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Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in Cars Connected To Smartphones

Many of today’s automobiles leave the factory with secret passengers: prototype software features that are disabled but that can be unlocked by clever drivers. In what is believed to be the first comprehensive security analysis of its kind,...

World’s Biggest Student Cyber Security Games Expand to India, Middle East, and North Africa

The world’s largest student-run cyber security event, founded 13 years ago by the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, will expand this year to NYU Abu Dhabi and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where finalists from...

Helping Students Hack into Great Careers

Brad Antoniewicz and Brandon Edwards admit they are sometimes envious of their students. While the cyber security program at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is one of the oldest in the country, it did not exist back when they were students...

Building a Better Computer Bug Finder

Individuals and corporations spend millions of dollars every year on software that sniffs out potentially dangerous bugs in computer programs. And whether the software finds 10 bugs or 100, there is no way determine how many go unnoticed, nor to...

Tandon Tech in Service to Society

Over the last few years, Brooklyn and Innovation have become inextricably linked.  From the rising Maker Movement that has organically sprouted in Greenpoint and has been supported by the Navy Yard to start-ups that have established footholds...

Using Computational Models to Design Better Games

The Banff International Research Station (BIRS) may be located in a picturesque resort area of Alberta, Canada, but that bucolic setting belies its core mission: to encourage collaborative, cross-disciplinary research with a focus on the...

NYU Researchers Find Weak Spots in Europe’s “Right to be Forgotten” Data Privacy Law

Under Europe’s “Right to be Forgotten” law, citizens there can petition Internet search providers such as Google to remove search results linked to personal information that is negative or defamatory. In many cases, these links...

Tandon Faculty Honored with Teaching Awards

The School of Engineering bestows two major prizes on its faculty members for excellence in education. The Distinguished Teacher Award recognizes personal commitment to student learning, exemplary teaching skills, innovative and engaging lesson...

Popular Computer Networking Textbook by Keith Ross Enters Seventh Printing

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Edition By James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross Pearson, 2016  NYU Professor Keith Ross’s blockbuster computer networking textbook, Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, has entered its...

Breaking the Code: Women Get Together to Program and Build Confidence

According to a report from the American Association of University Women, the number of women in computing has fallen dramatically since 1990, but you wouldn't know it if you happened upon the Women Coding Hour at NYU Tandon. ...