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Extremism blocking tool could have serious downsides: Professor Ian Robertson

The UK Government revealed today a new weapon in the fight against terrorism - a tool which uses artificial intelligence to accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed online.

Professor Ian Robertson, Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, comments on its potentially dangerous downsides.

 


Major cyberattack on UK is "likely" and IT support systems are "old-fashioned"

A major cyberattack on UK infrastructure is likely according to the Head of the National Cyber Security Research Centre, it was reported today. Professor Ian Robertson, an expert in cyber security from the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, agrees.

 


'One billion' affected by Yahoo hack - expert comment

Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. Carsten Maple Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering at WMG's Cyber Security Centre (CSC) says passwords are part of the problem.

Thu 15 Dec 2016, 14:45 | Tags: Computer Science, Academic Staff, Cyber security, WMG, Digital

HSBC'S new voice and fingerprint ID system

Professor Ian Robertson from the Department of Computer Science discusses HSBC'S new voice and fingerprint ID system being made available to its customers...


Latest Sony hack likely "initiated in the last fortnight" - Prof Carsten Maple

Commenting on the hacking of Sony's online PlayStattion store Carsten Maple, Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering at WMG/The University of Warwick, said that the attack was likely "initiated in the last fortnight.

Mon 08 Dec 2014, 11:26 | Tags: Computer Science, Current Affairs, Sciences

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