A novel system capable of detecting and classifying cyber-attacks on smart devices around our homes has been developed by experts at Cardiff University. The system can distinguish between malicious or benign activity and detect attacks on devices such as the Amazon Echo Dot and Apple TV with a 90 per cent accuracy.
A Cardiff academic is leading a new Airbus Accelerator in a bid to better understand human cyber strengths, vulnerabilities, and methods of securely interacting with digital systems within organisations.
Scientists have identified specific regions of chromosome 21 which cause problems in memory and decision-making in mice with Down's syndrome. They say it is the first time the areas have been determined - and suggest the findings may provide new insight into the condition in humans.
Cardiff University has been named one of the top ten most inclusive employers in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2020. The annual ranking saw Cardiff continue its climb, securing 10th place and becoming the highest ranked university overall.
Researchers have identified a new protein linked to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could offer new hope for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, which affects more than 1.5 million people in the UK alone.
Preparations to introduce curriculum changes which put a new emphasis on health and wellbeing will be investigated as part of a Cardiff University study. Dr Sara Long is leading the research, working with schools, policy officials and other education stakeholders in the run up to reforms which come into place in 2022.
Young people in residential care need better support to overcome a range of challenges, Cardiff University academics say. The survey of school students aged 11 to 16 shows young people in residential care had the lowest mental wellbeing score, more than half (56%) had been exposed to bullying recently and nearly three quarters (74%) were involved in fighting in the past year.
Disabled people working in the legal profession face a culture and practices that hamper efforts to build successful careers, a study concludes. The research by Cardiff University academics draws on focus groups, interviews and surveys with solicitors, barristers, trainees and paralegals from across the UK.