The first ever CyberXchange Hackathon sponsored by Facebook is to touch down in Nigeria, geared towards finding the best prototypes within programming, cyber security, information assurance, security engineer, and other IT fields within teams of 4 to 6 people.
Come not just by yourself but your team to compete against other university and young professionals with less than 2 years experience throughout Nigeria. You will have the opportunity to build a hack against a cyber security issue.
Qualifiers will be required to start brainstorming ideas & form a team of up to 4 people. Refreshments, fun diversions, prizes, and some expert guidance from Facebook’s team of experts will be provided. All participants need bring is a laptop, appetite, skills and ideas. Judges include; Regina Wallace-Jones Head of Security Operations Facebook, popular celebrity, Eldee amongst others.
According to Facebook; sponsors of the competition “We hope to discover new talents, methods and ideas; and to encourage development in the field of information security. It is our hope that besides discovering gifted hackers and cyber-defenders, the CyberXchange 2016 Hackathon will inspire the development of West Africa’s Information security professionals of the future”.
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