Short Bio

Xavier Bellekens is a Lecturer in Security and Privacy in the Division of Computing and Mathematics at Abertay University in Dundee. He is also a member of the IEEE and ACM and a regular contributor to radio and newspapers both in Belgium and the United Kingdom

The Courier

Reports last week that Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood, raised fears that ....

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Vers L'avenir

On a récemment évoqué dans les médias le danger potentiel d’un aspirateur automatique baptisé Roomba. Ses algorithmes et capteurs détectent les objets et obstacles, de manière à établir une cartographie ...

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The Courrier

Abertay University is partnering in a major international cyber conference in London for the first time. Lecturer Dr Xavier Bellekens is a co-chair of the Cyber Science 2017 event, which will take place ...

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Vers L'avenir

Vos coordonnées et autres informations privées ou professionnelles dont disposent les sociétés commerciales ou non, à des fins marketing ou non, peuvent être rendues publiques à votre insu. L’erreur technique et humaine en est souvent la cause. Un dossier déplacé au mauvais endroit, d’un serveur privé à un serveur public par exemple...

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BBC Radio Scotland

Create a new computer virus that can't be detected by anti virus software or hack into a website or a mobile phone. That's the type of task that might be set in the Ethical Hacking lab at Abertay University in Dundee where students are taught how to attack computer systems in order to protect them.

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