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Your turn to open the black box!

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 to come up with their own researches and projects to help solve cybersecurity issues in the following areas

Financial security

Protect users and institutions involved into financial transactions by improving online fraud detection mechanisms, wipers / cryptographers, hidden mining etc.

Machine learning in cybersecurity

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

Automotive security

Develop effective measures to improve smart car user’s safety: prevent controller area network attacks, GPS and other sensitive data leakage for both manned and unmanned vehicles.

Stages of the contest


Primary Registration

Register online for the competition.

Submit detailed project description

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 participate in a local conference

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Take part in the final event at the Kaspersky.Academy Partners Summit in Lisbon where you will pitch your idea to a board of experts!

Prize Fund

A trip to 2

Kaspersky Security Analist Summit 2020

A grant of 1

$10 000

A trip to 3

Local Cybersecurity Conference

Meet our jury

Pavel Filonov

Research Development Group Manager (ML), Kaspersky

Kirill Shiryaev

Head of HR Marketing, Kaspersky

Alessio Aceti

Vice President, New Business & Innovation, Kaspersky

Sergey Novikov

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


All finalists of the contest will win a trip to Lisbon for the final event at Kaspersky.Academy Partners Summit!

December 4-5

Venue: Lisbon, Lux Lisboa
Park Hotel

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