• Capture the Flag & Security Training

    Zero Days Security

    Next event: BSides Belfast
    Join us: Belfast, September 7th.

About Us

What we do.

Zero Days Security organise and promote cyber security challenges, commonly known as capture the flag (CTF) events. Our aims are to promote, develop and encourage participation in CTF events in Ireland. We run a number of our own events each year and also run custom in-house events for corporations and colleges. Our flagship event is the annual ZeroDays CTF for Colleges which is run each year around April. If you would like to have your own event then please send us a mail info@zerodays.ie.

ZeroDays Events

Some of our previous and upcoming events

Past Events
JAN 2017
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LYIT, Inter-colleges CTF

We ran a training day for the Letterkenny IT Ethical Hacker Society and also provided the platform and challenges for their Inter-colleges CTF event.

APR 2017
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ZeroDays CTF

Irish colleges CTF event with over 50 teams competing to be crowned Irish Champions.

JUN 2017
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Cyber Summer Camp

ZeroDays Security helped with challenges for ITB's Cyber Security Summer camp for students aged 13-18

Next Events
Aug 2017
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European Cyber Security Challenge

ZeroDays Security will once again be organising the qualifying rounds and team selections to represent Ireland at this years European Cyber Security Challenge. The qualifiers are currently in progress, more details

SEP 2017
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BSides Belfast

ZeroDays Security are delighted to be part of BSides Belfast 2017. We'll be on site providing a fun challenging CTF event for all.

OCT 2017
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Zeminar conference 2017, RDS

ZeroDays Security will once again be providing interactive code breaking and security challenges for the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown to promote their Digital Forensics and Cyber Security courses for the 3 day event.

ZeroDays Security Team

Mark Cummins

Founder/Organiser of ZeroDays CTF

Mark Cummins is one of the two founding members of Zerodays Security. In 2015 together with Mark Lane, they created Zerodays Security to organise and promote cyber security challenges, commonly known as capture the flag (CTF) events. ZeroDays aims to promote, develop and encourage participation in CTF events in Ireland. Thier flagship event the Irish Colleges Cyber Security Challenge, aims to showcase and identify the best cyber security students in the country.

Mark is a cyber security lecturer at the Institute of Technology in Blanchardstown, Dublin. When he is not organsing CTFs, Mark enjoys competing in CTFs himself and is also a keen canoeist, adventure racer and enjoys playing chess

Mark Lane

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Mark Lane

Founder/Organiser of ZeroDays CTF

Mark Lane is a staff member at ITB , lecturing in subjects related to computer systems, computer networking, secure communications, network security and network forensics. He is also currently undertaking a PhD in the area of intrusion detection. Mark is co-organiser, with Mark Cummins, of the ZeroDays CTF which aims to promote the hacker and security community in Irish colleges. He is a contributor to Digital Forensics Magazine.