10th
Cyber
Security
Lecture

DISPELLING THE TOP 10 MYTHS OF CYBERSECURITY - March 29, 2018

About Event

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering Cyber Security Lecture Series provides an arena for high-level discussion among world-class scholars and practitioners. Now sponsored by AIGthe multinational insurance organization–lectures and panel discussions are designed to raise the visibility of risks and issues, including personal privacy. Internationally renowned experts join together to stimulate collaborative thinking, especially among New York’s regional businesses, government agencies, non-profits, academic institutions, media, and the public. Practical and timely, the series also focuses on possible strategies that address the impact of growing risks.

Agenda

For the 10th lecture in NYU Tandon’s renowned cybersecurity series, join CrowdStrike’s Co-Founder & CTO Dmitri Alperovitch.

Few people in the private sector have faced as many nation-state and criminal cyber adversaries as CrowdStrike’s Co-Founder & CTO Dmitri Alperovitch. He has investigated such high-profile incidents as the famous hack of the Democratic National Committee, Operations Aurora and Shady RAT. In this engrossing talk, he will share his experiences from the cyber equivalent of hand-to-hand combat with some of the most sophisticated intrusion actors and dispel the top 10 popular misconceptions that most people have about cybersecurity

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Sign-in/Refreshments

3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET

Lecture, Panel Discussion, Audience Q&A

FREE and open to the public.

The event will also be simulcast on the web.

Registration is required to attend in person or watch online. If you wish to watch online, the livestream link will be emailed after registration.

 

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Programs

Take the next step in your career. Find out information about our cybersecurity masters degrees.


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Graduate-Level Degree Programs at the School of Engineering

A Bridge to Tandon | Non-Credit Course | Location: Online

“A Bridge to NYU Tandon” is a fast and convenient way to advance your education. Since many of the best positions in growing fields like cyber security, data science, and artificial intelligence require an advanced degree, we designed this online program to prepare you for entrance into the computer science or cybersecurity master’s program at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Students with a humanities, arts or social science undergraduate degree will find this program particularly beneficial as you may have little to no computer science training.


Stay Ahead Of Cyber Security Threats

Cybersecurity, MS | 30 Credits | Location: Online or On-Campus

As the demand for skilled information-security experts continues to grow, computer and network professionals can now master the science of protecting vital computer networks and electronic infrastructures from attack. NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Online Cybersecurity Master’s Degree program will give you a solid foundation in computer and network security, digital forensics, cryptography, and biometrics, helping you become a sophisticated practitioner of these key technologies.

With the industry continuing to place top priority on safeguarding its data and information systems, you will be well prepared to develop security products as a security-application programmer, security analyst, penetration tester, vulnerability analyst, and security architect. You will also have the opportunity to study with internationally recognized faculty from the Information Systems and Internet Security Laboratory.


Address 21st Century Technology, Business, and Cyber Security Needs

Management of Technology, MS Cybersecurity Concentration | 36 Credits | Location: Online

Successful managers need to keep up with the seemingly non-stop pace of technological advances to spot fads from worthwhile investments and get the most out of the technology they implement. NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Online Management of Technology Master’s Degree program will prepare you to oversee a team of cybersecurity experts. The curriculum addresses the increased demand for managers with technical knowledge in cybersecurity.


Become Skilled and Capable of Supporting a Cyber-Secure Nation

Cybersecurity, MS CAE-Cyber Ops Specializtion | 30 Credits

NYU Tandon School of Engineering is one of nine graduate schools in the country to have the designation of National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations. The CAE-Cyber Operations program is intended to be a deeply technical, interdisciplinary, higher education program firmly grounded in the computer science (CS), computer engineering (CE), and/or electrical engineering (EE) disciplines, with extensive opportunities for hands-on applications via labs/exercises.


Deepen Your Understanding of Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy

Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy, MS | 30 Credits

Offered jointly by NYU School of Law and NYU Tandon School of Engineering, the MS in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy is a one-year program intended for experienced professionals from a range of backgrounds who seek to deepen their understanding of cybersecurity risk and strategy. Cybersecurity—both prevention and response—frequently requires coordination between public- and private-sector organizations and expertise in technology, law, and policy. This program will create managers with the integrated expertise needed to play a leadership role in the field.

The Offensive Security, Incident Response and Internet Security Laboratory (OSIRIS LAB)

The OSIRIS Lab is a security research environment where students analyze and understand how attackers take advantage of real systems. This approach gives our students a unique perspective and a proper foundation that allows them to master any area of security at NYU Tandon.

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NYU Center for Cybersecurity

The NYU Center for Cybersecurity (CCS) is an interdisciplinary research institute consisting of members from NYU School of Law, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and other NYU schools and departments. CCS is dedicated to training the current and future generations of cybersecurity professionals, and shaping public discourse and policy, legal, and technological landscapes on issues of cybersecurity. Additionally, CCS engages in a wide range of initiatives, including student scholarships, events, interdisciplinary research, and teaching.

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About Us

NYU TANDON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING / CYBER SECURITY LECTURES

With the ever-increasing scale of interconnected information systems, concerns about cyber security dangers and threats increase daily. NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Cyber Security Lecture Series provides an arena for high-level discussion among world-class scholars and practitioners. Now sponsored by AIG, the multinational insurance organization, lectures and panel discussions are designed to raise the visibility of risks and issues, including personal privacy. Internationally renowned experts join together to stimulate collaborative thinking, especially among New York’s regional businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, academic institutions, media, and the public. Practical and timely, the series also focuses on possible strategies that address the impact of growing risks.

NYU TANDON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering dates to 1854, the founding date for both the New York University School of Civil Engineering and Architecture and the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute (widely known as Brooklyn Poly). A January 2014 merger created a comprehensive school of education and research in engineering and applied sciences, rooted in a tradition of invention and entrepreneurship and dedicated to furthering technology in service to society. In addition to its main location in Brooklyn, NYU Tandon collaborates with other schools within NYU, the country’s largest private research university, and is closely connected to engineering programs at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai. It operates Future Labs focused on start-up businesses in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn and an award-winning online graduate program.

For more information about NYU Tandon School of Engineering, visit engineering.nyu.edu.

ABOUT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the world’s foremost research universities and is a member of the selective Association of American Universities. NYU has degree-granting university campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai; has eleven other global academic sites, including London, Paris, Florence, Tel Aviv, Buenos Aires, and Accra; and both sends more students to study abroad and educates more international students than any other U.S. college or university. Through its numerous schools and colleges, NYU is a leader in conducting research and providing education in the arts and sciences, engineering, law, medicine, business, dentistry, education, nursing, the cinematic and performing arts, music and studio arts, public administration, social work, and professional studies, among other areas.

For more information about New York University, visit www.nyu.edu.