Embedded Systems Challenge winner Xuehui Zhang with the hardware she hacked to win the 2010 NYU-Poly CSAW Embedded Systems Challenge.
Posted November 2nd, 2010
The 7th Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) challenges at the School of Engineering yielded some surprising winners last week: The winner of the difficult Embedded Systems Challenge was a one-person team — a woman, one of only a handful who made it to the final rounds. A high school student won the Video Awareness Challenge. And while it came as no surprise that a team from Carnegie Mellon University took the top spot for a second year in the popular Capture the Flag Applications Challenge (CTF), the university’s dominance might not have been predicted — a second Carnegie Mellon team took the number two CTF spot, and the two teams also captured the top two positions in the Quiz Tournament.
Full story with full list of winners: Who Will Protect Our Digital Future? A Woman, a High School Videographer, Student Hackers and Researchers