During the ICT open earlier this week, Victor van der Veen was awarded the Dutch Cybersecurity Research Paper Award 2017, for his paper Drammer: Deterministic Rowhammer Attacks on Mobile Platforms.
Herbert Bos in "De Kennis van nu/Knowledge of today" Are the Netherlands hack-proof? We live in a digital house of cards, often targeted by the hackers.
Democracy is based on the assumption that the voters can make well founded choices beneficial to themselves.
De masteropleidingen Bioinformatics and Systems Biology en Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems zijn, volgens de vandaag verschenen Keuzegids Masters 2017, topopleidingen. Ze scoren rapportcijfers van respectievelijk een 8,2 en een 9.
This initiative of the AUAS, UvA and VU will reduce the critical shortage of data scientists in the labour market.
VU Computer Science student, Evangelos Chatzikalymnios, was awarded bachelor prize 2016 in the value of € 2000. Chatzikalymnios received the prize for his bachelor thesis, entitled ‘Comparison of Two Algorithms for Detecting Useless Transitions in Pushdown Automata’.
Herbert Bos, hoogleraar Systems & Network Security reageert in RTL Nieuws op het bericht dat het systeem van de verkiezingsuitslag onvoldoende veilig en makkelijk te kraken is, waardoor hackers de uitslag van de verkiezingen kunnen manipuleren. Bos: "Als een student dit programma bij mij inlevert krijg hij een hele dikke onvoldoende. Het is dramatisch."
Dr. Natalie van der Wal received a 2-year EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (worth ~200k in euros) to work with Prof. Wandi Bruine de Bruin in the Centre for Decision Research and the Leeds University Business School.
VU Computer Science is very happy to welcome Prof. Dr. Alexandru Iosup to Amsterdam. On 1 January 2017 Alexandru has joined the Computer Science Department as full professor in "Massivizing Computer Systems". In December 2016 the VU awarded him a University Research Chair. Until recently he working at TU Delft. In 2015 he won the Teacher of the Year award for Higher Education and in 2016 the Dutch Prize for ICT Research. Alexandru is a member of the Young Academy of the Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW Jonge Akademie). In 2016 he received an NWO VIDI grant.
At the 14th European Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, EUMAS’16, Adnan Manzoor, Altaf Abro, and Jan Treur from the VU, won the best paper award with the paper ‘Monitoring the Impact of Negative Events and Deciding about Emotion Regulation Strategies’.
Researchers from the Web and Media have been awarded a grant from Volkswagen Stiftung
Henri Bal, Jaap Heringa, Sanne Abeln (Computer Science) and Piek Vossen (Faculty of Humanities) have obtained a 500 KEURO Disruptive Technologies research grant from the Netherlands eScience Center for research on a new methodology for programming many-core accelerators.
The team consisted of a mix of researchers (VU, TU Twente), GIS specialists (Kadaster) and data journalists from The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (www.thebureauinvestigates.com). Their common goal was to use Linked Data technologies to analyze the drone attacks in Pakistan and Yemen.
in the wake of some investigative journalism that discovered very sensitive data on Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices that anyone could connect to without username or password.
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