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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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Carlos Perez-Delgado on IBM launch of commercial quantum computing

Carlos Perez-Delgado has written an article for The Conversation entitled ‘IBM launches commercial quantum computing – we’re not ready for what comes next.’ IBM recently unveiled what it claimed was the world’s first commercial quantum computer. While the announcement of the … 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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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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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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Dr Fernando Otero to help develop next generation of social planning tools

Dr Fernando Otero is to lead a group of academics working on a new project to develop the next generation of social planning tools. This exciting 30 month project with PlanSnap has been awarded funding through the Knowledge Transfer Partnership … Continue reading

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Athena Swan Bronze award

The School of Computing is delighted to announce it has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its gender equality work. The Athena Swan Charter is designed to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, … Continue reading

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Promotion to Professor for Peter Rodgers

Congratulations to Peter Rodgers who has been promoted to Professor in the School of Computing with effect from 1 October 2018. Peter researches information visualization. This involves the automatic generation of diagrams that represent complex interactions. In particular, Euler Diagrams … 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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Sally Fincher nominated for Suffrage Science award

Professor Sally Fincher was chosen as one of the winners of the biennial Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing. The awards took place on Monday 8 October 2018, with 11 scientists from across the UK honoured at the event, … Continue reading

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