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CSE is participant in the recently successful CRC bid on D2D

More information about Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre can be found a the URL below:

https://ssl.dsic.com.au/d2dcrc/tiki-index.php?page=Home

 

 

 

Winners of PwC Cyber Award

Congratulations to the following students on winning the inaugural PwC Cyber Award.

Final Year:

Karla Burnett

Non-Final Year:

Theo Juilenne & Matthew McEwen (Shared)

The Awards were decided upon from interviews of students who were short-listed after they submitted a 500 word paper on a Cyber security topic of their choice.  The Awards are valued at $3,000 each. 

http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/about-us/help-resources/for-students/prizes-and-awards/

CSE thanks PwC for sponsoring this Award.  PwC has sent in these words:

PwC would like to congratulate the award winners for their outstanding achievement, and thank all students who had applied for the PwC Cyber Award. We value our partnership with the School of Computer Science and Engineering and the opportunity this Award provides for us to meet with and give recognition to talented students in the industry. To connect with us please visit our website http://www.pwc.com.au/careers/student or send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PwC Cyber Award

The inaugural PwC Cyber Award is now open for applications.

One $3,000 prize will awarded to a student in the final year of his/her degree program. Another $3,000 prize will be awarded to a student in his/her pre-penultimate or penultimate year of their degree program.

Open to students:

    • who are in any undergraduate degree in the School of Computer Science and Engineering (including dual-award degrees) and
    • who have an overall Credit WAM or above

To apply, submit a 500 word paper on a Cyber security topic of your choice, along with your full name, Student Number, degree and when you expect to graduate.  Please indicate if you prefer an AM or PM interview on Monday 10th March if you are successfully shortlisted.

Dates:

    • Applications will close Wednesday 5th March at 1pm
    • PwC and a CSE Academic will review papers and create shortlist by Friday 7th March.
    • Short listed candidates for interviews will be notified on Friday 7th March.
    • PwC to attend campus interviews Monday 10th March.
    • Award cermemony will be Monday 28th March

Congratulations to our team at the International finals of SECUINSIDE in Korea last week, who came 4th in the world

Congratulations to our team at the International finals of  SECUINSIDE in Korea last week, who came 4th in the world!

The team consisted of Dougall Johnson, Petr Novak, Fionnbharr Davies and Jack Murray.  The team would like to encourage more students to get involved, and are planning to run an internal CTF on the first weekend of the mid-semester break next semester.

 

Congratulations to our three teams in the Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2013 that took out 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Congratulations to our three teams in the Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2013 that took out 1st, 2nd and 3rd today!

https://scoring.cyberchallenge.com.au

43 teams competed over 24 hours from 12 noon Tuesday until 12 noon today.

The challenge is co-ordinated by the Australian Government, sponsored by Telstra and conducted with the assistance of Australian universities.  Not only does the challenge tests each teams technical skills in finding and exploiting vulnerabilities, it also test their ability to devise remediation procedures and process for monitoring and/or detecting future exploitation.

This is the second year of the competition, and the second time UNSW has won it!

 

Media Coverage of the competition

http://www.techworld.com.au/article/461264/unsw_wins_cyber_security_challenge_australia/?fp=16&fpid=1

http://www.news.com.au/technology/wanted-hackers-to-test-security-for-telstra-federal-government-and-microsoft/story-e6frfro0-1226637672259

http://www.swinburne.edu.au/chancellery/mediacentre/media-centre/news/2013/05/cyber-security-challenge

http://www.scmagazine.com.au/News/342445,how-to-recruit-the-next-generation-of-aussie-security-professionals.aspx

http://www.smh.com.au/it-pro/security-it/australias-top-hackers-uncovered-in-tournament-20130508-2j7go.html

 The SMH article was syndicated, and appeared in around 110 local papers!

 

 

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