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Upgraded Era Solutions Limited, one of Nigeria’s fast growing IT and cyber security firm will on Octobers  18th, and 19th 2016 host a cyber security challenge event (CYSEC NG) at the Civic Center, Victoria Island Lagos.

The Theme of the event is “Gaining Competitive advantage for securing Nigeria’s critical IT infrastructures.” It has the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), International Institute of Professional Security (IIPS), Centre for Strategic Cyberspace Security Science (CSCSS), University of Lagos, and others as partners.

The cyber security challenge will include a two day summit for participants to connect, network and have high-level talks and solutions about cyber security in Nigeria.

There would be a hacking challenge where participants will compete and a winner will emerge and get awarded the Ultimate CYSECA 2016 including a cash Prize and other consolation Prizes for runner-up’s .

Speaking on the planned summit, the senior vice president of Centre for Strategic Cyberspace Security Science (CSCSS) Mr. Kelechi Agbugba said “the initiative will help get our youths skilled up in cyber security as well as provide direction towards building a viable IT/ cyber security professional base for Nigeria”.

Managing Director, Upgraded Era Solutions Limited Mr. Victor Idonor  said the event  was aimed at identifying Nigeria’s next generation of cyber security professionals, connecting Nigeria’s best and brightest to the cyber security industry.