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Jason Nurse contributes to an article on the Symantec blog

Dr Jason Nurse has contributed to an article on the Symantec blog advising CISO’s to think beyond pure tech when looking for more resources to improve security. The article entitled ‘Advice for CISOs: Want More Resources? Think Beyond Pure Tech’ … Continue reading

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Carlos Perez-Delgado on IBM launch of commercial quantum computing

Carlos Perez-Delgado has written an article for The Conversation entitled ‘IBM launches commercial quantum computing – we’re not ready for what comes next.’ IBM recently unveiled what it claimed was the world’s first commercial quantum computer. While the announcement of the … Continue reading

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Jason Nurse comments on Fortnite’s security flaws

Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing Cyber Security Research Group commented in an article in Wired on security issues with Fortnite. A security flaw spotted in Fortnite means hackers could have allowed gamers’ login details to be compromised. … Continue reading

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Why Amazon, Facebook and Google don’t need to spy on your conversations to know what you’re talking about.

Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing Cyber Security Research Group has written an article for The Conversation on why Amazon, Facebook and Google don’t need to spy on your conversations to know what you’re talking about. If you’ve ever wondered … Continue reading

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Year In Computing Kickstart Lunch

Many students are keen to learn the tech skills that will make them stand out to a graduate employer, or simply want to learn more about computing for their own interests. The Year in Computing gives Kent students from any … Continue reading

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Jason Nurse features in article in the Kentish Gazette on cybercrime

Dr Jason Nurse, from the School of Computing, featured in an article in the Kent Gazette on Thursday 13 December on safeguarding yourself against the rise in online crime. The article looks at some of the elaborate scams fraudsters use … Continue reading

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Athena SWAN award presented to School

The School of Computing has been presented with a bronze Athena SWAN award for gender equality work at a ceremony at the University of Southampton. The award formally recognises the School’s commitment to advancing gender equality: representation, progression and success … Continue reading

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Privacy and the AI-enabled smartphone spy

Professor Ian McLoughlin from the School of Computing Data Science Research Group has written an article for The Conversation on what AI-enabled smartphones can learn from the sound of your speech. The vast majority of people in developed countries now … Continue reading

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PhD students to attend Google summit in Munich

Three PhD students from the School of Computing have been accepted to attend Google’s 6th Compiler and Programming Language Summit. Hrutvik Kanabar, Joanna Sharrad and Nicolas Dilley will attend the summit in Munich, Germany from 3-5 December 2018. At the … Continue reading

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Dr Fernando Otero to help develop next generation of social planning tools

Dr Fernando Otero is to lead a group of academics working on a new project to develop the next generation of social planning tools. This exciting 30 month project with PlanSnap has been awarded funding through the Knowledge Transfer Partnership … Continue reading

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