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David Skillicorn comments on the possible cybersecurity breach at Kingston Health Sciences Centre

A recent interruption in online access at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre has led to suspicions of a cybersecurity breach. Professor David Skillicorn offers further insight on the current situation and possible solutions.   Full story here: KHSC investigating possible … Continue reading

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Gabor Fichtinginger receives the Prizes for Excellence in Research award

The recipients of this year’s Prizes for Research in Excellence Awards have now been released and we are proud to announce that Gabor Fichtinger one of the three recipients. Recognized as one of the highest internal research award since 1980, … Continue reading

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Queen’s School of Computing’s collaboration with Kingston Distributed Systems gains widespread recognition in Kingston

On October 26th,  Dr. Hossam Hassanein and Dr. Sameh Sorour from the Queen’s School of Computing and the team at Kingston Distributed Services were presented with a cheque of $740,000 to conduct a Joint NSERC Alliance project titled Democratizing Edge … Continue reading

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Professor David Skillicorn discusses the the government’s plans to introduce digital wallets

Professor David Skillicorn was a recent guest on CFRC 101.9 FM on Friday October 23rd. David offers his professional perspective on the province’s decision to launch digital wallets.   Full interview here: https://podcast.cfrc.ca/2020/10/are-digital-wallets-a-viable-option/

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Amber Simpson appointed as Director of HMRC at Queen’s University & KHSC

Dr. Amber Simpson has been appointed as Director, Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University & Kingston Health Sciences Centre. On the recommendation of Deans Barbara Crow, Kevin Deluzio, and Jane Philpott,  Mark Green, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) at Queen’s University … Continue reading

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QUIP Student Experiences Presentation

QUIP computing students have just returned from internships at 14 different companies including Ericsson, IBM, Kinaxis, Moneris and more. Join us on October 15th on Microsoft Teams to hear about their experiences — what they did, what they learned and … Continue reading

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Catherine Stinson comments on the op-Ed written by OpenAI GPT-3

Catherine Stinson, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Philosophy Department, discusses the op-Ed written by OpenAI Robot GPT-3 in an interview on Ontario Morning with CBC Radio. To listen to the interview with Stinson on CBC Radio, start … Continue reading

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Hiring Faculty Position at Queen’s School of Computing

The School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The preferred start date for the appointment is January 1, 2021. Salary … Continue reading

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Message to Students from the Computing Instructional Support Team

The Computing Instructional Support Team (CIST) has been providing support to instructors as they transition from in-class teaching to a remote teaching environment. The team has supported instructors by educating and providing resources to online tools and methods, as well … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn comments on the recent data breach by Canadian real-estate company Brookfield Residential

Canadian real-estate company Brookfield Residential has faced a data breach by DarkSide,  a new ransomware group  has downloaded  confidential data from the company’s website.  Professor David Skillicorn provides further details on the hacker’s potential strategy behind the attack. Read the … Continue reading

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