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- 24th Jan 2019
Strengthening the Metropolitan Police against cyber attacks
Many of the world’s most disruptive cyber attacks have a simple culprit: phishing emails. Since 2017, we have partnered with the Metropolitan Police Service to try to reduce its susceptibility to phishing attacks.
Ariel Lee Bothen
Ariel joined BIT as an Advisor in the area of Social Cohesion and Intergration and is part of the Home Affairs and International Development team. She joined BIT after completing her master’s degree in International Affairs, with a focus on conflict studies, at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin…
Lilli is a Research Advisor in the Home Affairs and International Programmes team where she leads the evaluation of a number of projects with different police forces and government agencies on reducing violence and recidivism. Additionally, Lilli also works as the research lead on a range of international projects, including…
- 15th Apr 2019
Tackling online harms and manipulations: download our new paper
Most of us will spend at least half of our free time over the next year looking at screens
- 15th Apr 2019
The behavioural science of online harm and manipulation, and what to do about it
An exploratory paper to spark ideas and debate
- 17th May 2019
We’re only human. No one means to get defrauded.
Today, technology has given fraudsters new toys which they can use to play the same old tricks. Fake cryptocurrencies with big returns advertised on Facebook might seem new but, really, they’re not much different to the notorious Charles Ponzi who, almost a century ago, promised to double investors’ money in…
- 24th Sep 2019
How to stop sexual harassment as a bystander
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many organisations and universities are searching for evidence-based strategies to combat sexual harassment. Encouraging bystanders, those who witness or hear about sexual harassment, to take action is a promising way to do this.
Sebastian is a Senior Advisor at the Behavioural Insights Team. He is a founding member of BIT’s Canadian office and currently leads applied behavioural science projects across the Americas, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. He has advised over 15 government agencies in the region on the…
Ben is BIT’s Senior Policy Advisor to the CEO. He supports BIT’s CEO across the full range of policy areas BIT works on and manages BIT's central contract with the UK government. Before taking on this role, Ben was a Policy Advisor working across BIT’s home affairs and international programmes.…
- 25th Nov 2019
What can we do to combat Intimate Partner Violence?
At least 1 in 3 women in Latin America have experienced Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). We partnered with the International Development Bank (IDB) to identify behavioural barriers that IPV survivors and service providers face when tackling this issue in the region and propose solutions to overcome these barriers .
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