The University of Maryland University College cyber security competition team is a powerful force, dominating in cyber security games around the world. Our Cyber Competition Team is composed of students, alumni, and faculty, and team members study in a variety of cyber security and IT programs at UMUC. UMUC's cyber security degrees and certificates ready our cyber team for battle. Our programs are delivered by experienced faculty and designed by industry experts. To prepare for competitions, students detect and combat cyber attacks in the university's Virtual Security Lab and work through case studies in an online classroom.

Cyber Teams Place 1st and 2nd at Magic, Inc. CTF

UMUC's Cyber Competition Team took first and second place at MAGIC's Fifth Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition.

 

Real-World Experience and Networking Opportunities

The Cyber Competition Team compete in digital forensics, penetration testing, and computer network defense, gaining experience that helps advance their cyber security careers, building in-demand skills, learning collaboratively with cyber security students and faculty, and networking with employers.

Apply to Join the Cyber Competition Team

The Cyber Competition Team have a tryout process for new members. If you are a UMUC student and you are interested in joining the team, e-mail jesse.varsalone@umuc.edu. You will receive instructions on how to access and participate in the tryout.

The UMUC Competition Team's Awards

The UMUC Cyber Competition Team has an impressive record of wins.

  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | MAGIC, Inc. CTF | 2018
  • 2nd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | MAGIC, Inc. CTF | 2018
  • 3rd place Bronze Bracket | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | National Cyber League | 2018
  • Silver Award | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | National Cyber Analyst Challenge | 2018
  • 1st Place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Parsons Cyber CTF | 2018
  • 3rd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | MAGIC, Inc. CTF | 2017
  • 3rd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Parsons Cyber CTF | 2017
  • 2nd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | HackEd Halloween Hackathon | 2017
  • Judges Choice Award | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Eastern Regional CPTC | 2017
  • 3rd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Parsons Cyber CTF | 2017
  • 2nd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | White Hat Academy CTF | 2017
  • 2nd and 3rd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | White Hat Academy CTF | 2017
  • 1st Place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Symantec CTF at B-Sides DC | 2016
  • Silver Award | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | National Cyber Analyst Challenge | 2016
  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Rapid7 Hacker Games | 2015
  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition team | Cyber DiploHack | 2015
  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Global Cyberlympics | 2014
  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | North American Cyberlympics | 2014
  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Maryland Cyber Challenge | 2014
  • 1st place, Worldwide Overall Undergraduate Division | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center Digital Forensics Challenge | 2013
  • 1st place, Collegiate and Pro Divisions | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Maryland Cyber Challenge | 2013
  • 2nd place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Global Cyberlympics | 2012
  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | North American Cyberlympics | 2012
  • 1st place | UMUC Cyber Competition Team | Maryland Digital Forensics Investigation Challenge | 2012