Research Paper ’17

Best Research Paper

Students and professionals are invited to enter the running for the CSAW Best Paper Award!

Eligible submissions include any paper published between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017, on any topic related to the application of security technology, the implementation of security systems, or lessons learned.  Accepted papers are presented by one of the authors in poster-format during the CSAW research poster session on-site in New York, Abu Dhabi and India, where industry experts evaluate the originality, relevance and accuracy of their work.  With eligibility limited to previously-published papers, this competition has a reputation for drawing some of the best doctoral security research worldwide.



 October 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM

October 10, 2017  11:59 GST *Extension*
Submission Phase Closes

September 21, 2017
Finalists announced

November 9-11 2017
Finals onsite at CSAW NYUAD

Questions? Please email, (not the emails for questions/general help)


1st Place

5,000 AED grant award per team.

2nd Place

2,500 AED grant award per team

3rd Place

1,250 AED grant award per team


Automatic eligibility in the Quiz competition

Admittance to the Industry Fair and keynote speaker talk

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

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