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2013-10-10 12:32:27

11 International Collegiate Teams Progress to Final Round of Cyber Security Awareness Week; Their Emerging Field Protects the Trustworthiness of Electronics Manufacturing BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven international collegiate teams have been chosen to compete in the final round of contests that will challenge their knowledge in one of the newest and most difficult fields within cyber security: testing and protecting electronic hardware. The teams will progress to the...

2013-10-07 12:22:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Divisional Dean Bjorn Hanson of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management has announced that five prominent sports business professionals joined the sports management faculty as adjunct faculty members this semester. They are: -- Douglas Logan, the founding commissioner of Major League Soccer and the former CEO of USA Track and Field. He has...

2013-10-04 12:24:13

After 72 Hours and Competition from 13,500 Students and Professionals Worldwide, 15 Teams Win Berth in CSAW Capture the Flag Contest BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After 72 grueling hours of worldwide competition from 82 countries, 15 student teams will progress to the final round of one of the biggest Capture the Flag (CTF) hacking competitions, part of the 10(th) annual Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW). For the first...

2013-10-02 12:33:33

Famed Hacker Peiter 'Mudge' Zatko Joins Project Leaders with Recommendations for Business and Government from Cyber Fast Track BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers and cyber security professionals will get a rare glimpse into top cyber security measures that hackers developed for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) during a November 14, 2013, conference on the Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)....

2013-10-02 12:32:25

NYU-Poly Lynford Lecture to Feature Researcher Who Revolutionized Artificial Engineering BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned computer scientist Judea Pearl will deliver the 15th Annual Lynford Lecture on Monday, November 4, 2013, on the campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn's Tech Triangle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) The event is free and open to the public,...

2013-10-02 00:21:41

Carnegie Mellon, MIT, New York University and Rensselaer Polytechnic to study artificial intelligence technologies to extend human expertise YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaborative research initiative with four leading universities to advance the development and deployment of cognitive computing systems - systems like IBM Watson that can learn, reason and help human experts make complex decisions involving extraordinary...

2013-09-30 12:30:49

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phishing scams are some of the most effective online swindles, hooking both savvy and naive computer users. New insights from researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) point to two factors that may boost the likelihood that a computer user will fall prey: being female and having a neurotic personality. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) A multidisciplinary team comprised of...

2013-09-28 23:04:45

27 Days of Online Contests & 2 Days At NYU Kimmel Center. Festival features Four Online Contests and Opening and Closing Ceremonies at NYU Kimmel Center NYC, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Today, NYU and ChineseCUBES announced the first-ever Chinese Character Festival (CCF) in New York, a month-long celebration of Chinese characters that comprise the Chinese language and play a significant role in East Asian language, arts and cultures. Co-organized by Chinese education tech startup...

2013-09-18 12:35:11

Cyber Security Awareness Week Preliminary Rounds Educate Students While Searching for the World's Best Future Digital Protectors BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) will be the nerve center this week for the world's biggest hacking competition, as more than 10,000 participants from across the world compete in the preliminary round to find the best student teams for the tenth annual...

2013-09-17 23:00:52

Florida Polytechnic University today held its first Industry Partner Summit bringing together nearly 90 leaders from 40 innovating companies to help shape the university’s future curriculum. The Summit culminated with a keynote address by John Couch, Apple’s Vice President of Education, to more than 200 attendees. Kissimmee, FL. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Florida Polytechnic University today held its first Industry Partner Summit bringing together nearly 90 leaders from 40 innovating...