AI assurance: insights and best practices for SMEs

Register now to learn how to build AI assurance within SMEs. Find out about digital, cybersecurity and data security standards, the benefits and all the support available as part of the BridgeAI programme, from BSI.

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13.00 - 14.15 GMT



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About the event

In collaboration with Innovate UK’s BridgeAI programme, BSI brings you an insightful webinar delving into artificial intelligence (AI) assurance and the benefits of incorporating digital, cybersecurity and data security standards within SMEs.

In a global economy of rapidly emerging new technologies and markets, standards help to establish the frameworks and empower you to drive innovation, productivity and resilience.

Who should attend?

If you’re actively involved in AI development or adoption within agriculture, construction, creative and transport (excluding connected and automated vehicles (CAVs)) sectors and are interested in understanding more about AI assurance and the standards landscape, this webinar is for you.

By joining this event you will:

  • Understand how to build assurance with digital, cybersecurity and data security standards
  • Grasp the specific benefits of standards for SMEs and how they can help catalyse innovation and trustworthy AI
  • Hear from experts sharing best practices for SMEs, and also hear a BridgeAI grant winner share their experience on building assurance
  • Learn about the tools available to you, including the Responsible Technology Adoption Unit’s (RTAU) AI Assurance Toolkit
  • Discover the support avenues provided by BSI through the BridgeAI programme and how to access them, including the dedicated community space, BridgeAI Standards Community


  • 13:00: Introduction to BridgeAI, BSI’s role in assurance and benefits to SMEs, by Matilda Rhode, BSI
  • 13:05: An overview of relevant standards for assurance within AI, with a focus on risk, cyber and data security, by Steve Watkins, Chair of IST/33 committee, Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection
  • 13:10: Upcoming work on AI and cybersecurity standards – aims and relevance to SMEs, by Milan Patel, Microsoft
  • 13:15: Assurance tools and mechanisms, including the new AI Assurance toolkit, by the Responsible Technology Adoption Unit
  • 13:25: Panel discussion
  • 13:55: Q&A
  • 14:10: Wrap up and thank you

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