The tool would, at a minimum, help protect consumers from security vulnerabilities caused by out-of-date software. Contestants have the option of adding features, such as those that would address hard-coded, factory default or easy-to-guess passwords.
The prize for the competition is up to $25,000, with $3,000 available for each honorable mention winner(s). Winners will be announced on or about July 27, 2017.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
The deadline for registering and submitting entries is May 22, 2017 at 12:00pm EDT. For full details, refer to Registration & Submission.