6 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Secureworks Cybersecurity Literacy Challenge gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


7 months ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Secureworks Cybersecurity Literacy Challenge.

  Submission checklist:

  1. Are you creating a working game or entertainment application that promotes cyber literacy and information security?

  2. Are all of your teammates added to your submission form? Remind them to accept the invitation so that they’re listed on the project submission!

  3. Have you created a submission video? Is your video public, coherent and shows your app working? Remember that your video should be about 3-minutes long.

  4. Did you provide a URL to your code repository or link to your functioning game demo? 

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7 months ago

Submission Checklist: Do you have everything?

There is just one week left to enter your submission to the Secureworks Cyber Literacy Challenge. Submissions are due May 9 at 5PM EDT.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. Make sure all of your teammates are invited and have accepted their invitations to join your submission!

Submission checklist:

  1. Are you creating a working game or entertainment application that promotes cyber literacy and information security?

  2. Are all of your teammates added to your submission form? Remind them to accept the invitation so that they’re listed on the project submission!

  3. Have you created a submission video?…

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7 months ago

Office Hours tomorrow, April 29th + a video from Trenton!

The deadline is approaching and we're so excited! If you need a little motivation to join our office hours in Discord tomorrow at 3pm ET or just to get through to the finish line, here's a video from Trenton at Secureworks.

Come by and ask him about security, cyberliteracy, or his acting skills

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


7 months ago

Prizes, Prizes, and more Prizes!

As if just building cool apps and taking your Secureworks knowledge to the next level wasn’t enough incentive for you, here’s a reminder of the bonus prize potential for eligible participants:

  Best Game for Friends and Family - $1,000 USD | Inspire your family and friends to learn more about cyberliteracy and security

  Best Game for Employees - $1,000 USD | Inspire your coworkers, clients, and colleagues to increase their knowledge of security best practices

Need additional inspiration for your game?
View the Secureworks’ infographics to get some bite-size information on cybersecurity tips, strategies, and facts — you…

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7 months ago

Join the Office Hours on April 22 at 3PM ET

It’s almost time for another office hours session with Eric and Trenton!

We encourage you to join the Discord tomorrow, April 22nd at 3PM ET to help you move along with your submission. 

There are a little over two weeks left until the deadline, so come with some questions prepared. If you’re unsure about the requirements to be eligible or need a peer to discuss your game idea, this is the perfect time to spark a dialogue .

Here are a few Q&As and resources from the last two Office Hours to help you:
  • Question: What do you perceive to…

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8 months ago

Office Hours Today! April 15th @ 3pm ET

Join Eric and Trenton from Secureworks for Office Hours today at 12pm PT / 3pm ET.

We will be hanging out in the Discord channel to answer your questions - come by and chat with us! 

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


8 months ago

Resources + More To Help You Build

Let’s get started building your Secureworks’ Cybersecurity Literacy project!

Planning

A little planning can go a long way toward a winning project. Check out our Tips for Planning Your Project.

Having trouble brainstorming? Remember, your challenge is to build something fun and engaging, so think about what you’d enjoy playing, too — The Game Developer Conference’s vault is a good place to start if you need a boost of inspiration.

Don’t forget to check out the Resources Tab to take advantage of the documents and other helpful tips.
We can’t wait to see your project!

Questions?

If you have…

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8 months ago

Need a little help? Office Hours with the Secureworks team start April 8th!

Join Eric and Trenton from Secureworks for Office Hours on Fridays!

Starting on Friday, April 8th at 12pm PT / 3pm ET, they will be hanging out in the Discord channel to answer your questions. 

If you’re unable to attend the office hours, you can also reach out in Discord ahead of time to post your questions.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


8 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Secureworks’ Cybersecurity Literacy Challenge project, the Devpost’s Discord Community is the perfect place to connect with other developers! 

Discord How-to’s:
1) After joining the Devpost Discord, look for the #secureworks-checkin channel under #CHALLENGE-CHECK-IN

2) Click the to open the Secureworks’ Cybersecurity Literacy Challenge community channels

3) Access the channels and introduce yourself

The Discord is where you can bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use it to ask the Secureworks and Devpost teams questions!

 Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team? The…

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