Hackathon 4YFN

 

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FREE COMPETITION ORGANISED BY INCIBE THAT WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE 4YFN EVENT OF THE MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

GOAL Participants will compete in developing open source tools, solutions and/or mobile applications in the cybersecurity or IoT (Internet of Things) security fields.

TARGET AUDIENCEStudents, professionals, developers and/or people interested in the information security and new technologies.

DURATIONThe Hackathon will start on February the 27th and will run until March the 1st, with an estimated duration of 21 hours.

15 AVAILABLE SLOTSParticipants will compete individually or in teams up to 3 members. There is a maximum of 15 participants.

TRANSPORTATION AND LODGINGINCIBE will take cover the transportation and lodging costs for selected participants.

JURYSome expert judges will evaluate the proposed projects:
- Vicente Aguilera (@VAguileraDiaz, Director Dpto. Auditoría - Internet Security Auditors).
- Sergi Álvarez (@trufae, author of Radare y security analist at NowSecure).
- Pau Oliva (@pof, Senior security consultant at IOActive).
- INCIBE.

PRIZESThere will be awards for all the members of the 3 best classified teams:
- First classified: 800€.
- Second classified: 500€.
- Third classified: 200€.

REGISTRATIONThe period to send the participation form ended. Thank you very much to all participants to send your proposal!

- Rules of participation.
You can address your questions/comments to the following mailbox:



 
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What is a Hackathon?

A hackathon is a design sprint-like event in which people involved in software development, collaborate intensively on software and/or hardware projects during a short period of time. The term combines the words hack (where "hack" is used in the sense of exploratory programming, not its alternate meaning as a reference to computer crime) and marathon (understood as a competitive and collective experience with a common goal).

Goals of the 4YFN 2017 cybersecurity Hackathon

In the 4YFN cybersecurity Hackathon, hosted in Barcelona, teams will compete against each other in developing or improving open source tools, solutions and/or mobile applications in the cybersecurity and/or the IoT (Internet of Things) fields.

Participants will need to collaborate and to drain out all their qualities to prove their security skills and software development abilities. The best valued teams will have the chance to win the competition.

All the contributions performed by the Hackathon teams will provide the global security community with new capabilities in a short period of time. It is desirable that these contributions will have continuity and evolution: “The Hackathon should be just a beginning…”.

Additionally, the Hackathon exhibits the following goals and virtues:

  • Talent, technical and creative abilities identification.
  • Educational forum (training and learning) to develop and improve research and software development capabilities.
  • Social capabilities development environment, including collaboration and team working and promoting networking.
  • Experience gaining in a competitive environment.
  • Relaxed environment that promotes fun and entertainment.

Duration

Since a marathon is a long distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometers, the 4YFN cybersecurity Hackathon will last for around 21 horas distributed in 3 days, so it is equivalent to a half-marathon (21,975 kilometers).

Transportation and lodging

INCIBE will provide free lodging and transportation facilities to selected 4YFN cybersecurity Hackathon participants.

Prizes

There will be awards for all the members of the 3 best classified teams: 

  • First classified: 800€ for every member of the team.
  • Second classified: 500€ for every member of the team.
  • Third classified: 200€ for every member of the team.

Jury

Three reputable and expert judges from the security field will evaluate the works of the teams:

  • Vicente Aguilera (@VAguileraDiaz, Director Dpto. Auditoría - Internet Security Auditors).
  • Sergi Álvarez (@trufae, author of Radare y security analist at NowSecure).
  • Pau Oliva (@pof, Senior security consultant at IOActive).
  • INCIBE

Registration and participation

Participants will compete individually or in teams up to 3 members. Should you wish to participate with a team but do not have one, don’t worry! Just send us your project proposal and we will try to identify participants with same interests and purposes as you, providing you with the possibility to join them and form a team.

Those people willing to take part in the 4YFN Hackathon must select the open source tool, solution and/or mobile application in the cybersecurity mobile or IoT industry of their interest and fill in the registration form. All required fields of the form must be correctly filled and rules of participation have to be carefully read and accepted. Once completed, the form needs to be addressed before the submission deadline to the following mailbox with the subject: "2017 4YFN cybersecurity Hackathon":

The period to send the participation form ended. Thank you very much to all participants to send your proposal!

Should you have any concern, please e-mail us at: 

Selected proposals

The next proposals have been selected for the participation in the CyberCamp 2016 Hackathon. The list includes the name of the team and the proposed tool:

  • i3visio (OSRFramework)
  • SECYOURTHINGS (SECYOURTHINGS)
  • CodigoSeguro (CodigoSeguro)
  • Holmes (Similarity Uniform Fuzzy Hash)
  • Theofylaktos (WatchIAOwner)
  • MontseHack (Criptoclima)
  • lazeratio.2600 (Kaligram)

Winners

After 3 days of intense competition, we can communicate who have been the winners of this year. Congratulations to Holmes, i3visio and lazeratio.2600.

Next you will see the final ranking of the winners as well as the name of the tool and its repo.

Information of the rest finalists is as follow:

From the organization of the workshop we want to thank all the finalists for your presence. It has been a real pleasure to spend these days with you.

Looking forward to seeing you at the next Hackathon!