KAVACH 2023 -TEAM CYPH3R emerging as WINNER IN KAVACH 2023 – National Level Cyber Security Hackathon Organized By Government Of India


10th August 2023

Relevant Person(s)

Avani Sakhapara, KJSCE SPOC for KAVACH 2023

Area of Interest



K J Somaiya College of Engineering

TEAM CYPH3R emerged as WINNER in KAVACH 2023 -National Level Cyber Security Hackathon. It is an initiative of the Government of India, Ministry of Education, jointly initiated by BPR&D, I4C, MHA, MOE's Innovation Cell and AICTE.
The hackathon aimed to find innovative solutions to cybersecurity challenges faced by law enforcement agencies and citizens. There were 20 problem statements covering various cybersecurity issues, including women's safety, fake news detection, phishing detection, and more.
Overall, more than 100 Teams from various Academic Institutes and Startups across the country participated in the hackathon.
TEAM CYPH3R worked on the following problem statement: KVH- 06 – Dark Web Crawler
After working and coding continuously for 36-hrs at their nodal center at Bhopal, the team has developed an innovative and sustainable solution where, using an AI enabled Web Crawler actionable data is extracted from the deep and dark web significantly aiding the law enforcement officers