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Cybersecurity Team

The UMGC team ranks among the top cyber warriors in the world.

The University of Maryland Global Campus Cybersecurity Competition Team is a powerful force, dominating in cybersecurity games around the world. Our Cybersecurity Competition Team is composed of students, alumni, and faculty representing the cybersecurity and IT programs at UMGC. Through the Cybersecurity Competition team, students gain experience and build skills, learning collaboratively with fellow cybersecurity students and faculty, and networking with employers. To prepare for competitions, students detect and combat cyber attacks in UMGC’s Virtual Security Lab and work through case studies in an online classroom. The team competes in digital forensics, penetration testing, and computer network defense.

How to Apply

The Cybersecurity Competition Team has a tryout process for new members. If you are a UMGC student who is interested in joining the team, please email You will receive instructions on how to access and participate in the tryout.

Cybersecurity Competition Team Awards

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The cyber team consistently finishes in the top 3 against strong competition in the United States and worldwide. UMGC's Global Media Center follows the team's competitive adventures and profiles team members and alumni. Get a glimpse into their most recent competitions and find out how their skills translate to the workforce.


Previous Awards

Winning this competition proved to me that the cybersecurity program consists of the best curriculum needed in order to succeed in the real world.

Kwasi R. MS in Cybersecurity


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