About CSAW

For the eighth time, cybersecurity students from around the world are preparing for the year's premier event--the CSAW Cybersecurity Competition.
Click here to go to the 2012 competition.

Schedule - Competition + Awards Day

Successful contestants who make it past the initial rounds of the competition will be brought to New York to compete in the Finals on November 10-11.


Join our growing list of competition sponsors whose generosity makes the entire event possible. Attend exclusive events and meet with the nation's leading cybersecurity talent.


Discover why CSAW is an amazing experience for both students and judges from all over the world, year after year. Hear what they have to say in these videos.


CTF: Application Security

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High School Cyber Forensics Challenge

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Embedded Systems Challenge

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Quiz Tournament

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The School of Engineering AT&T Best Applied Security Paper Award

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Security Awareness Video Contest

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Kaspersky's American Cup

This inspirational conference brings together students, experts, scientists and researchers in a collaborative environment to present and discuss issues relating to cybercrime. To participate in the conference and Kaspersky’s American Cup at the School of Engineering CSAW, potential attendees must submit research on the topic of “Cyber Security” via the Kaspersky site. Selected authors will be invited to attend the conference and are automatically entered in the challenge and asked to present their papers. Kaspersky’s American Cup at the School of Engineering CSAW begins November 9 and continues through throughout CSAW, November 10-11.

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CSAW Sponsors (as of 8/22/11)

Contact Us


If you have a general question or would like more information about a particular competition, please email us at: csaw_info@isis.poly.edu

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Six MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-260-3600

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