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Research throws up vulnerability in alarms

RESEARCHERS have been able to exploit vulnerabilities in a number of car alarm systems enabling them to unlock doors and start the engine. Dr Budi Arief, from the School of Computing at the University of Kent is an expert on … Continue reading

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Future bank cards might “combine fingerprint scanning with fascial recognition”

Royal Bank of Scotland will launch on a pilot basis a biometric card that will allow customers to verify their purchases with their fingerprint. Head of Data Science Research Group at the University of Kent, Dr Palaniappan Ramaswamy, was interviewed … Continue reading

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KirCCS researchers win two major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019

Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) are pleased to announce that two of their  members, Dr Jason Nurse and Dr Orcun Cetin, have won  major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019 (NDSS) which took … Continue reading

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School of Computing ‘Women in Computing’ lunch

On Tuesday 26 February, Jacqui Chetty, Student Success Manager at The School of Computing, hosted a “Women in Computing” lunch bringing 24 of its female students together. This event encouraged our female students to get-together over lunch, get to know … Continue reading

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Refinitiv CIO John Finch visits the School of Computing

Presentation by John Finch ALL WELCOME Tuesday 19 February 2-3pm, Marlowe LT1 Book now John Finch is the Chief Information Officer for Refinitiv – formerly the Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters – and is responsible for all engineering, … Continue reading

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Virtual queuing system aims to reduce impact of Operation Brock after Brexit

Developed by the University’s School of Computing and Kent Business School (KBS) this dynamic digital solution would manage cross channel traffic in ways similar to air traffic control at airports. For example, during Operation Brock drivers would join the ‘queue’ … Continue reading

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Bronze Award for School of Computing blog

The International Impact Award scheme has awarded The School of Computing a Bronze award for creating an internationally-focused blog. The scheme, set up in 2016,  seeks to recognise, promote and reward internationalisation-related activity and achievements within schools and departments at … Continue reading

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School of Computing postgraduate students raise a glass to celebrate their graduation

The sun was shining and  the town was buzzing with anticipation on Friday 23 November as hundreds of Kent University students made their way  to Canterbury Cathedral  to receive their diploma. Following the ceremony, over 100 people including academics, students … Continue reading

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Funded PhD Project in Machine Learning for Portfolio Optimisation

The School of Computing is currently inviting applications for a three-year funded PhD studentship in Machine Learning for Portfolio Optimisation, The research, partially funded by Wealth Objects Ltd, will be supervised by Dr Michael Kampouridis. The student will be registered … Continue reading

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