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Cyber Security Awareness Week

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 2017. This year CSAW is expanding as an international competition with worldwide impact.

The following are the international partners that will host the global event.


founding institution, Brooklyn, New York


regional partner, Abu Dhabi, UAE


regional partner, Kanpur, India


regional partner, Valence, France

CSAW NYU Abu Dhabi is managed by a team of undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers from the Engineering Department and the Center for Cyber Security.



NOVEMBER 9-11, 2017

Location: NYU Abu Dhabi
Campus Center (C2), Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



Prizes for competitions may include and are not limited to:

Cash prizes (up to 10,000 AED) for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners

An all expense paid trip to the finals hosted in Abu Dhabi in November 2017

Participation in the PPTP (Post Graduate Training Program)

Admittance to the coveted University Prep Summer Program

University recommendation letters

Admittance to the Industry Fair