Cyber Battle of the Emirates 2019

Cyber Battle of the Emirates 2019 was a grand cyber security competition and training program that included students from high schools and universities from across the United Arab Emirates. The program included a unique rapid training format Boot Camp which provided basic practical training for all the signed-up students. As the grand finale, a 2-day CTF was held part of the Cyberweek 2019 security festival with local and international student teams.

Final round date

October 13th – October 14th, 2019

Event location

Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nr. of teams

13 teams (4 members per team)

Type of the event

Capture the Flag

Events organized

Boot camp training in August
Pre-qualifier round in August
Final round

Game format


Challenge categories

Packet capture analysis
Reverse engineering
Windows exploitation

Partners and sponsors

CybExer Technologies
BHC Laboratory