New Home Office role for AMBER Lead Dr Richard Guest – cyber security expert

As reported from the University of Kent Department of Engineering and Digital Arts, by Catherine Butler (original content here): Dr Richard Guest of the School of Engineering and Digital Arts and core member of the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security has been selected to join the UK Home Office’s Biometric and Forensics Ethics Group. Appointed by the Home Read More …

Sharing lessons learnt from other EU funding projects and the case for communication & dissemination in research

This week’s news item is on a fellow EU funded project called CommBeBiz, it has now finished but it’s legacy messages give important points on research communication, building researcher’s careers and bridging the gap with industry. The article posted on LinkedIn available here summarises how researchers working across their multi-disciplinary field must be prepared and willing Read More …

Our ESRs Ebenezer and Ridvan are about to start their academic secondments

In May our Rome ESRs; Ebenezer and Ridvan, will be travelling from Università Degli Studi Roma Tre to Germany to AMBER partner Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg  to complete their academic secondments. This will be their first opportunity during the AMBER project to spend a significant amount of time (up to three months) working alongside their colleagues in Read More …

Second AMBER Research Conference Next Week in Salamanca, Spain

Next week the AMBER network (ESRs and academic partners) will be meeting in sunny Salamanca, Spain to convene for the second research conference of the project. This conference follows on from the 2nd Workshop that was held in Warsaw, Poland back in November 2018. The focus of this workshop is around research results, publishing your Read More …

Our next industrial secondment starts for Elakkiya

On April 15th our early stage researcher, Elakkiya will be heading off to Austria where she begins her industrial placement with AMBER project partner Namirial. Namirial will be hosting Elakkiya for four months where she will explore multi-modal behavioural biometrics authentication using signature and swipe gestures. Read more about Elakkiya’s research here. One of the great opportunities of Read More …

Published Hackathon results presented at the International Carnahan Conference of Security Technology

The hackathon results from the first AMBER research conference held in Rome this year were presented at the International Carnahan Conference of Security Technology in Canada. Inés Goicoechea-Telleria presented the paper which highlighted finger spoofing techniques across several mobile devices. Read the paper here.