January 2022 Capture the Flag Competition


Welcome to the first annual LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group Capture the Flag cybersecurity ethical hacking competition! This competition is designed to allow you to learn how to perform ethical hacking in a safe environment, serving as an educational tool for those interested in cybersecurity. A by-product of the competition is to acquire skills to harden environments from OWASP Top Ten web application risks. It will consist of a series of challenges with varying degrees of difficulty that require participants to exercise different skillsets to solve. Don’t worry if you are not a seasoned expert. There is a little something for everyone. Are you ready to test your skills and knowledge of the OWASP Top Ten web application risks? Test your skills by capturing flags hidden in databases, webpages or source code.

The competition will run from January 18, 2022, at 8:00 am EST, through January 20, 2022, at 11:59 EST. Did I mention prizes?! We are offering three prizes, which will consist of: First Place – Apple iPad 64 GB; Second Place – Yeti Cooler or Bose QuietComfort Headphones and Third Place – Apple Air Pods, Kindle or Raspberry Pi. These prizes will be awarded to the individual participants with the first, second and third highest points after the event ends.

Thoroughly read below for details on how to sign up for the competition and contest rules.

2022 Contest Winners:

1st Place:  Liam Parker – Wales, United Kingdom  

2nd Place:  Nevan Beal – Florida, United States     

3rd Place:  Shah Altaf – England, United Kingdom