerging technologies for domestic violence and abuse. The event coincided with the upcoming International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, …

GIoT: CryptoParty, 22 November

UCL’s Gender and IoT (G-IoT) research team are organising a “CryptoParty” (digital security training) followed by a panel discussion with policymakers, charity representatives, and technologists on the 22nd of November from 6-9pm in London. The session coincides with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The G-IoT team has been working together with the London VAWG Consortium, the PETRAS IoT Hub, and Privacy International to investigate the …

Dr Tanczer leads study in to the implications of the Internet of Things (IoT) on victims of domestic violence and abuse

Dr Leonie Tanczer, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (UCL STEaPP) and a member of PETRAS Standards, Governance and Policy Team has successfully received funding from the Social Science Plus+ award from UCL’s Collaborative Social Science Domain for a pilot project examining the implications of the Internet of Things (IoT) on victims of gender-based domestic violence and …