The Global CyberLympics happens to be one of the most popular hackathons on the world stage.

It is an international online cyber security competition, dedicated to finding the top computer network defense teams.

This year Nigeria is represented by two teams of cyber professionals, who will be competing with the winners from other continents and the top cybersecurity professionals across the globe

The 2018 event will holding on September 13th, 2018 in Atlanta GA, USA.

NaijaSecForce and Ek0pwn3rs made their mark during the African qualifying rounds by beating 24 teams other African teams.

MEET THE TEAMS

Ek0pwn3rs

Nasiru Abimbola Jaiyeola (Lead Cyber Security Architect)

  • Nasiru has been into ethical hacking for 9 years
  • A graduate of Computer Science, he holds certifications in CEH, CISSP, CISA, MCSE, S+, CRISC, ISO 27001:LI, and PCIP

 

Onwukike Chinedu (Senior IT Specialist)

  • Chinedu (32) holds a Masters Degree in Advanced computing: internet security from Bristol University
  • Before then, he had bagged his Bachelors in Electronic/Computer Engineering  from Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)
  • He has certifications OSCP, CEH, CISA but has been into hacking for 7 years

 

Obumneme Chidi Chukwuemeka

  • Chukwuemeka has been involved in hacking for barely three years
  • Originally, he has no computing background. He has a Masters Degree in Political Science
  • Bagged his certifications in CCNA CyberOps

 

ISMAIL, Olalekan R. (Student)

  • He might be the youngest in this team – actually he’s a student – but under rate him at your own peril
  • The 24 year old Ismail is currently studying for his Bachelors in Technology

 

Oladipupo Oyediji (Information Security Consultant)

  • Currently works in Phynx Labs Consulting
  • The 25 year old has barely been in the hacking for two year
  • Bagged his degree in B.Tech in Transport Management Technology

 

Adetutu Ogunsowo (Cyber Security Consultant)

  • He holds certifications in OSCP, ECIH

 

NaijaSecForce

 

Rotimi Akinyele (Manager, Information Security and Team leader)

  • He bagged a B.Sc Degree in Computer Science
  • Rotimi has been hacking for 10 years, with certifications in OSCP, CISSP, eCPPT

 

Oyelude Oluwaseun (Security Consultant)

  • 33 year old Oyelude works with Price Water Coopers (PWC)
  • Has a Bachelors of Science Degree (Mathematics Education)
  • Oyelude has certification in OSCP, AWS Solutions Architect Associate

 

Rajesh TV (Security Consultant)

  • Rajesh (31) is an Electronics & Communication Engineer
  • Representing ENCODE, Rajesh holds certifications in OSCE,OSCP,CISSP,SLAE

 

Shuaib Abidemi Oladigbolu (Student)

  • Representing eSentry Systems Ltd, Abidemi is a student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) where he is studying Computer Science
  • The 21 year old holds no certification, but has been involved in ethical hacking for two years

 

Victor Funmipe Olofinlade (Information Security Specialist/Researcher)

  • Representing Esentry Systems Limited, 29 years old Victor holds a Masters Degree in Communications and Computer Security, Telecom ParisTech (France)
  • The 29 year old has certifications in MCSE, CCNA
  • He has been hacking for 6 years

 

Eyitemi Egbejule (Cybersecurity Engineer)

  • A fellow with Python Software Foundation, Eyitemi holds a Bachelor of Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Despite not having any certification, the 25 year old has been a hacker for 6 years

 

Here is wishing them good luck!

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