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NYU-Poly professors receive NSF grant

The National Science Foundation recently awarded NYU and the Polytechnic Institute of NYU a three-year, $2 million grant to fund a multidisciplinary program in technology. The grant aims to increase the number of qualified students entering the fields of information and computer security, while...

New R.E. Head for Cooper

The Cooper Union has appointed a new vice president of finance and administration, it announced on Monday. Theresa C. Westcott, who will be leaving the same position at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, will !ilso be treasurer and oversee the East Village-based school's real-estate...

NYU-Poly Students Challenge Peers in Cyber War Games

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University has begun taking registration for its sixth annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) games. The program, which unfolds over the next couple of months, pits high school, college, and graduate students against each other in a series of cyber-...

NYU-Poly helps open business ‘incubator’

Bruce Niswander, director of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, is now heading up the newly established, city-funded "business incubator" on 160 Varick St. What exactly is an incubator? An incubator such as Niswander's nourishes new startups until they are strong enough to function on their own and...

New York launches business incubators

Listen to the story on Marketplace.com TEXT OF STORYKai Ryssdal: New York City has a lot of things going for it. But for all its charms and virtues, being known as a place to start up a small business and have it really turn into something isn't one of them. That's a bit of a sore spot for the Big...

Registration opens for cybersecurity games

Polytechnic Institute Tuesday announced the opening of registration for a competition designed to identify new cybersecurity talent. NYU-Poly announced it has opened registration for its 6th Cyber Security Awareness Week games. The annual event, created by the NYU-Poly Information Systems and...

NYU-Poly Students Challenge Peers in Cyber War Games

With cyber security fraud costing businesses more than a trillion dollars worldwide and enforcement agencies facing shortages that can delay forensics investigations for years, the graduate students of a leading information security program devised the 2009 cyber war games to attract the next...

Bejtlich to Judge NYU-Poly CSAW Forensics Challenge

Dr. Nasir Memon was kind enough to ask me to be a judge at the Forensics Challenge component of the 5th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week, held by the Information Systems and Internet Security Lab within the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. NYU-Poly's ISIS lab is an NSF-funded lab...

Millions of long-term unemployed see few signs of hope

... Harold G. Kaufman, who heads the graduate program in organizational behavior at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, has studied the emotional toll of long-term unemployment. He said long bouts of joblessness can cause a person's mental state to deteriorate, leading to lower self-...

Space Golf, Astronaut Included

The New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY opened a mini-golf course this summer. But it's no ordinary putt putt--each hole illustrates a science lesson. Charles Camarda, a NASA engineer and former astronaut, agreed to play a round, and explain some of the science as he putted.