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Leading University Research Centers in the U.S. and India Announce Cybersecurity Collaboration

Following a highly successful international cooperation that attracted more than 15,000 students, faculty, professionals, and supporters to the world’s largest student-run cybersecurity games, the New York University Tandon School of...

World’s Largest Student Cyber Security Contest Names Winners

Students from high schools through doctoral programs throughout North America, the Middle East, North Africa, and India competed in the final rounds of the world’s largest student-run security games, the 13th annual New York University Cyber...

NYU to Award Scholarships to World’s Best Young Hackers, Protectors, and Information Security Researchers

On the eve of the opening of the world’s largest student-led cybersecurity games, New York University’s information security research center announced it will award doctoral scholarships and fellowships to the NYU Tandon School of...

Student hackers team up with Manhattan DA to fight human trafficking

In an ongoing effort to combat human trafficking in New York City and across the globe, the Manhattan District Attorney’s (DANY) office partnered with Cornell Tech for a 24-hour student hackathon in October. Students “hacked”...

University Teams Win Berths at Prestigious Applied Research and Policy Competitions At NYU Cyber Security Awareness Week

Top university students in cybersecurity research and policy scholarship will present their papers at New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW), the largest student-run cybersecurity competition in...

Hold that Yak: NYU Researchers Discover Clues for Identifying Yik Yak Users on College Campuses

Experiments by researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and NYU Shanghai have successfully cracked the veil of anonymity in Yik Yak, an ostensibly anonymous social media application. Yik Yak thrives on anonymity. Whether it’s praise...

Tandon Students Receive Awards for Tools to Improve Retail, Transportation, and Software Development

Three NYU Tandon teams received awards for their research at the NYC MediaLab Summit on September 22. The annual summit highlights innovative student research happening now at various New York City universities. Among the NYC MediaLab Summit events...

Does My Eye Deceive Me? Not With These Digital Forensics Tools

The Internet is awash with images and videos that may hold national security and intelligence value, but the task of teasing out real images from  altered ones is formidable. Even off-the-shelf editing tools can trick digital forensics experts...

Winning High School Cyber Sleuths to Compete in Forensics Challenge At NYU Tandon, NYU Abu Dhabi

More than 20 teams of high school students in the United States and the United Arab Emirates have won coveted slots to compete in the world’s largest set of student-led cybersecurity contests, the New York University Tandon School of...

Professor Memon Takes Part in Forum on Underrepresented Groups in Cybersecurity

On October 4, the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), in partnership with IBM, hosted an all-day forum on women and minorities in the field of cybersecurity, and included on the list of speakers was Professor of...