Palo Alto Networks Security Competition with $$ Awards

The Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy invites you to nominate your TOP students to participate in our 2nd annual “Secure the Future” 2020 academic competition with CASH awards.

This academic competition is designed to challenge students on how to make decisions regarding the protection of operational assets through the analysis, comparison, and selection of advanced security tools, methodologies, and implementation options.

For more information, review the “Secure the Future” 2020 Competition Datasheet.

Competition Details

The competition will be hosted online through the Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy Moodle LMS platform and there are 4 overall phases in which the students will compete.

Competition Awards

The top 10 students will be invited to present their competition report to a panel of security professionals via Zoom where they will formally pitch how to secure the future of their selected industry.  

Prizes will be awarded to the top three students who will be selected based on their presentation skills and performance.  

  • $10,000 – 1st place
  • $5,000  –  2nd place
  • $2,500 –   3rd place

Additionally, the top 10 students will have the opportunity to interview for open positions with Palo Alto Networks.