Welcome to Slug Security

Welcome to Slug Security, the UC Santa Cruz cybersecurity club! We offer a fun and inclusive environment for anyone interested in hacking, cybersecurity, or programming. Whether you're an experienced hacker or just starting to learn coding, we welcome students from all backgrounds and proficiency levels to join us. Join us for workshops, talks, and competitions, and explore the exciting world of cybersecurity.

Meeting Times and Locations

See upcoming events and meetings on our events page. All workshop resources and practice challenges will be available online. Any updates regarding meeting times and locations will be posted on our Discord server and other social media platforms which can be found at the bottom of the page.

Recent Posts

UCSC Takes 9th Place in Codebreaker 2021

Continuing the tradition of participating in the National Security Agency’s Codebreaker Challenge, UC Santa Cruz has placed 9th in the 2021 Codebreaker Challenge. This is the second year in a row that UCSC has placed in the top 10. Slug Security is proud of our team’s accomplishments this year, especially of the new members who are new to cybers...

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UCSC Wins 2nd at CyberForce 2021

We are pleased to share that UC Santa Cruz placed second in the Department of Energy’s CyberForce 2021 competition. This was our first time participating in the event, and our team performed exceptionally well to secure a top position among 120 teams from 105 universities across 33 states.

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