Beneficial AI based technology reveals systemic bias, leading to stronger laws and policies

It has always been our belief that the use of AI may challenge long standing practices and even help to remove bias whether it's overt or less so when based on societal anachronisms. Looking through the lens at the application…

The hack that could make face recognition think someone else is you

This is an interesting story for the security community. Mcafee proved that they could automatically alter the characteristics of a face beyond recognition, and using a generative adversarial neural network, a form of AI, fooled the AFR into identifying someone…

AI transparency in the physical security domain

This article was first published in Fire and Security Matters Magazine July 2020: https://www.fsmatters.com/Artificial-Intelligence-The-Transparency-Challenge Why should we challenge the transparency of AI? A powerful new general purpose AI technology has emerged from the computer science community. GPT 3.0 contains over…

Better decisions with AI in the Physical Security Domain

This article was first published in Fire and Security Matters Magazine July 2020: https://www.fsmatters.com/Using-AI-in-the-Professional-Security-Domain The term Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the physical security domain is controversial and views are polarised. Some physical security hardware manufacturers dismiss AI as a technology…

Webinar – Making security technologies work: The scope and limits of Artificial Intelligence and Automatic Facial Recognition

If you missed this thought-provoking webinar on Artificial Intelligence you can see the recording, just follow the link below."Making security technologies work: The scope and limits of Artificial Intelligence and Automatic Facial Recognition"Hosted and led by Professor Martin Gill at…

Enhancing Strategic Decisions through Artificial Intelligence – Zeitgeist Leadership Pulse

AI for supply chain forecasting? Listen to the interview with Pauline Norstrom, the founder of Anekanta Consulting on the use of artificial intelligence to improve your supply chain forecasting. Pauline also shares very thought-provoking insights into how AI can be…

Video Authenticity in an AI Centric World

This article was first published in Fire and Security Matters Magazine May 2020: Security Matters and Fire Safety Matters Magazine and web site. Writing exclusively for Security Matters, Anekanta Consulting's Founder Pauline Norstrom explains why it has never been more…

Calipsa webinar: The past, present and future of technology in physical security

If you missed Calipsa's webinar on "From AI to the cloud: The rise of technology in physical security". You can register and see it on-demand any time at your convenience. Here our founder talks with the panel about value added…

Ethical Surveillance?

This article was first published in Fire and Security Matters Magazine April 2020: https://www.fsmatters.com/Surveillance-and-controlling-COVID-19 Will state run surveillance measures ever be accepted in the Western world? It has been reported in the media that Eastern World nations have been effective…

Anekanta Consulting’s perspective on RUSI.org’s latest policy considerations on AI and UK National Security

27th April 2020 Rusi.org released its GCHQ commissioned policy considerations on the benefits and use of AI for National Security in the UK. Here, Anekanta Consulting provides its initial opinion and unique perspective on the findings and conclusions in the…