Mon, 1 Apr, 4:00 - Mon, 22 Apr, 3:55

Spring 2024 Hackathon

About this event

Join us at the Threat Modeling Hackathon Season 2 and put your threat modeling skills to the test in the world of AI Threat Modeling. You’ll be challenged to improve the security posture of an AI-assisted coding tool through a thorough threat modeling exercise, identify potential security risks, and propose innovative solutions.

Event schedule

  • Registration: now through March 22, 2024
  • Submission period: April 1-21, 2024
  • Judging period: April 22-30, 2024
  • Winners announced: May 3, 2024


Each team members on the winning team will receive:

  • $500 USD Amazon voucher (or equivalent amount in local currency)
  • A private session of Elevation of Privilege Game hosted by Adam Shostack
  • A prestigious hackathon champion badge

What awaits you

  • Three-Week Immersive Threat Modeling Journey: Collaborate with security pros and developers from around the globe as you navigate a comprehensive three-week program designed to enhance your threat modeling prowess.
  • Keynote Address by Adam Shostack: Gain invaluable insights into AI Threat Modeling from one of the foremost authorities in the field.
  • Practical Threat Modeling Workshop "Threat Modeling Katas" by Luis Servin: Equip yourself with practical frameworks beyond STRIDE through hands-on exercises led by seasoned expert Luis Servin.
  • Mentorship Opportunities: Receive personalized guidance and mentorship from leading threat modeling professionals throughout the duration of the event.
  • Exciting Prizes: Compete for a chance to win fantastic prizes, including a $500 Amazon voucher and an exclusive private session of the Elevation of Privilege Game hosted by Adam Shostack himself!

Why should you join

  • Grow Your Understanding of AI Threat Modeling: Gain a comprehensive understanding of AI-assisted software security and learn how to effectively mitigate risks.
  • Deepen Your Knowledge: Explore practical frameworks and techniques that go beyond the basics, enhancing your threat modeling expertise.
  • Connect with Peers: Build meaningful connections with fellow threat modeling practitioners and engage in a community-driven learning experience unlike any other.


Who’s this hackathon for

Software developers and security engineers interested in learning more about threat modeling or putting their skills to the test are welcome to join. Beginner is 100% welcome! You don’t need any prior experience in threat modeling and/or software security.

Prompt & Submission Requirements

Will be announced on April 1, 2024.

Legal Basis and Privacy Policy

Read the privacy policy and legal bases.



Q: Is there a registration fee for the hackathon? A: No, registration for the hackathon is free to join for all.

Q: How many people are in one team? A: Teams can consist of 3-5 people. You can sign up with your teammates or individually, and if you sign up individually, you will be assigned to a team of 3-5 people.

Q: How long does it take to complete the assignment? A: The time required to complete the assignment varies based on the skills and experience levels of team members and the team's organization. Last year, completion times ranged from a couple of hours to over 10 hours. We recommend team captains schedule an initial 30-minute meeting, followed by weekly 30-minute checkpoints with mentors, allowing teams to work asynchronously between checkpoints. The submission period spans 3 weeks.

Q: Do we decide ourselves the amount of time we dedicate to the hackathon? A: Yes, the submission period runs for three weeks, from April 1st to April 21st. However, attendance is mandatory for the kick-off ceremony on April 2nd, from 10:00 to 10:50 AM ET. Apart from this, participants have the flexibility to collaborate with our team and determine the time they'd like to dedicate to working on the assignment during the three-week period.

Event details
Mon, 1 Apr, 4:00 - Mon, 22 Apr, 3:55 (UTC)