Get ready for the largest student-run cyber security event in the nation: a weekend of competitions, industry talks and events to prepare best-performing students with the skills and knowledge to shape the future of the industry.
CSAW is managed by undergraduate and graduate students of the Information Systems and Internet Security Laboratory at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, guided by university faculty and industry leaders. Find out more about it.
November 12th-14th, 2015
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Metrotech Center, 6 Metrotech Roadway, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Check out what's on the agenda.
Capture The Flag (CTF)
Realistic offensive security competition
that tests and teaches at the same time.
A security game show, with questions ranging
from current events to the highly technical.
High School Forensics (HSF)
Students collaborate to solve a murder
mystery that gets harder every round.
Embedded Security Challenge (ESC)
A red team/blue team face-off that
simulates a real-world hardware attack.
Students are given a security threat; it's
up to them to draft a policy to forestall it.
A team of experts gather to evaluate the
best doctoral security research worldwide.
The Career 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.