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Surrey Computing researcher interviewed by IET for cyber security research

Dr Leandros Maglaras, a postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Department of Computing, was interviewed by IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology) for the research work behind a paper he got accepted to IET Electronics Letters recently. The paper reports a distributed real-time intrusion detection system for SCADA systems based on an unsupervised machine learning technique called OCSVM (one-class support vector machine). In the interview, Dr Leandros Maglaras describes the main features of the proposed integrated intrusion detection mechanism and talks about the broader challenges in SCADA security that must be met in the near future. To see a full record of the interview, click here. The paper can be read at the IET Digital Library at here (subscription needed for full text access).

New advanced e-voting system selected for Australian state election

A new, advanced electronic voting system developed by the University of Surrey and the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC), in collaboration with the Universities of Melbourne and Luxembourg, is to be used in Australia’s Victorian State election, which opens on Monday 17 November.

Read more about the new system on the main Feature page.

Prof Yaochu Jin awarded Finland Distinguished Professorship

Professor Yaochu Jin has been awarded the Finland Distinguished Professor (FiDiProf) for 2015-2017. The FiDiPro Programme enables distinguished researchers world-wide to work and team up with the “best of best” Finnish academic research. Supported by the programme, Prof Jin will work with Prof Kaisa Miettinen from University of Jyvaskyla, a world-renowned expert in multi-criteria decision-making on developing new evolutionary algorithms for solving real-world multi-objective optimisation problems.

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