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The Tide is Turning On Cyber Security

The Tide is Turning On Cyber Security

Jacob Bass, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

“You can’t have 100 percent security and also then have 100 percent privacy and zero inconvenience,” Obama said. “We're going to have to make some choices as a society.” That was in 2013, things are a bit different now.

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NYU Tandon’s IllusionPIN Combats Shoulder-Surfing

NYU Tandon’s IllusionPIN Combats Shoulder-Surfing

Flavia Sinha, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

A new technology developed by NYU Tandon researchers aims to increase mobile phone security by tackling "shoulder-surfing."

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NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi researches create first unhackable chip.

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Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

WSN Editorial Board

April 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION

NYU has an obligation to not only alert its students of potential cyber threats, but take more serious measures to assure attacks like these do not occur again.

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Movies Like ‘Snowden’ Will Never Be Objective

Hao Ly, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Those watching “Snowden” and any other movies with political messages should be aware of the intentions of the director and be ready to think on the movie’s political viewpoints within a larger context.

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Partisan Wikileaks Are Not Democratic

Partisan Wikileaks Are Not Democratic

Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under OPINION

We have a responsibility to denounce Wikileaks for their unabashedly ill-intended actions. This information is simply not legitimate, and nobody knows who -- or what -- will be the next target.

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NYU Hack Worrisome

NYU Hack Worrisome

WSN Editorial Board

October 6, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The recent hack on NYU reflects a serious widespread problem the university needs to immediately address.

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Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Both people and the websites they visit must be willing to take action in the interest of online security.

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Thousands attend Tandon’s cyber security awareness week

Thousands attend Tandon’s cyber security awareness week

Tegan Mosugu, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

A recap of Cyber Security Awareness Week at Tandon.

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Privacy loss, price discounts do not mix

Privacy loss, price discounts do not mix

Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 13, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Insurance companies monetizing customer's private data is part of a dangerous trend of businesses profiting off of the private data of their customers.

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Digital experts discuss cyber security

Digital experts discuss cyber security

March 11, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Cyber security experts discussed the ongoing threat of hacking and importance of using secure technology at the NYU School of Law on March 10. Samara Moore, the White House director of Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, and a panel of government and private sector officials explained the execu...

Poly study shows Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act puts minors in more danger

Poly study shows Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act puts minors in more danger

December 11, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Online social networking has become somewhat of a norm among teenagers. Instead of preaching stranger danger on the streets, parents worry about cyber bullies and online predators. Congress passed the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act in 1998 to protect minors.  The act requires commercial...

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