THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED ICT TECHNOLOGIES FOR SECURE SOCIETIES (AICTSS 2017), hosted within the 28th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2017), took place the past 31th August.

The workshop seeks to explore recent developments in the area of combating radicalisation and extremism. Among the organisers and program committee of the workshop, David Camacho, Coordinator of RiskTrack project, and Mahmoud Barhamgi, Noura Faci, Djamal Benslimane, Antonio Gonzalez-Pardo and Raul Lara-Cabrera, partners of the project from UCBL1 and UAM, are included.

Two papers, developed under RiskTrack project, were presented in this workshop and will be included in the Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA): “An initial study on radicalization risk factors: Towards an assessment software tool”, by Irene Gilpérez-López, Javier Torregrosa, Mahmoud Barhamgi and David Camacho, and “Extracting radicalisation behavioural patterns from social network data”, by Raul Lara-Cabrera, Antonio Gonzalez-Pardo, Mahmoud Barhamgi and David Camacho - all members of the RiskTrack team.