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Here are the latest news stories from Computing:

Surrey Computing Students and Staff Celebrated at Higher Degree Ceremony

This year's Higher Degree Ceremony for MSc and PhD graduands of the Department of Computing, University of Surrey was held in the morning, on 11 April 2014 Friday. The Department saw its 4 PhD students and 11 MSc students receiving their degree certificates from the Chancellor of the University of Surrey, His Royal Highness, Duke of Kent. Two of the Department's MSc graduands received prizes as recognition of their good performance in their study: Miss Gabriela Koupepidou received the AWE Prize from Prof John Fernie from AWE, and Ms Asell Sulaiman N Alfraih received the Microsoft Prize from Prof Anthony TS Ho, the Head of the Department. After the ceremony Surrey Computing graduates and staff gathered together for chatting and enjoying the reception.

A reminder about the importance of secure passwords

Surrey’s Alan Woodward suggests spring cleaning your passwords in the wake of the ‘Heartbleed Bug’. 

Read more about Professor Woodward's advice for 'spring cleaning' your passwords on the main Feature page.

Prof Alan Woodward commented for SC Magazine and IT Security Guru on cyber security education

Alan Woodward, a security expert and a visiting professor of the Department of Computing, helped SC Magazine and IT Security Guru to make their recent reports on the needs of the market for more qualified cyber security professionals and on what UK universities (including the University of Surrey and some other leading universities such as Royal Holloway and Oxford) are currently offering to meet such needs. The SC Magazine report can be found at here and the IT Security Guru article can be found here.

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