First honored in 2017, this award recognizes excellence in reporting on cyber security across all journalistic categories. 

This competition is a joint project of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Competition rules and guidelines are included in the application. Entrants will be requested to make an account with Submittable.

Submission Phase opens April 2018

CSAW'17 Cyber Journalism Award Winner


Andy Greenberg

Lights Out: How An Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab for Cyberwar

Andy Greenberg is a senior writer for WIRED, covering security, privacy, information freedom, and hacker culture. He’s the author of the book This Machine Kills Secrets, about WikiLeaks, cryptography, and the cypherpunks, which was selected as an Editor’s Choice by The New York Times Book Review in 2012. Before coming to WIRED, he worked as a senior reporter for Forbes magazine. Greenberg received his bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a master’s degree from New York University’s Business and Economic Reporting program. He lives in Brooklyn.

Andy will be honored in person on Thursday, Nov. 9, following the Keynote Address in the Pfizer Auditorium, ~6:45/7:00 PM. 

Cyber Journalism Award Judges

Meredith Broussard | Assistant Professor, NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

Ramesh Karri | Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Charles Seife | Professor, NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute


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