Articles for 'project DREAMaaS '

Life Sciences and ICT; does IT make sense?

Written by iMinds on Thursday 18 November 2010

FlandersBio* organizes an interesting seminar on how ICT and Life Sciences can achieve the goals of translational and personalized medicine. A topical subject, brought in an interactive way. Read more...

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Call for participation: Workshop "Designing with Care"

Written by admin on Thursday 15 January 2009

An understanding of the context of use and the different human values are key factors towards creating acceptable pervasive healthcare applications. Involving humans and incorporating their values in the design approach is paramount in order to avoid dehumanizing and stigmatizing the user. By considering human values in the design process, designers and developers can create pervasive health applications that better fit the end user needs and desires. Read more...

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EWSN 2013: Call for posters and demos

Written by iMinds on Monday 03 December 2012

EWSN (the European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks) is the leading European conference on wireless sensor networks. From February 13 to 15, 2013 the 10th annual meeting takes place in Het Pand in Ghent under the chairmanship of Piet Demeester (iMinds-IBCN-UGent). Call for posters and demos is now open!  Read more...

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IJARAS launches a new call for papers

Written by iMinds on Sunday 18 November 2012

IJARAS, the International Journal of Adaptive, Resilient and Autonomic Systems, launched a new call for papers. Next deadline is on December 14.  Read more...

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The paper entitled "Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Wireless Applications Inside Aircraft Cabins" won the best paper award at the 31st Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC). Co-authors of this paper are Prof. Ingrid Moerman, dr. Stefan Bouckaert and ir. Wei Liu from the Future Internet Department (iMinds-IBCN-UGent). Congratulations!  Read more...

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Bright minds at iMinds-IBCN-UGent

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 16 October 2012

Two bright minds to be proud of at iMinds-IBCN-UGent: Bam Naudts & Dr. Francisco Ferranti. Read more...

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Confine open call

Written by iMinds on Friday 14 September 2012

The Confine project is designing, building and operating a distributed testbed to support experimental research in community networking. For these experiments, funding is available under this call. Deadline is 19th October.  Read more...

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During this workshop, experts in the field of broadcasting from all over the world will be brought together to give their views on the future of broadcasting. We welcome you at Het Pand (Ghent, Belgium) on March 6-7. Read more...

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'Big Data' platform TWIRL born in Ghent

Written by iMinds on Monday 14 November 2011

Outerthought and Oxynade, two software companies from the Belgian Ghent area, are collaborating in the context of the TWIRL project, a European research project on open platforms able to process, mine, interlink and fuse data originating from real world applications and on-line data sources. The research groups IBBT/Ghent University (IBCN) and Sirris join their effort. Read more...

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The Bible of the Garden of E-

Written by iMinds on Thursday 10 November 2011

The E-Culture Fair must visualize and stimulate the growing trend towards cooperation between culture, research, innovation and the creative industry.  Thanks to the catalogue, participating E-culture projects will get the chance to initiate the reader in changing practices. Read more...

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MOSQUITO interop event focuses on HTML5

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 08 November 2011

On December 6th and 7th, the MOSQUITO project partners and the MOBIWEBAPP project are organising the second interop event. This time, the focus will be on HTML5 web applications for mobile devices. Read more...

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The future is near - Bell Labs Belgium Open Day

Written by Karen Boers on Thursday 27 October 2011

Unleashing Immersive Experiences was the theme of the Bell Labs Belgium Open Day (October 18th). The Open Day not only presented cautionary talks, though, but also lots of interactive and interesting demo’s that offer a glimpse of what the future might offer. The strategic relevance of IBBT’s research was once more confirmed when Nicolas Staelens turned out to be the winner of the Student Competition. Read more...

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Marlies van der Wee - 'Best Young Presenter' @ FITCE

Written by iMinds on Friday 23 September 2011

At the 50th FITCE congres in Palermo  one of the IBBT-UGent researchers got awarded with the 'Best Young Presenter' award for her presentation on “How to measure the success rate of fibre-based access networks.”  Read more...

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The Flemish television programme Villa Vanthilt, offers its viewers a unique look behind the scenes, by using IBBT's 360° camera, operated by the viewer itself. From within your own living room, you can choose the angle from which you desire to watch the show. A brand-new perspective on how television is made. Read more...

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CREW FP7 project - Open Call

Written by iMinds on Monday 22 August 2011

CREW is looking for experiments in the cognitive radio and cognitive networking research domain that make use of the CREW facilities. The FP7 project CREW requires the participation of a new partner to carry out certain tasks within the project. Read more...

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  A research group is being set up at the IRTF (Internet Research Task Force) bundling research efforts, use cases and architectures on learning techniques for communication networks. Read more...

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The paper “Assessing Quality of Experience of IPTV and Video on Demand Services in Real-Life Environments”, building on the results from the IBBT project Video Q-SAQ, has been nominated to be included in the June 2011 issue of MMTC’s R-letter. Read more...

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Solving puzzles in 3D

Written by iMinds on Monday 11 April 2011

Video demonstration for the 3 DUI contest 2011. For the second year in a row a team of researchers of EDM-UHasselt (research group of IBBT) have won a prize in this contest: this year they ended up third. Read more...

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In May, the next webmission is heading for San Francisco, to promote Belgian Web, Tech & Mobile entrepreneurship abroad, by increasing its visibility and international network. Read more...

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IBBT Surround video on Sporza.be

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 30 March 2011

A week before "De Ronde van Vlaanderen', Sporza hit the road with 360° degree camera. This application was developed in the context of the IBBT ICON project "Exploatieve tv or xTV". Put your self in the position of a camera man and take part in the Sporza Contest.     Read more...

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IBBT rakes in 5% of 2nd wave FIRE budget

Written by iMinds on Monday 14 February 2011

IBBT is participating in no less than seven of the new projects approved in the second wave of the European FIRE initiative (Future Internet Research and Experimentation), combining experimentally driven research and a number of test facilities. IBBT's participation in these projects is accountable for 5% of the total budget of this second wave, with a heavy involvement of the iLabs in each of them. Both waves combined, IBBT goes head to head with Fraunhofer, a world leading institute in this domain. Read more...

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Over the last couple of years, Flanders has significantly reinforced its efforts to foster ICT innovation – and iMinds’ ICON initiative is proving to be highly instrumental to this. Read more...

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Why the ICON-day at iMinds was a success

Written by iMinds on Monday 21 January 2013

On Friday, January 18th, iMinds held meetings with those interested in participating on the ICON call 2013 and launched 14 projects accepted on the previous year’s call. While both events were a success evidenced by the number of attendees, iMinds is also celebrating the setting of new grounds for demand-driven and interdisciplinary research. Read more...

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It’s all about ICON

Written by iMinds on Friday 18 January 2013

Friday, January 18th 2013 was a day to remember at iMinds HQ. More than a 100 bright young minds showed up for our ICON event. Before noon, the largest group came, armed with a brand-new idea. In the afternoon, no less than 14 new ICON projects took a flying start. ICON is buzzing these days. Read more...

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ICON Call 2013 open - UPDATED

Written by iMinds on Sunday 16 December 2012

Share your project idea - Do you have a creative and innovative idea that will involve the use or the development of advanced ICT technology? After five succesful ICON calls, new ICON projects can once again be submitted at iMinds. Submit you paper before March 29th. Read more...

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The iMinds-ICON project TRACK investigated how, in the future, larger (multimedia) files could be reliably transferred in real-time. For project manager Televic Rail, the results of this project were immediately applicable and TRACK was one of the decisive factors in closing the deal with Eurostar. Read more...

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The Board of Directors decided to change the procedure to limit the number of full proposals and avoid unnecessary efforts from your side. From this year on the submission of an extended abstract is mandatory. The deadline for this extended abstract has been prolonged until May 2nd (12 AM).  Read more...

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ICT with impact: interview with Karen Boers for VCK

Written by iMinds on Monday 27 February 2012

The VCK (Flemish Quality Management Center) is targeting managers active in the domains of quality, innovation, transformation and talent development. In their newsletter of February (Dutch) an interview was published with Karen Boers, marketing & communications manager at IBBT. In this interview, Karen explains the mission of IBBT and which implementations were recently realized thanks to this mission. Read more...

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Demand-driven and interdisciplinary research The starting point of an ICON project is an ICT-related need detected by companies, governments or organizations and is typically situated within IBBT’s five application domains: Culture & Media, Healthy Society, Green ICT, Sustainable Mobility and Social & Secure ICT. In cooperation with the university research departments IBBT helps you to deal with this question and to find the right partners.    Read more...

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Kick-off projects

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 17 January 2012

On 17 November 2011 the Board of Directors of IBBT approved the following projects.More information about these projects can be found on our website soon.    Read more...

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Update ICON

Written by iMinds on Friday 03 December 2010

A brief update of the ICON news, incluiding a call for action for (potential) partners, announcement of the new calls and documents and an invitation for the ICON pitch forum. In short, all you wanted to know about ICON, but were afraid to ask. Read more...

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On 14 October, the second international workshop on Business Models for Mobile Platforms (BMMP 10) was hosted at the ICIN 2010 conference in Berlin. The workshop mainly focused on the causes and effects of the current explosion of platforms in the mobile ICT industry. IBBT-SMIT was represented by BMMP 10’s chair Pieter Ballon, who held a keynote speech. Read more...

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ICON call 2011: deadline for submissions is 01/02/2011

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 13 October 2010

After three successful ICON calls (Interdisciplinary Cooperative Research), new ICON projects can once again be submitted at IBBT. The ICON procedure is geared to IWT's R&D procedure. By means of one single application procedure, you will be able to apply directly for IWT support for the ICON project. Read more...

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Newsletter July 2010

Written by iMinds on Friday 16 July 2010

Even in the summer - right before the ‘Gentse Feesten’ kick off - is our IBBT team ready to update you on big events and important news. In this newsletter you can find amongst others the timing for our next ICON call and more information about De Waalse Krook. Read more...

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ICON submission date postponed

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 20 April 2010

The final deadline for the ICON project call 2010 was Monday, April 26, 2010 (at noon). The vulcanic ash cloud above Europe of the eruptions of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull impedes the finalization of some of the ICON proposals submission procedures. Thus, IBBT decided to extend the submission deadline. Read more...

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Third ICON call postponed

Written by admin on Monday 26 October 2009

After two successful ICON calls earlier this year, the Board of Directors of IBBT has decided to postpone the third ICON call, planned for early 2010. We'd like to inform you, in due time, on the time planning of the new call, in the course of 2010.   Read more...

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Newsletter July 2009

Written by admin on Friday 03 July 2009

IN THE PICTURE 11 new projects approved in 1st ICON call  On July 2nd 2009, the Board of Directors of IBBT approved 11 out of the 13 ICON project proposals in the first ICON call. The projects AQUA, CIMI, LLINGO, MAPLE, MobiRoute, TRACK, iMind, SuperCT, Santa Bumo, AdMid and EPICS were approved. More information >> 10 new submissions in 2nd ICON call  On June 18th 2009, the deadline for submission of project proposals for our second ICON-call 10 proposals were submitted. The results of the selection and evaluation procedure will be announced in December 2009.   iMinds: pictures, presentations and other highlights online now! The first edition of iMinds, IBBT´s networking event, was a huge success. Over 900 participants from diverse sectors and with different backgrounds came together to discuss new ways of ICT-innovation. An exquisite selection of national and international speakers provided an interactive and inspiring program. All presentations and video´s our now online. We also collected some speaker testimonials for you. More information >> The highlight of the event was the announcement of the winners of the first Innovation & Creativity Applications  (INCA) award. The team of Bart Swennen, Gert Vos and Johannes Taelman won the competition with their application "Twoddler" taking home the first prize of 5000 Euro. More information >> Amy Shuen was one of the keynote speakers of the event. We can now offer you a 40% discount on her book "Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide"! Order now, add it to the UK Shopping Cart and quote promo code iBBT1 when prompted. This promotion is valid until the end of August. Read more...

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Newsletter March 2009

Written by admin on Sunday 08 March 2009

In the picture IBBT Brokerage event becomes iMinds - May 12,2009 @ICC Ghent After 5 successful editions of the IBBT Brokerage Event, we are ready to launch a completely new networking event! On May 12th 2009, iMinds will offer an interactive program, alternating inspirational speeches from Samuel Widmann (Google), Amy Shuen (author of "Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide"), Alain De Taeye (TomTom), Ken Ducatel (European Commission) and several others with thematic tracks on research, incubation & entrepreneurship and ICT policy. Don´t forget to register through www.iminds.be! And as it is as important as ever in these challenging times to invest heavily in innovation and human talent, we want to put our theories to the test: IBBT will launch a call for INnovative & Creative Applications (INCA) on March 23rd with a total prize money of 20.000 Euro for the applications that best address collective needs and challenges in Flanders. The INCA website will launch soon: www.inca-award.be. Read more >> First ICON call a success: 13 new project proposals In the first ICON call 13 new project proposals have been submitted, involving some 56 partners, 37 of which will be joining IBBT projects for the first time. The evaluation procedure for the projects starts now, and the granted projects will be announced early July 2009. The first call within the ICON procedure, which is strongly geared to IWT´s R&D-procedure, is a success as about 25 companies made use of the opportunity to apply for the R&D-support while submitting the ICON project proposal. Read more...

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New ICON procedure workshop

Written by admin on Wednesday 17 December 2008

The current procedure for Common Basic Research (GBO) will be substituted by our new ICON-procedure (Interdisciplinary Cooperative Research). ICON will be a continuous process with at least two calls for new projects per year. As regards concept and content, the new procedure will not differ from the current procedure.   Read more...

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GBO-projects become ICON-projects

Written by admin on Monday 27 October 2008

The application and evaluation processes for interdisciplinary cooperation projects with IBBT companies, formerly known as GBO projects, are currently under review and will henceforth be replaced by projects for Interdisplinary Cooperative Research (ICON projects). There is substantially no difference between this type of projects and the GBO goals but the liaison with the IWT is being reinforced. Read more...

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Newsletter October 2008

Written by admin on Thursday 02 October 2008

IBBT @ Open Bedrijvendag IBBT opens its doors during this year´s Open Bedrijvendag. On Sunday, 5 October, we want all our visitors to discover IBBT in an active, educational and relaxing way. Test how good you move on the rhythm of the music with the musical synchrotron game. Come experience our multitouch table: a touch screen where you can use all your fingers on. Explore our virtual school and experiment with the new technology of a newspaper on digital paper. We are hoping to welcome you on 5 October! Read more >> GBO projects become ICON projects The application and evaluation processes for interdisciplinary cooperation projects with IBBT companies, formerly known as GBO projects, are currently under review and will henceforth be replaced by projects for Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research (ICON projects). There is substantially no difference between this type of projects and the GBO goals but the liaison with the IWT is being reinforced. Read more >> Read more...

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CsFire is an online fraud app developed by iMinds-DistriNet-KULeuven preventing so-called Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. The successful app was already available on Mozilla Firefox. It now becomes available through the Google Web Store as a free extension as well. Read more...

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Natas is a hacker wargame that teaches the basics of serverside web security. It was developed by Steven Van Acker in association with the FP7 network of excellence NESSoS. Only one week after the launch of the wargame on the information security training site Overthewire.org, Natas has already been played by over 4.500 people. Read more...

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This year’s ECREA conference took place in Istanbul (24-27 October). The INDIREG research team, in which David Stevens and Peggy Valcke from iMinds-ICRI-KULeuven are represented, disseminated outcomes from the INDIREG study for the European Commission published in 2011. Read more...

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Some months ago a blog item was dedicated to the recognition of the Rijndael algorithm as the AES standard. The designers of this algorithm, prof. Vincent Rijmen (iMinds-COSIC-K.U.Leuven) and Joan Daemen, are mentioned on our blog once more.  Read more...

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Net neutrality is a hot and relevant topic that should be researched in an independent and academic atmosphere. The essence of the debate focusses on the future role of the government in and on the world wide web.   Read more...

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Remember the judicial saga started when the Belgian prosecution service sued US dotcom Yahoo, Inc for its failure to respond to a Belgian prosecutor’s request to reveal data concerning Belgian Yahoo-clients? Read more...

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IPv6 pilot training

Written by B-CCENTRE on Tuesday 25 September 2012

The foundations of the current internet are no longer sufficient. The actual address space is too limited for today’s interconnected and mobile world. The problem will be answered with IPv6, the next version of the internet protocol. To guarantee a smooth transition to IPv6, B-CCENTRE offers an in-depth training to support both industry and law enforcement. Read more...

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The IACR Workshop on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (CHES) is an international workshop building a bridge between the cryptographic research and engineering community. This year CHES took place in Leuven. The 2012 edition of CHES had a record number of 410 participants!  Read more...

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David Stevens president of RTC and SARC

Written by iMinds on Monday 17 September 2012

David Stevens, research manager at IBBT-ICRI-KULeuven was re-elected as the president of the Belgian Consultative Committee for Telecommunication. His expertise, however, was also recognized at the Flemish level.  Read more...

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B-CCENTRE fights cybercrime

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 28 August 2012

The B-CCENTRE (Belgian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research and Education) welcomes the Belgian ratification of the Council of Europe’s Cybercrime Convention. It is the main international treaty seeking to address Computer and Internet crimes by increasing cooperation among nations. Belgium already signed this convention in 2001, however only ratified it last week. With its present ratification of the Convention, Belgium now formally joins the common fight against cybercrime.   Read more...

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Rijndael algorithm on Tweakers.net

Written by iMinds on Friday 17 August 2012

The Rijndael algorithm is not new at all, but it recently caught the attention of the Dutch series Polderpioniers. A well-deserved attention, anyway, as the Rijndael algorithm is the most applied encryption algorithm since the American National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recognized it in 2001 as Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). Read more...

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Password theft: is yours next?

Written by iMinds & Andreas Pashalidis on Wednesday 20 June 2012

This month more than 6 million password hashes of LinkedIn users were leaked to the Internet. Andreas Pashalidis, researcher at the Security Department of IBBT, elaborates on this dreadful event. Read more...

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DistriNet Researchers have studied the security of file hosting services. Their findings have resulted in a paper: It turns out that these FHS's are not as safe as thought. Read more...

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Could you make it 24 hours without social media?

Written by iMinds on Thursday 06 December 2012

The latest version of Digimeter, a research initiative by iMinds-iLab.o, reveals that 57% of social media users would not make it through one day without social media. This, and other peculiar numbers on digital Flanders, in the following blog and the Digimeter report. Read more...

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GreenICT @ iMinds

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 26 September 2012

IBBT wants to contribute to a sustainable society through focused research on technological, social, environmental and economic aspects of ICT services. But how can we reduce our ecological impact? Come join us in this discussion at iMinds 2012, on November 8! Read more...

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Confine open call

Written by iMinds on Friday 14 September 2012

The Confine project is designing, building and operating a distributed testbed to support experimental research in community networking. For these experiments, funding is available under this call. Deadline is 19th October.  Read more...

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Password theft: is yours next?

Written by iMinds & Andreas Pashalidis on Wednesday 20 June 2012

This month more than 6 million password hashes of LinkedIn users were leaked to the Internet. Andreas Pashalidis, researcher at the Security Department of IBBT, elaborates on this dreadful event. Read more...

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EULER goes to Denmark

Written by iMinds on Thursday 03 May 2012

The latest news about EULER FIRE workshop on May 9th at FIA conference in Aalborg (Denmark) and the brandnew EULER Newsletter.  Read more...

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Tweet for your life, Mayor!

Written by iMinds on Thursday 26 May 2011

Gent M#8 is all about social media: 31th of May: not only the mayor but also Polle de Maagt (InSites Consulting) will be there to talk about social media. Read more...

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New projects online

Written by iMinds on Monday 07 March 2011

If you want to know who we are and what we are capable of, have a look at our project page. Six new projects have found their way to your screen. Each of these projects is part of a new theme we are introducing: Social and Secure ICT. Read more...

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Facebook for seniors

Written by Koen Vervoort on Wednesday 09 February 2011

All challenges are different, but explaining social networking sites to senior citizens is something else! Facebook for Seniors. It makes a nice change from researchers with double negatives and questions about PSAP. Read more...

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