COMPETITION: Kaspersky Academy Secur’IT Cup ’21

This Kaspersky student competition is dedicated to the challenges of a rapidly changing world and tackling security issues posed by new technologies. We want participants of the Secur’IT Cup in 2021 to come up with their own researches and projects…

This Kaspersky student competition is dedicated to the challenges of a rapidly changing world and tackling security issues posed by new technologies. We want participants of the Secur’IT Cup in 2021 to come up with their own researches and projects to help solve cybersecurity issues in the following areas:

New methods and instruments for security assessment.

Develop new instruments or approaches to improve / automate security assessment processes for web and mobile applications, corporate networks, industrial objects etc.

Machine learning in cybersecurity.

Develop new methods to apply machine learning to improve CS technologies and narrow the damage caused by cyberattacks.

IoT Security.

Protect users of devices referred to as internet of things such as home devices, medical devices, unmanned vehicles (incl. drones) from exposing their privacy and security by creating new security solutions.

Special nomination: Fighting Cyber Violence
Develop new ways to help violence survivors protect themselves in the digital and physical world (from stalking, bullying, hidden tracking etc.)

More info
Stages of the contest
closes
07.11
2021
closes
14.11
2021
09.12
2021
Primary Registration
Register online for the competition.

Submit detailed project description
and / or research abstract and project prototype. Add your team members if applicable. The expert jury will consider all projects and select the best for the finals.

Or one may also participate in an online conferences

find out more
Finals
Take part in the ONLINE final event where you will pitch your idea to a board of experts!

Prize Fund
A trip to
2
Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2021
A grant of
1
$10 000
A trip to
3
Local Cybersecurity conference or professional course of choice on one of global MOOC-platforms
Meet our jury

Denis Barinov
Head of Kaspersky.Academy, Kaspersky

Sergey Novikov
Deputy Dir. GReAT, Head of EEMEA Research Center, Kaspersky

Andrey Nikonov
Startup Engagement Manager, Kaspersky

and others…
Final
The final event in 2021 will be held online due to limited opportunities for travel.
December 9
2021