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Chinese Embassy visit to School of Computing

On Friday 28th September, Minister Counsellor Yongli Wang from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China visited the University of Kent. During a meeting concentrating on research he was greeted by Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation Professor Philippe … 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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Kent to lead on £1.4m Government research project on protecting leisure travellers’ data

The University of Kent will lead one of 11 new government research projects, addressing challenges about “Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security in the Digital Economy”. “PRIvacy-aware personal data management and Value Enhancement for Leisure Travellers (PriVELT)”, will be coordinated by … 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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Kent student IT consultancy to offer cyber security advice to local firms

Organisations across Kent will be able to receive help and support dealing with cyber security threats thanks to a new offering from the Kent IT Consultancy (KITC), based within the School of Computing at the University of Kent. The KITC … Continue reading

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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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Reducing identity theft with verifiable credentials – Think Kent video

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Professor David Chadwick explores why identity theft is so easy to enact today over the Internet, and how … Continue reading

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