Category Archives: security

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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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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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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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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Funded PhD studentship in Human-Machine Teaming in Cyber Security

The School of Computing is currently inviting applications for a three-year PhD scholarship in Human-machine teaming for supporting human decision making to enhance security of cyber-physical systems. We invite applications for a three year, funded PhD studentship from UK or … Continue reading

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Kent computing expert featured in children’s book on amazing careers

A children’s book aimed at explaining what sorts of careers are available to them in the future includes an interview with Dr Jason Nurse from the School of Computing. Dr Nurse is featured in the book called Fantastic jobs and how … Continue reading

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KirCCS Public Engagement Event in Cyber Security

Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) at the University of Kent, representing the University of Kent as a UK government recognised ACE-CSR (Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research), will host its first Public Engagement Event in … Continue reading

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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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