A WORLD IN CRISIS

The adjustment in our way of life due to the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically increased cybercrimes.

These crimes are, but are not limited to, phishing attacks, email compromise, bank verification number scams, fraudulent emails, hacking, cyber harassment, spamming, ATM spoofing, social media hi-jacking, among others.

PROBLEMS CATEGORIES

Cyber crises include, but are not limited to these problem categories:

Sustainability

An approach in which stakeholders' interactions with the ICT ecosystem are understood and deliberate.

Ethics and privacy

The risks of privacy harm created by poor or unethical cybersecurity practices are amplified.

Social impact

The right to privacy, freedom of expression, and the free flow of information.

Security and community safety

Security and safety challenges rank among the most pressing issues of modern times.

Task

Build an app that solves a specific problem associated with a real-world event within the listed broad categories.

INCENTIVES

A day trip to one DataCentre in Nigeria

Recommendation letter (Internationally-recognized)

Presentation of Awards

Opportunity to pitch idea(s) at the event among big investors

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Be a student/cybersecurity enthusiast/a young IT professional
  2. Be in the 18-29-year age bracket
 
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Winner

A sum of ₦150,000
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Second position

A sum of ₦100,000
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3rd Position

A sum of ₦50,000

Join CyberHackathon'21

Fill the form and register by midnight, 30th September.

Submission

Submit project through Github and the write-up in a Word document to info@cyberrootsummit.com

Note: Submission must be created & modified significantly on or before the stipulated date and time.