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8 June 2018

US ambassador drops in

US Ambassador Scott Brown was keen to hear about research being done in cyber security and crime science.

6 June 2018

Deterring cyber attacks: old problems, new solutions

Dr Joe Burton looks at how we change responses to cyber attacks.

5 June 2018

New Zealand's Pacific reset: strategic anxieties about rising China

China’s expanding influence is complicating strategic calculations throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

9 May 2018

How do you deter cyber-attacks in an increasingly complex world?

Dr Joe Burton has been in Estonia at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, addressing that question.

9 May 2018

From Waikato to leading the world in Artificial General Intelligence

Dr Shane Legg started out with a Dick Smith’s computer for his 10th birthday, now he is at the forefront of a new computing revolution.

12 April 2018

RePAIR-ing the growth in prison violence

Violence in prisons is growing, along with prisoner numbers. Between 2010 and 2017, violent incidents and aggressive behaviour nearly doubled. A researcher at the University of Waikato is finding ways to curb that growth and possibly de-escalate it.

6 March 2018

New position tackles the frontiers of cyber security

The University of Waikato is breaking new ground in cyber security, establishing a new Professorial role that will focus on risk assessment research and delivery.

4 March 2018

Milestone for cyber security education

University of Waikato first in New Zealand to train internationally-renowned (ISC)2 certifications.

2 February 2018

Deciphering the encryption dilemma

Waikato researchers are looking at how the law needs to be changed to deal with the complex factors at play around data encryption.

2 February 2018

Bug buster extraordinaire

Tracking down a bug in one of the world's most popular mobile systems has launched a Waikato PhD student into the Google Hall of Fame.

15 January 2018

The Cyber security lessons from 2017

The US election hack, fake news, data theft and more.

14 December 2017

Collaborative Evidence Based Policing Centre opens

The initiative involving the University of Waikato and New Zealand Police brings together research and frontline expertise.

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