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Academia takes on the cyber security gender gap

If you are working in any information technology field, it will undoubtedly come as no surprise to you that there is a severe shortage of cyber security experts. One seemingly logical solution - raising the number of women in the workforce from today's 10-15% to something closer to the general...

Academia takes on the cyber security gender gap

If you are working in any information technology field, it will undoubtedly come as no surprise to you that there is a severe shortage of cyber security experts. One seemingly logical solution - raising the number of women in the workforce from today's 10-15% to something closer to the general...

Speaker Lineup for THREADS ’14: Scaling Security

For every security engineer you train, there are 20 or more developers writing code with potential vulnerabilities. There’s no human way to keep up. We need to be more effective with less resources. It’s time to make security a fully integrated part of modern software development and...

Professor named MIT innovator, praised for brain research

Polytechnic School of Engineering assistant professor of computer and electrical engineering Jonathan Viventi earned a spot on MIT’s 2014 “Top 35 Innovators under 35” list for his research on electrical signals in the brain. “[The title] brought more attention to my research...

Nobel-winning physicist Martin Perl dies at age 87

Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton, has died at age 87. The university said the retired professor, one of two American scientists who shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1995, died at Stanford Hospital...

Tax-free zones created for startups

New York State has named NYU’s three business incubators as tax-free zones as a part of the START-UP NY program, a business incentive program designed to help startups expand within New York. The tax-free zones include three incubators operated by the Polytechnic School of Engineering...

We’re Sponsoring the NYU-Poly Women’s Cybersecurity Symposium

Cyber security is an increasingly complex and vibrant field that requires brilliant and driven people to work on diverse teams. Unfortunately, women are severely underrepresented and we want to change that. Career Discovery in Cyber Security is an NYU-Poly event, created in a collaboration with...

The New York City Hardware Startup Heat Map

New York City is no Shenzhen when it comes to electronics manufacturing. But the city has seen a number of impressive hardware startups take root and grow. And it's a diverse set of companies, from MakerBot and Adafruit Industries, which exist to help other makers realize their own hardware...

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