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New Head of Cyber Security joins School

Shujun Li has joined the University of Kent as a Professor of Cyber Security in the School of Computing. Shujun will head up the School’s Security Research Group and the university-wide Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security. Shujun has a … Continue reading

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Extended deadline – Funded Cyber Security PhD open for applications

The School is advertising for a talented student for a funded PhD in Cyber Security. The precise area of research can be specified by the student when they apply. The research will be supervised by Shujun Li, the new Professor of … Continue reading

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Kent student IT consultancy to offer cyber security advice to local firms

Organisations across Kent will be able to receive help and support dealing with cyber security threats thanks to a new offering from the Kent IT Consultancy (KITC), based within the School of Computing at the University of Kent. The KITC … Continue reading

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Funded Cyber Security PhD open for applications

The School is advertising for a talented student for a funded PhD in Cyber Security. The precise area of research can be specified by the student when they apply. The research will be supervised by Shujun Li, the new Professor of … Continue reading

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Reducing identity theft with verifiable credentials – Think Kent video

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Professor David Chadwick explores why identity theft is so easy to enact today over the Internet, and how … Continue reading

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Professor of Cyber Security vacancy

The School of Computing is looking to appoint a Professor of Cyber Security to lead its highly successful Security research group. The School has an outstanding reputation for research and education in cyber security where, for example, its MSc Cyber … Continue reading

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Students prepare for elite security competition

Students from the School of Computing have been preparing themselves for a national security competition. Because the University of Kent is an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, its students are eligible to compete alongside students from prestigious … Continue reading

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Cyber Security – darknet use higher in 18-24 year olds

A survey at Kent has revealed that 5% of British adults have browsed the darknet, with 1% acknowledging they have bought items from it. The survey by the by the Cyber Security Centre found that the percentage who bought items is much … Continue reading

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Computing students in CERN security ‘whitehat hacking’ test

Masters students from the School of Computing recently targeted the home of the Large Hadron Collider in a whitehat hacking exercise. The team of seven School of Computing students are computer security specialists who offered to help CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear … Continue reading

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New Cyber Security degree gets GCHQ approval

A new Master’s programme, MSc Cyber Security, run by the School of Computing has been provisionally certified by  GCHQ, as the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance. Dr Eerke Boiten met Ciaran Martin, GCHQ Director Cybersecurity at the Houses of Parliament as … Continue reading

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