Estonian Virtual Cyber Security Hackathon Announces Winnersby Fintechnews Baltic October 27, 2020
Estonian startup Garage48 has concluded its 4th Cyber Security Hackathon on the 23rd to 25th of October, announcing the list of winning startups.
The hackathon was organised in collaboration with Institute of Computer Science at the University of Tartu, Sentinel, Telia Eesti, Rangeforce, Tele2 Estonia, Startup Wise Guys, NjordLaw among others.
The aim of the event was to grow, nourish and expand the cybersecurity community and to secure cyberspace through solving various challenging problems by developing working prototypes with an intensive weekend hackathon marathon.
The event brought in close to 170 applications and 29 ideas got presented. From those, 18 ideas and teams were chosen to compete at the hackathon.
Besides having the highest number of participants ever joining the Cyber Security hackathon, it also managed to go borderless and have participants brainstorming and working tirelessly from 14 countries – Estonia, Latvia, Germany, Belgium, USA, Ukraine, Denmark, India, Pakistan, Italy, Portugal, Brazil, UK and Afghanistan.
The overall winner and winner of Sentinel challenge – Team Signed Tweets / Sureits.me
A web app that let’s acclaimed and trusted individuals attach a signature to their tweet, so whenever someone reads their tweet, they can verify that it’s truly the individual who wrote it. This helps to avoid conflicts between social groups, or general panic.
First runner up – Team SIM x GDPR
A tutorial game in English and Baltic languages that will have several versions of GDPR indecent simulations. Employees can play a new game each month and be regularly trained in GDPR awareness. The game will have a dashboard where an employer can see the process of each employee and can print the necessary reports in case data protection requests them to prove compliance.
Second runner up – Team Stardust
An app that preserves the user’s digital data profile aka all the personal data and a browser extension that automatically fills out a signup form using the data from the digital profile.
Telia challenge winner – Team CybelFee
A landing page with interactive animation and chatbot, to solve cyber bullying and lack of awareness amongst children in primary school. The solution provides an interactive animation with educational materials and an easier access to specialists with a chatbot.
Ajujaht prize – Team Konnect
Custom-tailored VPN service that is able to fire up the captive portal upon new client sessions. Via Captive portal, you have to authenticate yourself via mID, smartID, ID-Card, or other SSO services.
Rangeforce special prize – Team CyberWise
An application that allows users to upload log files and get an overview of what is malicious traffic and what other risk factors they are dealing with.
Best Enterprise Award by Zone – Team Data access management
Data lifecycle and access management system that decreases the risks related to data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity by increasing transparency of data ownership and consumption inside of the organization.
Featured image: Garage48