21 - 25 May 2018

28 & 29 May 2018

Security Summit 2018

#SS18HACK Man vs Machine

Johannesburg, 22 & 23 May

The winners have been announced.

#SS18HACK takes place on 22 & 23 May at Vodacom World, Midrand, Gig 3 & 4.

Registration: 09:00 – 09.30

(P.S. Don't forget to watch your email for details regarding transport!)

We have found 36 young, talented individuals who want to develop their skills through learning and innovation, and who have a passion for information security, machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence, IoT and other new age technologies.

Meet the teams (in no particular order):

  • Team: Knowzee
  • Team: TechNoGeeks
  • Team: Data Wizards
  • Team: CleverKleva
  • Team: ProperChain
  • Team: The Geeks Next Door
  • Team: Securitist

** This is your opportunity to meet THE new talent. Attendees at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 are invited to visit this dynamic, innovative and creative space throughout the day.

Don't miss out on what could be your organisation's next superstar!

Win big at #SS18HACK

Looking for a mentor, access to some of the greatest minds in infosec both locally and internationally, or want to grab one of the internships on offer? Then this is your chance!

1. prize

R 20.000


2. prize

R 10.000


3. prize

R 05.000


Saturday, 21 April 2018


The low-down from 2017

No sleep pays off at #SS17HACK
19 May 2017 - by Staff Writer

With software development, you don't have to stay up all night and eat junk food. But it seems to help.

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Budding hackers help security experts think outside the box
17 May 2017 - by Matthew Burbidge and Sibahle Malinga

Deep inside Vodaworld, a group of young hackers get to grips with the next generation of security products.

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#SS17HACK extends to Northern Cape
28 Apr 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle

The Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism commissions a parallel Security Hackathon in Kimberley.

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Security Summit 2017 announces its first hackathon
23 Feb 2017 - by Kirsten Doyle

The hackathon is challenging disruptive innovators to build the most secure systems possible, says ITWeb.

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What should you expect?

  • A total of 36 hours of non-stop innovation
  • Live streaming to follow 'hackers' in the Northern Cape province
  • Live streaming of your shenanigans to the Security Summit attendees
  • Mentors at your disposal 24/7
  • Access to expertise from our attendees throughout the day
  • Prizes and giveaways galore
  • Transport to and from a predetermined spot
  • Food and drinks around the clock
  • Keep your energy levels up on an excess of coffee, energy drinks and jelly-babies
  • Take a power nap on our comfy poufs
  • Free Internet access