Microsoft announces Blue Hat competion: $250,000 in cash prizes

Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group today announced the BlueHat Prize competition with over $250,000 in cash and prizes for developing new computer security protection technology.

The Microsoft BlueHat Prize contest is designed to generate new ideas for defensive approaches to support computer security.

The inaugural Microsoft BlueHat Prize contest challenges security researchers to design a novel runtime mitigation technology designed to prevent the exploitation of memory safety vulnerabilities.

The solution considered to be the most innovative by the Microsoft BlueHat Prize board will be presented the grand prize of US $200,000.

Read more : Microsoft | BlueHat website.

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