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New Phd Scholarships available in the School of Computing

The School of Computing is delighted to offer a range of PhD scholarships for entry in September 2019. You can apply for a degree in any topic that falls within our range of expertise in the areas of: Computational Intelligence … 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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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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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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DeepMind: can we ever trust a machine to diagnose cancer?

Shutterstock Srivas Chennu, University of Kent DeepMind has recently announced a fresh collaborative partnership with the UK’s health service, with plans for the artificial intelligence firm to develop machine learning technology to research breast cancer. DeepMind, a Google subsidiary, is … 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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School welcomes new lecturers

Drs Carlos Perez Delgado and Dominic Orchard have joined the University of Kent as a lecturers in the School of Computing. Carlos is a member of the Security Research Group and the Future Computing Research Group and has joined the School from Singapore University … Continue reading

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Selfies could replace security passwords – but only with an upgrade

Professor Ian McLoughlin, Head of School (Medway), on the changing ways in which we can use technology to identify ourselves. This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The next time you do some online shopping or … Continue reading

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