In the Media

Beware Fraudsters When You Go Online

During a recent stay in a San Diego rehabilitation facility to recover from surgery, Eva Velasquez's mother used social media to keep her spirits up. “She was all over Facebook,” says Velasquez. … Never use the same password for all your accounts. If you can't remember...

Justin Cappos on Petya(Video)

Justin Cappos, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, comments on the NotPetya “wiper” attack that hit countless computer systems across 64 countries last week. “There seems to bet increasing evidence that the people who...

Justin Cappos on Why Cars Are Not Like Computers When It Comes to Cybersecurity

Justin Cappos is a professor in the Computer Science and Engineering department at New York University [Tandon School of Engineering], where his research addresses problems in security, systems, software update systems, and virtualization. His research philosophy focuses on solving real world...

Moving Toward Automatic Benefits in New York City

On Tuesday, GovLab’s director, Professor Beth Simone Noveck, appeared at a hearing of the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare to provide expert testimony in support of a bill aimed at easing the process of applying for public benefits. This bill, entitled “Notification of...

NYU Gets Coveted Job to Host the First Publicly Funded VR/AR Facility

The de Blasio Administration of New York City has announced that the NYU Tandon School of Engineering will be hosting the country's first publicly funded VR/AR facility. … The school was chosen out of many institutions in the running because of its innovations in the world of science and...

The New School Partners with NYC Mayor’s Office, NYU, CUNY, Columbia to Launch Innovative VR/AR Center

Building on its commitment to the innovative use of cutting-edge technology, The New School is teaming up with NYC Media Lab, the New York City Mayor’s Office, and New York City universities to launch the first publicly-funded virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) lab in the country...

Futureworks NYC: Making Advanced Technologies More Accessible to NYC Manufacturers

As part of New York City’s Futureworks NYC initiative, the New York City Industrial & Technology Assistance Corporation (ITAC) is excited to share that it is leading a multi-faceted program aimed at making advanced technology knowledge and resources – specifically on advanced...

New Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Lab Planned For Brooklyn Navy Yard

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration announced on Tuesday the selection of New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering to create and operate a new virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The lab is part of the mayor’s New York Works...