over 1 year ago

Join us for a LinkedIn Live with the winners

Join our social live event on March 11th at 10am PT as we reveal a behind-the-scenes look at the winners of the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon, Palo Alto Networks’ first-ever security playbook building competition! 

Over 500 participants from 57 countries around the world joined forces to design and build cutting edge security orchestration playbooks, competing for over $65,000 in cash and other prizes. Register today to discover their innovative playbooks that improve workflows and advance security automation. 

During our webinar, you’ll:

  • See the hackathon competition highlights
  • Discover the latest security orchestration playbook innovations
  • Get an inside look at…

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almost 2 years ago

Announcing the winners...

First of all, let us congratulate all of the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon participants for contributing such innovative playbooks.

We also would like to congratulate the winners, who will receive an email with the next steps in the coming days - so keep an eye out. You can check out the submission gallery to see the winning submissions and other projects where participants built playbooks in the Cortex XSOAR user interface to help automate processes across leading integrations.

If you haven't had a chance yet, please fill out this form to help us get better.

Even though

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almost 2 years ago

Don't miss the winner announcement tomorrow

Tomorrow is the big day! Thank you all for participating and building some amazing projects in the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon! 

Winners will be announced tomorrow in the Unexpected XSOAR Use Cases session at 11:45 AM PT November 18th during Palo Alto Networks Ignite '20 and you are all invited. Find out more and register today! 


almost 2 years ago

Palo Alto Networks Ignite '20

Winners will be announced in the Unexpected XSOAR Use Cases session at 11:45 AM PT November 18th during Palo Alto Networks Ignite '20 and you are all invited.

Register today!

Thank you all again for participating in the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon, we hope to see you at Ignite '20!


almost 2 years ago

We would love your feedback

Thank you for participating and building amazing projects in the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon! The Palo Alto Networks team would love to hear about your hackathon experience.

Please fill out this form and help us get better.

Also, don't forget that winners will be announced at Ignite '20 on November 17th and you are all invited. Find out more and register today! 


almost 2 years ago

Winner Announcement Update


Thank you for participating in the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon! Congratulations to all of the participants for contributing such innovative solutions.

All participants are invited to Palo Alto Networks Ignite '20. Winners will be announced at the online conference on November 17th and you are all invited. Find out more and register today! 


about 2 years ago

Submissions are closing!

If you haven't submitted your project for the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon yet, please do so now! Submissions are due September 29th at 5 pm EDT. (Find out what time this is in your city

If you’ve already submitted, don’t forget that you can update your submission at any time until September 29th at 5 pm EDT!

 


about 2 years ago

Final call: Submissions close September 29

Just a final shout-out. These are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon.

Final checklist:

  • Are you submitting a working playbook?
  • Have you submitted your playbook to the Cortex XSOAR Marketplace for testing and inclusion? Remember: Playbooks along with other relevant content need to be submitted on Cortex XSOAR Marketplace by the submission deadline, September 29, 2020 (5:00pm Eastern Time). This includes submission of a pull request on Github using the Marketplace ‘Contribute content’ feature available within the XSOAR hackathon instances.
  • Have you created a submission video? Does

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about 2 years ago

One week left to deadline - keep going!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR HackathonDon’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due September 29 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Office Hours
Do you have questions to help get your project wrapped up?  Join the office hours Zoom sessions this Thursday, from 8-9am PT. Find the link in the To-Do section of the hackathon home page.

Start your submission now
Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements.

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about 2 years ago

Two weeks to go – submit early!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR HackathonSubmissions are due September 29 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.)  And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Slack Channel, the Resources Tab and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Looking for a little inspiration? Darkfeed just shared a behind the…

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about 2 years ago

Three weeks to go! Don’t forget to use the community

There are three weeks remaining in the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon. Submissions are due September 29 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city) 

As you continue to build and test your playbook, don’t forget there is a world of resources out there to help you.  If you are stuck, don’t be afraid to use what’s there to help you over the hurdle.  Here are a few places you can look:

  1. Slack Channel: There have been ideas and questions being posted throughout the hackathon.  Your fellow participants are there

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about 2 years ago

You’re Halfway There - Keep Going!

You’re halfway there, Congrats! Check out the below and make sure your submission meets the requirements.

  1. Register, review the quick-start guide and request a Cortex XSOAR instance.
  2. Start planning your submission and submission video.
  3. Make sure the playbook aligns with a category.
  4. Finish your playbook and test, test, test.
  5. Finish your submission form (Don't forget to submit through Github).

We are halfway through the Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon and are already so impressed by the work and collaboration we are seeing.

It is always awesome to see creativity spark and what great ideas are out in the world, especially

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about 2 years ago

Ready for the weekend!

While you relax this weekend, catch up on some helpful tech videos.

 

Ready to build? Palo Alto Networks is providing free instances to hackathon participants. Request one for your team with the below form and start building!

Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon Instance Request

 

We can’t wait to see all the innovative projects in the works - happy building!


about 2 years ago

How to make your submission video great

We know as devs and innovators, your expertise normally lies behind the scenes, however, the submission video needs time too! It's often the first (and sometimes only!) thing that judges review.

Your video tells the story behind your submission, providing a clear showcase of your software and talent. 

  • Establish your elevator pitch. In the first few seconds of your video, explain how your playbook meets the hackathon requirements.
  • Within 60 seconds, viewers tend to lose interest, so use this time wisely to keep them engaged!
  • Show, don't tell. Providing real life context and showing judges firsthand how your playbook

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about 2 years ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday

Did you know?!

Palo Alto Networks is providing free instances to hackathon participants. Request one for your team with the below form and start building!

Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon Instance Request

Still trying to understand the capabilities of XSOAR? We have the perfect video for you - Cortex XSOAR In Under 5 Minutes. If you have more questions, be sure to request and then join the Slack Channel to get in touch with the team and other developers.

We can’t wait to see all the innovative projects in the works - happy building!


about 2 years ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Automation Rising 2020 SOAR Hackathon playbook, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also ask the Palo Alto Networks and Devpost teams questions!

 

Teaming up
Looking for a challenge team?  The Slack Channel can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to see if

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