DSEI 23 Full Programme


Mitigating supply chain risk: a case study in leveraging trusted networks and machine learning to unmask Russian front companies

13 Sep 2023
Strategic Command & Keynote Forum
Developing the CyEM domain

Hear the output of a joint piece of work between RUSI and Altana on how leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning is able to identify Russian Front Companies in the West through the process of tracking supply chains to curtail Russia’s military aggression. Explore:

  • How leveraging trusted networks increases ability to amass, analyse and action intelligence to mitigate supply chain risk
  • Insights in to how the collaboration identified export control evasion and exploit opportunities to deliver operational advantage in a war footing
  • Perspectives on the nexus of public-private partnerships in the defence sector
Professor Alison Wakefield, Co-Director - Cybersecurity and Criminology Centre - University of West London
James Byrne, Director Open Source Intelligence & Analysis Group - RUSI
Lieutenant General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE, Deputy Commander - Strategic Command
Dawn Meyerriecks, Former Deputy-Director for Science & Technology - CIA (retd)
Peter Swartz, Co-founder and Chief Science Officer - Altana Technologies

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