Application For NITDA Cybersecurity Innovation Challenge

Last Updated on September 15, 2023 by Hotjobsng

Application For NITDA Cybersecurity Innovation Challenge Theme: Unmasking Dark Web Threats Join us in addressing the evolving dangers of the dark web, encouraging cybersecurity awareness, collaboration, and research.


Opening: 15th Sept, 2023

Closing Date: 30th Sept, 2023.

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Cybersecurity Innovation Challenge: Unveiling Cyber Threats in the Shadows

The clandestine realm of the dark web serves as a breeding ground for a myriad of cyber threats, including illegal trade, data breaches, and malicious activities.

Despite the increasing awareness of its significance, the challenges associated with effectively monitoring and mitigating threats originating from the dark web persists.

This innovation challenge aims to address the urgent need for innovative solutions that bolster organizations’ ability to proactively detect, analyse, and mitigate cyber threats emerging from the dark web.

Key Issues:
 Inadequate Dark Web Visibility
– Timely Threat Detection
– Lack of Effective Dark Web Analysis
– Insufficient Threat Attribution
– Limited Automation

Proposed Solution:

In this innovation challenge, participants are tasked with developing innovative solutions that address the challenges associated with dark web monitoring and threat mitigation. Potential solutions may include:

Advanced Dark Web CrawlersBuild advanced web crawling tools that navigate the dark web, collect relevant data, and provide organizations with insights into emerging threats and vulnerabilities. This tool should feature an analytics platform that uses machine learning and data analytics to process and categorize unstructured dark web data, providing actionable insights to security teams.
Real-time Threat DetectionDesign a platform that leverage AI to detect anomalies and patterns in dark web activities, as well as offer real-time threat intelligence feeds from the dark web, enabling organizations to identify potential threats in real time.
Threat Attribution ToolsDevelop methods to link dark web activities to known threat actors or campaigns, construct detailed profiles of dark web threat actors facilitating more accurate threat attribution and enabling targeted response strategies.
Automation for Dark Web MonitoringCreate automated workflows that continuously monitor dark web sources, extract relevant information, and provide security teams with timely alerts about emerging threats.

By participating in this innovation challenge and devising ingenious solutions for effective dark web monitoring and mitigation, you will contribute to a safer digital landscape. Your solutions will empower organizations to proactively identify and counteract cyber threats originating from the dark web, thereby enhancing their cybersecurity posture and protecting critical assets from evolving dangers.

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