Serbian Cybersecurity Challenge 2021 – Heroes of the Cybercrime Pandemic


Serbian Cybersecurity Challenge 2021 Phase II Results

The results of the final phase (held on September 25th, 2021) of the Serbian Cybersecurity Challenge 2021 are the following:

Place Team Team Members Institution Faculty/School/Department
1 HACKAFON1 Branislav Stojanović
Blažo Sokić
Uroš Stanimirović
Mirko Nikić
University of Belgrade Faculty of Organizational Sciences
2 HACKAFON2 Rastko Kisjelica
Mihailo Đorđević
Nikolina Pašić
Aleksandar Branković
University of Belgrade Faculty of Organizational Sciences
3 No Entry Luka Pavlović
Dejan Blagojević
Luka Hadži-Đokić
Nikola Šutić
University of Belgrade / University of Kragujevac / Academy of Technical and Art Applied Studies
4 Encrypt The Flag Nikola Todorović
Dejan Petković
Dejan Lazarević
Lazar Marinković
University of Belgrade School of Electrical Engineering
5 R4F B01Z Jovan Pavlović
Mihajlo Krsmanović
Luka Jovanović
David Malešević
Union University School of Computing
6 Flag the capture (FTC) Miloš Milovanović
Jelena Sekulić
Danilo Milosević
Maja Ožegović
University of Novi Sad Faculty of Technical Sciences
7 uns2 Dušan Nikolić
Milica Matijević
Veljko Maksimović
University of Novi Sad Faculty of Technical Sciences
8 Cracklings Zvonimir Rudinski
Veljko Horvat
Boris Evetović
Andrej Kovačić
Subotica Tech
9 Math.random() Srđan Todorović
Miloš Milivojević
Aleksandar Gavrić
Đorđe Stefanović
University of Niš / University of Kragujevac / Subotica Tech


The organizers of SCC 2021 would like to thank the participants, the Silensec & Avatao teams, as well as the professors and experts participating in this event. We hope to see you all next year in the Serbian Cybersecurity Challenge 2022!

Serbian Cybersecurity Challenge – Phase I Results and Invitations for Phase II

Important information on SCC2021

  • 2-phase cybersecurity hackathon with multiple Serbian universities and colleges participating
  • Phase I: March 27-28, 2021 – online on the Avatao platform
  • Phase II: In the September 13-17, 2021 week – onsite in Belgrade as part of a large cybersecurity event
  • Topics: web security, crypto hacking, reverse engineering, heap corruption, digital forensics + others
  • Useful training content can be found on this page
  • More challenges on the Avatao platform:
  • Application form:
  • Competition rules
  • Flyer: Page 1, Page 2

Trainig materials

Additional materials @ Avatao platform:

SCC2021 goals

Serbian Cybersecurity Challenge 2021 (SCC 2021) „From zero to hero“ event is planned to initiate a sustainable sequence of similar events, i.e. the event is not limited for execution in 2021 only. The introduction of this event is of utmost importance towards improving the cybersecurity capabilities of the Republic of Serbia, as well as in the process of answering the existing lack of skilled cybersecurity professionals. The extent of that missing workforce is estimated to be ~290,000 in Europe.

The strategic goals of SCC 2021 are:

  1. the promition of cybersecurity and
  2. identification, inclusion,education and retention of young talents with the ultimate goal of lowering the cybersecurity workforce shortage in Serbia, in the government, non-government and private sectors.

The operational goals of SCC 2021 are the inclusion of at least 50 talented Bachelor and Master-level students in the training and competition parts of the event. This number (i.e. 50) is estimated to be the minimum number of necessary new experts entering the cybersecurity workforce in the R. of Serbia in the following sectors: private, government, non-government (NGO) and academic/research. The specific operational goals are the following:

  • Stimulate interest for the fields of cybersecurity and computer science in general;
  • Identification of young talents and their training towards capacity building in the field of cybersecurity in Serbia;
  • Awareness raising campaign for students and other participants about the current workforce shortage in the field of cybersecurity and the importance of education and introduction of novel courses and training programs in this novel and very competitive field;
  • Connecting young talent with potential employers;

Participation in the SCC 2021 program is free for students. The organization of trainings and implementation of cyber challenges (i.e. hackathons) will be supported by sponsors from the private and government sectors, as well as through the “Information Security Services Education in Serbia (ISSES)” Erasmus+ project.