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August 2014

NYU launches largest student hacking competition worldwide


The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering has opened registration for the largest set of cybersecurity competitions currently available to US students. (continue)

August 2014

Summer program at NYU Poly teaches cybersecurity to young women

NYU Poly wants more women in the digital security industry. Its summer program for high school-age girls looks to expose them to cybersecurity skills, and potential careers. (continue)

August 2014

How a password manager can help you stay more secure online

CBS News

With so many major retailers and social media sites falling victim to hacking, it seems more important than ever before to protect your personal data online. However, many computer users use the same passwords to login to multiple websites—a big mistake, according to security experts. (continue)

August 2014

Spy U: NYU Poly a rare 3-for-3 on NSA Centers of Excellence

The National Security Agency has three programs where it certifies universities as Centers of Academic Excellence: one in Information Assurance Education, another in Information Assurance Research and, most recently, in Cyber Operations. (continue)

July 2014

NSA targets college students to fill cyber professionals shortage

USA Today

In response to a shortage of cyber professionals in the U.S., the National Security Agency is reaching out to a younger crowd: college students. (continue)

July 2014

Latest eBay Data Breach Shows Deeper Security Concerns Than Reported

The Motley Fool

Researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering and NYU Shanghai have discovered a privacy flaw that allows site visitors to view a buyer's complete purchase history. That's a severe privacy breach, potentially revealing very personal information. (continue)

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