2016 – Cyber Security Awareness Week – CSAW

NYU Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce that it will partner with NYU Tandon School of Engineering to host CSAW competitions for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region in 2016.  Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur will also host concurrent competitions, expanding CSAW’s reach as an international competition with worldwide impact.   CSAW NYU Abu Dhabi is managed by a team of undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers from the Engineering Department… Read More

Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security

About ASIACCS 2017 Building on the success of ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), the ACM Special Interest Group on Security, Audit, and Control (SIGSAC) formally established the annual ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS). The inaugural ASIACCS was held in Taipei (2006). Since then ASIACCS has been held in Singapore (2007), Tokyo (2008), Sydney (2009), Beijing (2010), Hong Kong (2011), Seoul (2012), Hangzhou (2013), Kyoto (2014),… Read More

IEEE Int’l Workshop on Information Forensics & Security

About WIFS The IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) is the primary annual event organized by the IEEE Information Forensics and Security (IFS) Technical Committee. Its major objective is to bring together researchers from relevant disciplines to exchange new ideas and the latest results and to discuss emerging challenges in different areas of information security. The 8th edition of WIFS will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from December… Read More

Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge

A group of four undergraduate students, led by CCS-AD’s Post Doctoral Fellow, Claude Fachkha competed for the first time in the Cyber 9/12 Challenge hosted by the Atlantic Council in Geneva Switzerland this April.  The two day event tested international students in tackling a fictional cyber catastrophe.  The team CCS-AD sent was the only team competing from the MENA (Middle East North Africa) region. NYU Abu Dhabi Student Team William B Held,… Read More