Posted by on December 12, 2017 at 9:43 am

Professor of Artificial Intelligence Wolfgang Faber comments on Google announcing that its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence program has triumphed at chess against world-leading specialist software within hours of teaching itself the game from scratch and considers where humans will start losing their jobs to intelligent computers and machines.

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Posted by on November 27, 2017 at 10:19 am

Cyber-security researcher Abigail McAlpine is undertaking her doctorate under the umbrella of the University’s Secure Societies Institute.   Here she comments on the international scrutiny the Uber transport app is facing after the news that a massive concealed data breach affected over 57 million Uber users.

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Posted by on October 23, 2017 at 2:07 pm

Cyber-security researcher Abigail McAlpine is undertaking her doctorate under the umbrella of the University’s Secure Societies Institute. Here she comments on the recent discovery that almost any wireless device can now be exposed and vulnerable to an attack after a protocol vulnerability in the  WPA2 encryption.

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Posted by on October 19, 2017 at 10:15 am

Computer Science and Informatics researcher Abigail McAlpine comments on smartwatches designed for children which have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers.

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Posted by on October 12, 2017 at 9:39 am

Computer Science and Informatics researcher Abigail McAlpine comments on credit reference agency Equifax finally having to acknowledge the true extent of the cyber-attack on the company which claimed a data breach affecting 694,000 British customers.

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