Task & Topics

Topics & Subtopics

The general topic of the competition is:

Privacy via IT Security: Innovating Mobile Apps

The task therefore is to enhance user privacy through developing a new or existing innovative app for IT security on mobile devices.

Sub-Topics that could be addressed include, but are not limited to:

Privacy

  • protecting personal data
  • protecting communication metadata
  • protecting communications channels (VPN, Silent Circle…)
  • protecting devices

Services

  • anonymised service provision
  • anonymised Mobile Payments
  • Cloud support services (privacy friendly)

Anonymisation

  • obfuscating personal data
  • obfuscating personal identity
  • obfuscating session (secure chat….)
  • obfuscating device
  • obfuscating network ID

Cybersecurity

  • malware protection
  • virus protection
  • spam protection
  • white listing
  • TEE, TUI, TPM
  • Secure BIOS boot
  • Use of self encrypting drives (remote or local)

Authentication

  • 2 factor authentication
  • High and Very High Assurance
  • Secure Biometrics

Block chain

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Other uses