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Hacking Competition Winners Share Tips on Teamwork and Strategy

What does it take to win a hardware security competition? The top three winners from the HACK@DAC competition, including two Ph.D. candidates from NYU’s Center for Cybersecurity, provided some insights on the topic in a recent interview for the podcast “What That Means with Camille,” part of Intel’s Cyber Security Inside series. Baleegh Ahmad and...

TRAPS project to secure power systems receives DOE grant
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TRAPS project to secure power systems receives DOE grant

U.S. power systems represent an increasingly desirable target for cyber hackers. An IBM report, cited in The New York Times last May, noted that “the energy industry was the third most targeted sector for such attacks in 2020, behind only finance and manufacturing.” To address this issue, the U.S. Department of Energy announced on April...

Gupta honored as a Fellow of ASM International
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Gupta honored as a Fellow of ASM International

Dr. Nikhil Gupta, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was recently named a Fellow of  ASM International. In doing so the global organization of more than 20,000 members recognizes Gupta for making “significant contributions in the field of materials science and engineering.” Considered one of the highest honors in the materials engineering field, Gupta was...

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in-toto project moves to the CNCF Incubator

The in-toto project was recently promoted to the incubator of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. The announcement was made in a press release issued March 10, 2022. The CNCF is a Linux Foundation program that supports development of promising new open source technologies. in-toto was developed in the Secure Systems Laboratory at NYU’s Tandon School...

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Uptane releases new version of its Standard

On March 18, the Uptane project announced the release of Uptane Standard for Design and Implementation V.2.0.0 . This new edition of the Standard reflects the secure software update project’s evolution towards greater adaptability in meeting the emerging threats of sophisticated cyber attackers. In V.2.0.0 of its Standard, the Uptane project mandates a few key...

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CCS CyberByte Newsletter Spring 2022

Click here to view the latest issue of CCS CyberByte, a newsletter for students, faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners of NYU Tandon’s Center for Cybersecurity. We look forward to sharing your accomplishments in the next issue.

CCS Faculty Member Dolan-Gavitt Receives NSF CAREER Award
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CCS Faculty Member Dolan-Gavitt Receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Brendan Dolan-Gavitt, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and a faculty member with NYU’s Center for Cybersecurity, was named a recipient of a 2022 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. Known as a CAREER Award, it is given to “early-career faculty who have the potential to...

CSAW panel discusses the security challenges of 5G
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CSAW panel discusses the security challenges of 5G

In November 2021, the Center for Cybersecurity at NYU Tandon hosted a panel on the growing cyber threats to 5G networks. As one 2021 survey estimates that the global market for 5G infrastructure will grow by about 800% in the next five years, threats such as the ones listed below can not be ignored. Massive...

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The countdown has begun: CSAW 21 Launches on November 10

CSAW 21, the world’s most comprehensive student-run cybersecurity event returns virtually for five days starting November 10. This year’s edition—the 18th since the event began—will feature competitions, panel discussions, a career fair, and multiple opportunities to hear about leading edge technologies for protecting people, systems, and data in the cyber environment. Here is a quick...