Student Competitors Face Off at NYU-Poly Cyber Security Week

Hackers unite! At CSAW that is. New York University Polytechnic's School of Engineering will be hosting eight separate security events this week in the 11th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week Conference (CSAW). Hundreds of college and high school students will converge at the campus starting on Thursday to participate in competitions, keynote talks and other events to help them boost their skills and knowledge in cyber security.

Those attending are finalists chosen from among almost 20,000 students from around the world who have participated in online contests. Their travel expenses to attend have been covered by numerous sponsors, including theUnited States Department of Homeland Security, GitHub, Yahoo and 34 other organizations from government and industry.