Velociraptor and Rapid7 are excited to announce the winners of our 2021 Velociraptor Contributor Competition on Friday, October 8. This competition encourages development of useful content and extensions to the Velociraptor platform. Submissions include new functionality in the form of VQL artifacts, Velociraptor plugins, or new Velociraptor code and integrations. Judging will be done by a panel of various digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) industry leaders and security experts.

You can watch the announcement of the winners LIVE at the SANS Threat Hunting Summit on Friday, October 8th at 1 pm ET. To register for the summit, head to this page and click on the "Register for Summit" link. Registration is completely free.

The competition carries 3 prize levels: First prize is $5,000 USD, second prize is $3,000 USD, and third prize is $2,000 USD. The winning submissions will also be published on the Velociraptor website.

Velociraptor is an advanced DFIR tool that enhances visibility into all of your endpoints. To learn more about Velociraptor, visit our website or follow us on Twitter @velocidex.