Tag Archives: Eerke Boiten

School promotions recognise staff success

Congratulations to four members of academic staff who have been promoted in the recent round of academic promotions which took effect on 1 October 2016. Dr Mark Batty and Dr Matteo Migliavacca have been promoted to senior lecturer and Dr … 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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Google has got involved in healthcare data – can we trust it?

Eerke Boiten, University of Kent Google has some of the most powerful computers and smartest algorithms in the world, has hired some of the best brains in computing, and through its purchase of British firm Deepmind has acquired AI expertise … Continue reading

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Who controls your personal data online? – Think Kent video: Eerke Boiten

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Eerke Boiten explores who owns and controls your online information, especially on social media. One view of privacy … Continue reading

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UK ‘spying law’ removes right to privacy says Kent expert

Dr Eerke Boiten warns Investigatory Powers bill will remove Internet Service Providers’ right to protect your privacy. Eerke Boiten, School of Computing and Director of the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, writes in The Conversation : ‘We should seriously debate the role … Continue reading

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‘Operation Goldenpants’ – Eerke Boiten’s half marathon challenge

The School of Computing’s staff and students have a history of taking on challenges for charity with previous efforts including marathons, triathlons and treks. However none have involved a pair of Kylie-esque golden running pants, until now. Senior Lecturer, Eerke … Continue reading

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Dear Google: open letter on transparency in ‘right to be forgotten’

Eighty top academics including Eerke Boiten from the School of Computing and Alan Mckenna from Kent Law School have signed an open letter to Google, arguing for more public scrutiny over its handling of ‘right to be forgotten’ requests. The letter was featured … Continue reading

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University recognised for excellence in cyber security research

The internationally leading research activity at the University of Kent’s Cybersecurity centre has been recognised by GCHQ and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) through the award of the title of  Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research … Continue reading

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Survey reveals sorry state of European cybersecurity

Cybersecurity experts Julio Hernandez-Castro and Eerke Boiten respond to the European survey on cybersecurity. The European Commission’s annual Eurobarometer Cyber Security Survey, the third edition of which was recently released, is a substantial survey of more than 27,000 respondents from 28 … Continue reading

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