Horizon 2020 CounteR Project

With funding from the European Commission, H2020 programme, 19 organisations from 11 EU Member States including SMEs, NGOs, and industrial, research and academia entities, along with six public law-enforcement agencies in the domains of justice, police and interior security, on May 1, 2021 started a three-year project for supporting the fight against radicalisation and thus preventing future terrorist attacks.

Horizon 2020 Project IMPETUS

IMPETUS will detect potential threats by using AI techniques to search social media and the deep/dark web for unusual and suspicious activities, and to analyse available smart city data. Threats will be classified and assessed to determine an appropriate response using a human-in-the-loop approach to combine the strengths of AI and human judgement.

EU implements tighter terrorism tracking measures

On Friday, December 28, 2018, new measures to fight terrorism and other crime in the European Union came into force, with an ultimate goal of improving security through a more efficient sharing of the information.

Brussels proposes plan to combat Fake News

The European Union’s executive proposed investing more funds to counter fake news on the Internet, establishing an early warning system to alert governments and pushing tech companies do more to stop disinformation before next year’s EU elections.