The SPECIAL Public Challenge is an open call to researchers, ethical hackers, IT professionals and other interested individuals to test and inspect the SPECIAL platform and point out any security vulnerabilities, bugs or flaws in the system or its components.

The SPECIAL platform is an extensible environment for managing personal data usage policies, ensuring compliance with such policies, and tracking personal data usage along with the context it is being used in. The aim of the challenge is to learn about any shortcomings of this platform that could result in a data breach or a violated data usage policy.

You can find further information about the challenge, process, rewards and dates here.