5G Cyber Security Hackathon

5G Cyber Security Hackathon

Friday, November 29, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019

During its current Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Finland has the honor to host the first ever 5G Cyber Security Hackathon at Tellus Innovation Arena at the University of Oulu. University provides a live 5G test network for the hackathon.The world’s leading cyber security experts come together to find ways to safeguard our future digital society.

5G Cyber Security Hackathon organised by The Finnish Transport and Communications Traficom is expected to attract around 150 top-level cyber security experts around the world. Themes of the hackathon include improving the cyber security in 5G infrastructure and ensuring the information security in digital services used over 5G. Hackathon partners include Ericsson and Nokia, which are leading 5G innovator companies, and 6G Flagship programme from the University of Oulu, which has world-class research expertise in radio technologies at Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC).


Sign up for the opening ceremony latest on 24th of Nov.

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Program, Opening Ceremony (starts 3.30 pm)

Opening Words Jarkko Saarimäki, Director, National Cyber Security Centre Finland NCSC-FI at Traficom

6G Flagship Program: Paving the Way Towards Higher Frequencies, Improved Network Security
and Advanced Machine Learning at the Edge
Mika Ylianttila, Associate Professor, University of Oulu

Introduction to the Hackathon Challenges

Ericsson Challenge: Mikko Karikytö, Head of Network Security, Ericsson
Nokia Challenge: Juha Mölkänen, Information Security Manager, Nokia
University of Oulu Flagship Challenge: Juha Röning, Professor of Embedded Systems, University of Oulu

A Hacker’s Perspective to 5G Threat Landscape
Frank Kleinewoerdemann, Mobile Security Researcher

Panel Discussion, Hackers’ Voice, facilitated by Sauli Pahlman, National Cyber Security Centre Finland

Networking Dinner


NOTE: Registration deadline for the teams was already:

Bring Your expertise and step into limelight - check the challenges and register by midnight, 1st November!

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Event location

University of Oulu

Event address

Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 1

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Last updated: 14.11.2019