Category Archives: News

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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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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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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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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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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