CSAW NYU Abu Dhabi

Cyber Security Awareness Week is the largest student-run cyber security event in the nation, featuring six competitions, keynote presentations, workshops, and an industry fair.

This year, CSAW is partnering with NYU Abu Dhabi and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur to expand its reach as an international competition with worldwide impact. Click the buttons above for information on CSAW NYU Abu Dhabi and CSAW NYU IIT Kanpur.

CSAW is managed by undergraduate and graduate students of the Offensive Security, Incident Response and Internet Security (OSIRIS) Laboratory at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Find out more about CSAW here, or select from the events listed below.

Thirteenth Annual Conference

November 10-12, 2016

NYU Tandon School of Engineering
6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201


Sneak peek
of CSAW'16.



Capture The Flag (CTF)

Realistic offensive security competition
that tests and teaches at the same time.
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High School Forensics (HSF)

Students collaborate to solve a murder
mystery that gets harder every round.
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DHS Quiz

A security game show; questions range from current events to the highly technical.
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Embedded Security
Challenge (ESC)

A red team/blue team face-off that
simulates a real-world hardware attack.
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Policy Competition

Students are given a security threat; it's
up to them to draft a policy to forestall it.
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Applied Research Competition

A team of experts gather to evaluate the
best doctoral security research worldwide.
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SOS Workshop

Security: Open Source is a one-day, single track workshop focused on the growing set of security software released under an open source license. The workshop will include talks from software authors as well as panel discussions on topics of interest to the community.
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Industry Fair

Finalists and other conference-goers get the opportunity to introduce themselves to CSAW sponsors: an array of powerful corporate and government organizations seeking to recruit new talent.
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Startup Pitch Competition

The Startup Pitch Competition is a challenge for competitors to pitch commercially viable ideas for real-world problems.
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CSAW Gold sponsors
Department of Homeland Security logo
CSAW Silver sponsors
IBM logo
CSAW Bronze sponsors
Navy Civilian Careers logo
NCC Group logo
Raytheon logo
CSAW Supporting sponsors
Bloomberg logo
Cubic logo
Intel logo
United States Secret Service