The information below pertains to CSAW North America. For details regarding Security Quiz in other CSAW regions, please visit those specific websites here: CSAW EuropeCSAW IndiaCSAW MENA

Cyber security quiz bowl is a face-off for techies.

This year, Security Quiz at CSAW North America will be run as a buzzer-based academic bowl competition. Teams will face off across three rounds, being tested on a range of topics related to cyber security. The teams that emerge from Semi-Finals will compete for top place during the Final tournament, held just before the CSAW Award Ceremony. 

Network Security Cryptography Malware
Application & Web Security Protocols & Programming History
Current Events Pop Culture Digital Forensics
Policy Hardware Control Systems

Registration for student teams is open now. We welcome participation from NYU students, student teams from other regional universities/colleges, and local high school teams.

You can register to compete in Security Quiz now.

CSAW finalists automatically qualify for semi-finals. Registration for a limited number of finalist teams will open in early October.

Qualifying rounds: October 2017

Semi-Finals: Thursday, November 9 (evening)
Finals: Saturday, November 11 (morning)

Register for Quals

Register your team for the North America Security Quiz qualification round.


Students and faculty leading Security Quiz.

Rules and guidelines for Security Quiz.

Meet the experts who will be judging Security Quiz.

Awards given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.