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NYU Launches The World’s Biggest Student Cyber Security Games

The world’s largest student-run cyber security event, founded 13 years ago by the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, will expand this year to NYU Abu Dhabi and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where finalists from India, the Middle East, North Africa, and the United States will compete simultaneously in November 2016.


Researchers Build Secure System for Encrypted Cloud Computing

The “cloud computing” we hear so much about is cheap and efficient, but it’s not completely secure. Encrypted data — payroll information, for example, or hospital records — can easily be stored on servers run by Google, Amazon, Oracle, or another company. But only non-encrypted data can be processed “in the cloud” and that creates an obvious...


Researchers Team with Con Edison to Safeguard the Smart Grid

Con Edison has teamed with researchers at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to advance the safety and security of the utility’s burgeoning smart grid system. Professor Ramesh Karriand Research Assistant Professor Michail Maniatakos, both in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received a $400,000 grant to build and test mechanisms to defend the smart...


Cyber Dialogues: Technology, Risk, and Governance

The Center for Cybersecurity and the Center on Law and Security hosted an event that examined the future of cybersecurity, bringing together leading lawyers, business leaders, and technologists for an interdisciplinary discussion.


From the War Room to the Board Room? Effectively Managing Cyber Risk without Joining the Front Lines

Randal Milch and Zachary K. Goldman Corporations seeking to manage the asymmetric cyber threat environment face a range of pressures. T e current unstable legal landscape makes management’s day-to-day approach to the persistent and mounting challenge all the more difficult. Companies face an increase in activity by the plaintiffs’ bar and inconsistent regulatory attention by...