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Your brain is unique here's how it could be used as the ultimate security password Palaniappan Ramaswamy, University of Kent Biometrics technology that can recognise individuals based on physical and behavioural traits such as their faces, voices or fingerprints are becoming increasingly important to combat financial fraud and security threats. This is because traditional approaches, such as those based on PIN numbers or passwords, are proving too easily compromised. For example, Barclays has introduced...

9 March 2017

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Professor of Cyber Security vacancy The School of Computing is looking to appoint a Professor of Cyber Security to lead its highly successful Security research group. The School has an outstanding reputation for research and education in cyber security where, for example, its MSc Cyber Security has been provisionally accredited by GCHQ. We seek applications from senior academics with a distinguished and sustained track record of research leadership and attainment.  The closing date i...

7 March 2017

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Maria Christakis wins the Best PhD Dissertation Award The European Association for Programming Languages and Systems (EAPLS) Best PhD Dissertation Award 2015 has been won by Dr Maria Christakis, from the School of Computing for her dissertation ‘Narrowing the gap between verification and systematic testing‘. This award is given to the PhD student who has made the most original and influential contribution to the area of Programming Languages and Systems, and has graduated in 2015 at a European ac...

27 February 2017

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RT @bbcsoutheast: Could the electrical activity in our brains hold the key to cyber security? @UniKent researchers may have the answer. htt…

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'It's the stuff of science fiction' brainwave research at @UniKent Available until 2pm Friday 16min20

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Set a reminder - @bbcsoutheast 18.30 Palani Ramaswamy from @UniKent has been filmed talking about his work on brain biometrics @UniKentNews

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