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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Security Futures

 

The Future of Security: Ethical Hacking, Big Data and the Crowd

The conference will convene a day long series of discussions to highlight the emerging, disruptive forces changing the landscape of the global community. Key panels include the following topic areas: Ethical Hacking, Big Data and Networks, and The Crowd and Crowdsourced Science.

 

Marc Goodman: A vision of crimes in the future
Marc Goodman imagines the future crime and terrorism challenges we will all face as a result of advancing technologies. He thinks deeply about the disruptive security implications of robotics, artificial intelligence, social data, virtual reality and synthetic biology. Technology, he says, is affording exponentially growing power to non-state actors and rogue players, with significant consequences for our common global security. How to respond to these threats? The crime-fighting solution might just lie in crowdsourcing.

 

Protecting Future Society from Future Crime by Noboru Nakatani
This presentation focuses on how the technology advancement has opened new possibilities for criminal activity. By providing a few predictions of new forms of crime in the near future, it explains that these ‘unknown unknowns’ in crime especially on cyberspace can cause exponential damages to the safety and security of the future society. As the criminals can abuse the system that we built to protect us online and turn the defense mechanism against us, it conveys a message that we need to do more than just protecting ourselves. In this sense, proactive and smart policing will be key in preventing, detecting and investigating crimes of the future. To this end, we need to “predict the unpredictable” that could lead to the potential worst case scenario. Further to this, modernizing international legal framework could allow the law enforcement to be more efficient in tackling crime in the dynamic global security landscape. Finally, the presentation concludes by explaining the INTERPOL’s role as a global facilitator in supporting its 190 member countries to combat criminality of tomorrow.

 

The Future of Intrastate Conflict in Africa
On June 26th, IPI hosted the launch of a new report, The Future of Intrastate Conflict in Africa: More Violence or Greater Peace, by Dr. Jakkie Cilliers and Dr. Julia Schünemann, which utilizes the International Futures (IFs) model to forecast trends for intrastate conflict in Africa and recommend a new approach to conflict on the continent.

 

P.W. Singer: Military robots and the future of war
In this powerful talk, P.W. Singer shows how the widespread use of robots in war is changing the realities of combat. He shows us scenarios straight out of science fiction -- that now may not be so fictitious.

 

The Future of Crime: Roxana Baratu at TEDxGoodenoughCollege
TEDxGoodenoughCollege combines the unique format and beauty of TED with the ingenuity and reach of the post-graduate community of Goodenough College.

 

Future Talk 44-2, The Millennium Project
Discussion of the Millennium Project's efforts at peace making, especially in the Middle East

 

Security: Present and Future Challenges
Speaker: Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, Respondent: Professor Mary Kaldor, Chair: Professor David Held

 

The Future of the Global Order and Security
Dr. Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States (special speech), Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy, Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, Kaspersky Lab, Shashi Tharoor, Member of the Lower House, Parliament of India, UN Deputy Secretary General (2001-2007).

 

Gary Kovacs: Tracking the trackers
As you surf the Web, information is being collected about you. Web tracking is not 100% evil -- personal data can make your browsing more efficient; cookies can help your favorite websites stay in business. But, says Gary Kovacs, it's your right to know what data is being collected about you and how it affects your online life. He unveils a Firefox add-on to do just that.

 

To See The Future Of Technology, Look At The People Using It For Crime
In this video from our Futurist Forum, Jamais Cascio says that the people hacking a tech to make it serve more shady purposes (or to help them have sex) might be the best window into how it works.

 

Project 2020 - Scenarios for the Future of Cybercrime
Project 2020 is an initiative of the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA). Its aim is to anticipate the future of cybercrime, enabling governments, businesses and citizens to prepare themselves for the challenges and opportunities of the coming decade. It comprises a range of activities, including common threat reporting, scenario exercises, policy guidance and capacity building.

 

The Self-Service Future of Security
The first automated, self-service security-screening kiosk was unveiled at Lincoln Center in New York. Founder of Qylur Security Systems, Dr. Lisa Dolev tells us how it works and why it is the future of security.

 

Foresight and Self-Control
Policy-makers are considering large-scale early intervention programs to enhance children’s self-control, with the aim of reducing crime and improving citizens’ health and wealth. Experimental studies and economic analyses are suggesting that such programs could reap benefits for a nation. Yet, how important is childhood self-control for the health, wealth, and public safety of the adult population?

 

Future of Prisons: Alan Holden and Kara Shuler at TEDxRosslyn
Future of Prisons: Alan Holden and Kara Shuler at TEDxRosslyn

 

Michael Moore Goes to Norway & Visits a Prison of the Future
Michael Moore also visits a much more civilized conceptualization of what we think of as a 'prison'. Given what we know about human behavior and criminology, prisons in the US and many other countries are a scientific and humanitarian embarrassment.

 

The Perfect future Prisons how to avoid crime tomorrow
FUTURE-UNIVERSITY | Future-Institute

 

Mathematical Patterns May Help Forecast Future Crimes
Mathematicians are helping police find the locations where future crime is most likely to occur.

 

Protecting Future Society from Future Crime by Noboru Nakatani
This presentation focuses on how the technology advancement has opened new possibilities for criminal activity. By providing a few predictions of new forms of crime in the near future, it explains that these ‘unknown unknowns’ in crime especially on cyberspace can cause exponential damages to the safety and security of the future society. As the criminals can abuse the system that we built to protect us online and turn the defense mechanism against us, it conveys a message that we need to do more than just protecting ourselves. In this sense, proactive and smart policing will be key in preventing, detecting and investigating crimes of the future. To this end, we need to “predict the unpredictable” that could lead to the potential worst case scenario. Further to this, modernizing international legal framework could allow the law enforcement to be more efficient in tackling crime in the dynamic global security landscape. Finally, the presentation concludes by explaining the INTERPOL’s role as a global facilitator in supporting its 190 member countries to combat criminality of tomorrow.

 

Prospects for Africa's 26 fragile countries - (Podcast)
What are the prospects for state fragility in Africa? Jakkie Cilliers and Julia Schuenemann explain long-term structural dynamics in Africa by forecasting the future of Africa's 26 'more fragile' countries.

 

The Future of Global Information Security - (Podcast)
Gartner analysts Paul Proctor, Andrew Walls and Joe Baylock discuss why it's important to extend our security horizon into the next decade. (Located top right of page)

 

Cyber War Will Not Take Place, Or Will It? - (Podcast)
For over two decades, cyber experts, politicians, and military leaders have worried about war in the cyber domain, a campaign of destruction wrought via the globe’s networked information technology, infrastructure, and economy. Despite these concerns, however, cyber war has yet to occur, and the concept itself may be distracting from other nefarious online activity.

 

Are Lie-Detector Kiosks The Future Of Border Security? - (Podcast)
Imagine going to the U.S. border with Mexico, and instead of talking to a border agent, you talk to a machine. It asks you questions like “What’s your full name” and “Are you a citizen of the United States.” All the while, the machine is monitoring different aspects of your behavior: how your eyes are moving, how your voice changes, how you pause between answers, how you fidget. Taking these markers together, the machine – called an Embodied Avatar kiosk – can determine whether or not you’re being truthful. This is the cutting edge of research in deception detection, which remains a surprisingly mysterious field, even though we’ve been building lie detectors for almost a hundred years.

 

 

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