CODESECURE: Prevent & Protect Hackathon 2024
16th February 2024 | 10.00 - 19.00

The North Wales cluster as part of Cyber Wales, in conjunction with North Wales Police are organising the UKs first Cybercrime team led hackathon.

Join us at CodeSecure: Prevent & Protect Hackathon for a day dedicated to developing innovative solutions for North Wales Police Cybercrime Team to use against cyber-crime.

What to expect from the day

After signing in you will receive your complimentary t-shirt and user guide before we kick off the day with a morning briefing. Whether you want to work individually or as part of a team our experts will be on hand to ensure you have the right support behind you. You will have the day to work on your solutions, with periodic breaks and ample networking opportunites before final presentations and awards are handed out.

Participants will have the opportunity to collaborate, network with and attend presentations from supporting companies including:

  • Cyber Wales
  • CGI
  • Microsoft
  • North Wales Police
  • Wrexham University
  • SudoCyber
  • Eryri Labs
  • Drayk Studio
  • PACT (Police and Community Trust)
  • And many more member companies and local organisations.

This event aims to bring together coding maestroscybersecurity enthusiastsgraphics creatorspassionate individuals, and great communicators to collaborate on fun and engaging approaches to using our new equipment to help inform members of the public and businesses about online dangers and how to stay safe online.

Highlights of the Day

There is plenty to be involved with through the day.

CUTTING-EDGE technologies to experiment and realise your solutions:

  • Meta Quest 3
  • ELECROW CrowPi
  • WiFi Pineapple
  • Flipper Zero

Networking Lunch

There will be complimentary refreshments and pizza lunch to enjoy whilst you build on your network among fellow cyberists and industry professionals.

Industry Leader Insights

Throughout the afternoon you will be able to hear first hand experiences from leading industry professionals.

Presentations & Awards Opportunites

You will have the opportunity to present your solutions at the end of the day to a team of expert judges. The most innovative and effective cyber prevention solutions will be recognized and rewarded.


Equipment and Requirements for the day

You will need to bring your own laptop/development equipment with you on the day. WiFi will be provided.

••All materials developed through the CODESECURE day will be released opensource to encourage others to use and advance these projects to help make a safer online world••

* Attendees under the age of 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult whilst attending or participating in this event.

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