Nigeria National Ethical Hacking Competition

Date Thursday 4th May, 2017
Time 8:00 AM
Location The Landmark Events Center, Lagos
Host NaijaSecCon

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Welcome to NaijaSecCon Capture The Flag (CTF)! A game designed to test your computer hacking skills and problem solving abilities against friends and foes from all across Nigeria within a fun and friendly environment.

NaijaSecCon CTF consists of a series of challenges - where participants demonstrate their technical ability.

The CTF will be a Jeopardy Style CTF where every team will have a list of challenges in different categories like Reverse Engineering, Web Security, Digital Forensics, Network Security and others. For every challenge solved, the team will get a certain amount of points depending on the difficulty of the challenge. The team who will get the highest score at the end of the day will be the winning team.

To participate, you need to register as a team. A team should have between 3 - 6 members. There will be 2 rounds - Qualification rounds and the Finals.

Qualification rounds will take place ONLINE between April 19th, 2017 - April 23rd, 2017 and the top 10 teams will be invited for the finals on May 4th, 2017 to the Venue.


PhynxLabs have donated the prize money for this year's CTF (please contact for sponsorship opportunities).

  • The top 3 teams will win a total cash prize of N200,000 Naira

Prizes provided by:


There are no software requirements but if you have never played a CTF before then installing Kali, Burp, and Metasploit will be enough to get you started. Additionally, provides a CTF field guide which you may find useful.