SECURITY GO!

Make learning information security fun through gamification and augmented reality

CHALLENGE: USE GAMIFICATION AND AUGMENTED REALITY TO RAISE SECURITY AWARENESS

Are you a driven person looking for new challenges? Are you passionate about augmented reality and gamification? You strongly believe that we can achieve anything if we just make it FUN and you can prove it? Here’s your chance! 

Daimler Mobility is challenging students, entrepreneurs and innovators in Singapore of all profiles and backgrounds to tackle the following problem statement: 

 

How can we make learning information security for an organization FUN through mobile gamification and augmented reality?

RESOURCES

Prior to venturing into this challenge and your project, we highly recommend that you first browse through the below information and different insights provided by Daimler Mobility.

 

Based on this information and on your own research come up with an innovative solution and application to empower information security in an organization through gamification and Augmented Reality technology. You should have at least 5 key messages and an interface mockup.

PEOPLE ARE THE WEAKEST LINK IN THE INFORMATION SECURITY CHAIN

The world is undergoing a massive digital transformation and now we have the challenging task to alter our behaviours to keep up with this change. According to research, human error is a top cause of data breaches. This is mainly to be blamed on the lack of knowledge people have on security. They would commit "cybercrime" without even knowing it! But getting people to take security seriously is a real challenge. How could we overcome this?

This challenge is about making information security for an organization FUN through mobile gamification and/or augmented reality.

Seize the opportunity to deliver change in the security sector and come up with an innovative and entertaining solution to build more awareness.

 

We have listed below two ideas that you can think about to start your project:

> Heard of Pokémon Go? Create a gaming application that provides visualization of the current environment overlaid with digital information such as cyber-safe practices.

> Provide a dashboard for players to collect points, e.g. purchase anti-malware, etc.

> Use the technology of augmented reality to engage people and make them realize the importance of security.

COMBINING GAMIFICATION TO AUGMENTED REALITY

What is gamification?

Gamification is the use of game mechanics and game thinking to engage and motivate a user by introducing elements of competition and rewards. 

What is Augment Reality technology?

A solution that allows users to visualize a product or a situation and experience it all! Augmented reality combines real and computer-based scenes and images to deliver a unified but enhanced view of the world. 

 

By combining both trends, Daimer Mobility hopes to immerse as much as possible people and build a real awareness for security topics!  for them to better understand the importance of security and build real awareness! The benefits would be numerous:

 

1. Faster Learning: people would be more engaged and less passive than if they were taught security via a simple lecture and old-fashioned doc word

 

2. Safety: people could be "living" the situation as if it was real but without taking any real risk. 

 

3. Competition: Turning the idea into a game and making people compete against each other (or even against themselves) would definitely increase engagement! 

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