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Cyber Security Challenge

Today's the day; the online qualifier for the European Cyber Security Challenge goes live at 1pm. Head over to or from 1pm today. We have a mix of challenges, from very easy to difficult, to try judge what level people are at. Note that challenges will be added over the weekend to keep you busy. [...]

European Cyber Security Challenge

Details of the qualifying rounds for Ireland's team for the European Cyber Security Challenge have been confirmed. The first round is an online qualifier which will be hosted by ZeroDays Security. This will be open from Friday 9th August until Sunday 11th August. Anyone who does well in the online round will be invited to take part in the [...]

Video: ZeroDays CTF 2019

Thanks to all of our sponsors, competitors, supporters and venue for making it a day to remember. We're already making plans for ZD2020! Video produced and directed by: Conor Diggin (Instagram : directedby.konroux) Bobby Zithelo (instagram: _zithelo)

Practical Pentest Labs: ZeroDays CTF Bronze Sponsors

We are delighted to once again welcome Practical Pentest Labs as Bronze level sponsors for this year's ZeroDays CTF on April 5th. Take your Hacking skills to the next level. With a wide range of vulnerable-by-design hosts that are constantly updated to keep your skills current, Practical Pentest Labs' virtual labs are geared towards everyone interested in learning the art of [...]

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 [...]