The 2nd annual Cyber Journalism Award recognizes excellence in reporting on cyber security across all journalistic categories. 

Professional journalists and student authors are encouraged to submit. The winner will be honored at the 15th annual CSAW conference on Thursday, November 8, 2018.

This competition is a joint project of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

This competition uses Submittable as our submission platform. Please click on the Submit button to access this system and to review the official competition rules, guidelines and prizes. Entrants who have never used Submittable will be requested to make an account. 


July 30, 2018: Submission Phase Opens

September 9, 2018, 11:59 a.m. ET: Submission Phase Closes

By October 6, 2018: Winner announced 

CSAW'17 Cyber Journalism Award Winner


Andy Greenberg

Lights Out: How An Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab for Cyberwar

Andy Greenberg is a senior writer for WIRED, covering security, privacy, information freedom, and hacker culture. He’s the author of the book This Machine Kills Secrets, about WikiLeaks, cryptography, and the cypherpunks, which was selected as an Editor’s Choice by The New York Times Book Review in 2012. Before coming to WIRED, he worked as a senior reporter for Forbes magazine. Greenberg received his bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a master’s degree from New York University’s Business and Economic Reporting program. He lives in Brooklyn.

Cyber Journalism Award Judges

Meredith Broussard | Assistant Professor, NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

Ramesh Karri | Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Charles Seife | Professor, NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

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