Elite teams from seven universities won finalist slots in the ninth annual Embedded Security Challenge (ESC). The oldest and largest hardware hacking competition in the world, ESC is also the most difficult event at New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) games for students.
At NYU Tandon, the country’s first university research team for hardware security is probing the growing threat to the world’s microchips and devising ways to protect them.
On a half-dozen occasions in the last three years, top-secret information has leaked from the National Security Agency and appeared on the web. Government analysts concluded with alarm that the documents, including intercepted communications from Europe and Japan and the computer code for the N.S.A.’s hacking tools, had not come from the huge collection taken...
Top Teams From India, the Middle East, North Africa, the United States, and Canada Win Slots to Compete at NYU Tandon, NYU Abu Dhabi, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
The benefits of having a diverse cyber workforce were pounded home on October 4 by CISOs, government officials and academics during the IBM/International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) Town Hall.
A week after Yahoo said it was subjected to the worst data breach in history, details about who nabbed info on 500 million email accounts remain sketchy.
You lock your house. You keep your wallet out of plain view. You’re responsible with credit cards. You should treat your computer with the same caution, but even the most accountable people can make mistakes that make them susceptible to cybercriminals.
This election year may well be the year of the email controversy. From Colin Powell’s emails to Hillary Clinton’s private server to the Democratic National Committee’s email leak to Donald Trump openly encouraging Russian hackers, it’s easy to see that even those with likely the tightest security measures in place are still victim to break-ins.
There is a debate within the Obama administration over whether to publicly blame Russia for the hack of the Democratic National Committee or to wait for the FBI to complete its investigation — a delay that has frustrated some lawmakers and national security officials.
The FTC held a workshop on Ransomware which addressed questions such as: How do ransomware extortionists gain access to consumer and business computers? What role can consumer and business education play in preventing ransomware infections? Are there steps consumers and businesses should be taking to reduce the risk of ransomware or to decrease its impact?