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The Importance of Determining Device Identity in a Secure Online World

Lecture

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Digital revolution has transformed how information is managed. But, such technology has increased opportunities for crime. Talk will investigate how to protect device identity to allow online transactions to be performed with a high degree of integrity.

Date and Time

21 March 2018 - 19:00-21:00

Location

Maidstone, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - SE:Kent local network. Contact mike.frith@tiscali.co.uk for more information.


About this event


The digital revolution has transformed the way we create, destroy, share, process and manage information. However, such technology has also increased the opportunities for fraud and other related crimes to be committed. Therefore, as the adoption of such technologies expands, it becomes vital to ensure the integrity and authenticity of electronic digital systems and to manage, control access to and verify their identity if fraud based on mimicking their identity is to be prevented. This talk will investigate practical issues related to the determination of device identity based on their physical and operating characteristics. Such a technology presents significant challenges in generating a robust and flexible system capable of allowing online transactions to be performed with a high degree of integrity..



Programme


Arrive by 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start.
The Hilton Hotel is just off Junction 7 of the M20.  Parking is free to attendees of this event.  If barrier is down and a ticket is offered - then take this to reception for validation on leaving the hotel


Reasons to attend


To understand the importance of determining device identity in a Secure Online World 

Continuing Professional Development

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Additional information


The Speaker for the evening is Prof. Gareth Howells 

Prof. Gareth Howells is a Professor of Secure Electronic Systems at the University of Kent, UK and Founder and Director of Metrarc Ltd, a joint spin-out company of the Universities of Kent and Essex. He has been involved in research relating to security, biometrics and pattern classification techniques for over thirty years and has been instrumental in the development of novel security technology for deriving encryption keys from the operating characteristics of digital systems. He has been awarded, either individually or jointly, research funding totalling over £10m relating to the pattern classification and security fields, publishing over 190 papers in the technical literature. Recent work has been directed towards the development of practical secure device authentication systems which are currently in the process of being commercially exploited.


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