Category Archives: security

Fortnite is setting a dangerous security trend

Shutterstock Jason Nurse, University of Kent Cybercriminals have just been given yet another route to get malicious software (malware) onto your personal mobile devices. The hugely popular video game Fortnite has become one of the first major apps to bypass … Continue reading

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Kent recognised by government as a centre of cyber security research excellence

The University of Kent has achieved accreditation from the government as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR).                                 The announcement, made by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, comes in recognition of Kent’s first-rate research in … Continue reading

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New Lecturer joins Kent’s Cyber Security team

Dr Jason R C Nurse has joined the University of Kent as a Lecturer in Cyber Security in the School of Computing. Jason is a member of the Cyber Security Research Group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Jason … Continue reading

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Research opportunities at the School of Computing

Talented researchers are being urged to apply for PhD and research associate positions in the School of Computing at Kent. The School is a welcoming and supportive environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are a … Continue reading

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Expert Comment: Bank botched upgrade – ‘data breaches should never have happened’

Commenting on the chaos faced by 1.9 million customers of the TSB, cyber security expert, Professor Shujun Li of the University of Kent said: ‘there have been data breaches that should have never happened with any modern e-banking systems.’ ‘The … Continue reading

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Kent wins National Capture the Flag competition

Students from the School of Computing at the University of Kent have won the annual Deloitte Cyber ‘Capture the Flag’ competition. The competition tested students’ penetration testing, forensics, malware and intrusion analysis skills in a fun and competitive environment. The … Continue reading

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Expert comment: Government’s AI tool will help in online terror fight

In response to the government unveiling an AI tool that can be used to block terrorist content before it uploaded to the web Professor of Computing Ian McLoughlin has said that the success of the technology will only improve over … Continue reading

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New lecturer joins School of Computing

Dr Özgür Kafalı has joined the University of Kent as a lecturer in the School of Computing. Özgür is a member of the Cyber Security Research Group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Özgür Kafalı received his undergraduate, MS, and … Continue reading

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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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