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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...

World’s Top Student Teams Take on Microchip Security at NYU And IIT Kanpur Cyber Security Awareness Week Games

Elite teams from seven universities won finalist slots in the ninth annual Embedded Security Challenge (ESC). The oldest and largest hardware hacking competition in the world, ESC is also the most difficult event at New York University Tandon School...

Cybersecurity Team Makes NYU Tandon a Crucible for Microchip Security

At NYU Tandon, the country’s first university research team for hardware security is probing the growing threat to the world’s microchips and devising ways to protect them. Twenty years ago microchips were designed and fabricated in...

World’s Best Student Hackers Advance to Final Rounds of NYU Cyber Security Awareness Week Games

After 48 hours of around-the-clock software hacking contests, an elite corps of college students bested more than 2,000 teams in the world’s biggest student-led cybersecurity contest: the New York University Tandon School of Engineering’...

A Bridge to NYU Tandon

Conceived by Computer Science and Engineering Department Head, Professor Nasir Memon, the summer pilot of "A Bridge to NYU Tandon" — a computer science bridge for non-computer scientists — drew a diverse group of students....