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TU Dublin: Academic Partner, ZeroDays

We are delighted and excited to announce Technological University Dublin as Academic Partner of ZeroDays CTF. The Department of Informatics, TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus, has partnered with our CTF since the beginning of the event in 2015. Daniel McSweeney, Head of Department, announced the news "The Department of Informatics, TU Dublin – Blanchardstown Campus is pleased [...]

TU Dublin Hacker Soc CTF This Friday

TU Dublin's Hacker Soc will host their annual CTF this Friday, 1st March. This a great inter-varsity event, and individual CTF. It's only €5 to enter and all proceeds go to supporting the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre. The event takes place in C-Block in TU Dublin's Blanchardstown campus (formerly ITB). The event runs from 10am-6pm, and if followed by [...]

ZeroDays @ Security BSides Dublin

Security BSides is a hacker convention that provides a community driven framework for information security conferences. BSides was co-founded by Mike Dahn, Jack Daniel, and Chris Nickerson in 2009. Due to overwhelming number of presentation submissions to Black Hat USA in 2009, the rejected presentations were presented to a smaller group of individuals. Over [...]

Deloitte: ZeroDaysCTF Gold Sponsor

Even more great news on the sponsorship front, as we welcome back Deloitte as Gold Sponsor for ZeroDays CTF 2019. Deloitte helps organisations prevent cyberattacks and protect valuable assets. We believe in being secure, vigilant, and resilient—not only by looking at how to prevent and respond to attacks, but at how to manage cyber risk in a [...]

ZeroDays CTF Sponsorship Opportunities

Zero Days aims are to promote, develop and encourage participation in CTF events in Ireland. Our flagship event, the Irish Colleges Cyber-Security Challenge, aims to showcase and identify the best cyber-security students in the country. Zero Days CTF was launched in 2015; a national cyber-security competition aimed at students, university graduates and ICT professionals. This event has a clear [...]

HackTrinity ’19

The excellent HackTrinity capture-the-flag takes place this week from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th February. HackTrinity is a free, online Capture-the-Flag (CTF) competition run by Rory and Emmet, Trinity College Students (and part of our ZD team!). Competitors face a variety of Web, Crypto, Reverse Engineering and Forensics challenges, released on the challenge website over the [...]

Amazon: ZeroDays CTF Prizes Sponsor

More great sponsorship news this morning as we announce our Prizes Sponsor; Amazon. We've had a great relationship with Amazon Dublin for the past few years and we're delighted to grow that every year. Thanks folks! This means that this year Amazon are sponsoring 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for College teams AND industry teams as well as prizes for [...]

Ward Solutions: ZeroDays CTF Gold Sponsors

Ward Solutions have been supporting ZeroDays CTF from the early days, and we are over the moon to welcome them back again this year as Gold level sponsors. Ward Solutions is a privately owned, debt free, organically grown information security company focused on providing a complete set of Information Security services, products and solutions targeting the Irish [...]

ReliaQuest: ZeroDays CTF Platinum Sponsors

More great sponsorship news today as we welcome back ReliaQuest as Platinum level sponsors. ReliaQuest recently opened their European HQ in Dublin and plans to add 100 jobs in their Security Operations Centre over the next three years. "You have the talent. You’ve invested in the technology. The problem is that point technology can only do so [...]