In this blog post, I will be sharing some of my favorite cybersecurity Discord servers. With these servers, you can connect with other security enthusiasts to share advice, ask questions, and stay informed on the latest industry trends. Whether you are a beginner or an expert in cybersecurity, these servers are a great way to stay connected to the security world.
Discussions of fuzzers, fuzzing, vulnerability discovery and research.
Stemming from r/csMajors on Reddit, the CS Majors Discord is all about studying and students of computer science. However, there are security patches of it too. Check it out!
A collection of people who enjoy of reverse engineering iOS and MacOS software and hardware. They have a GitHub repository filled with resources as well.
Offensive Security have defined the standard of excellence in penetration testing training. Security instructors teach our training scenarios and exceptional course material. The Offensive Security Discord server exists for students to share tips, tricks, and advice, as well as to seek help from Offensive Security mentors.
🌸👋🏻 Let’s take this to your inbox. You’ll receive occasional emails about whatever’s on my mind—offensive security, open source, academics, boats, software freedom, you get the idea.
The Reverse Engineering Discord server focuses on low-level security topics, modding, and exploitation. Note that this is a very large server.
Security Ever After
The Security Every After Discord server is for industry professionals seeking career advice. I have not used this server but I have read a few posts on the Security Ever After blog.
The OSINTion (pronounced OSINT-chon – like ascension) is an affordably priced Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Social Engineering training organization. We specialize in specific online training and in-person classes with an adjacent Capture the Flag (CTF) event.
The OSINTion Discord server connects OSINT enthusiasts around the globe with resources, opportunities, and communities.
TryHackMe is an online platform that teaches cyber security through short, gamified real-world labs. The organization offers content for both complete beginners and seasoned hackers, incorporation guides and challenges to cater for different learning styles.
The TryHackMe Discord server allows participants to receive help on challenges, post write ups, and share resources.
These cybersecurity Discord servers are primarily for people involved in academia.
Competitive Cyber Clubs
The Competitive Cyber Clubs Discord server connects information security students and alumni across the country to share competition opportunities, collaborate, and chat.
Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC)
CPTC server focuses on mimicking the activities performed during a real-world penetration testing engagement conducted by companies, professional services firms, and internal security departments around the world.
RITSEC is a student club at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). RITSEC educates and prepares RIT students to compete in security-related competitions; the club also showcases RIT student talent in the current world of security today. Whether you’re new to computing security or a veteran, RITSEC has a place for you.
The RITSEC CTF has over 1,500 participants across the globe. Participants use this server during the competition to contact challenge authors and report issues.
SPARSA – RITSEC Alumni Server
The Security Practices and Research Scholar’s Association (SPARSA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to providing training and education around cybersecurity topics for the community, opportunities for networking and research purposes and to promote independent security research to bolster the security community via open-source work or academic work.
This section of cybersecurity Discord servers are primarily for people involved in security conferences.
Adversary Village is a community torqued combat readiness platform which purely focuses on adversary tactics, adversary simulation/emulation, threat/APT/Ransomware emulation, breach and attack simulation, supply chain security, adversary life, adversary mindset, philosophy, urban survival skills and purple teaming.
Application Security Village
The AppSec Village is a dedicated community focused on promoting the security of software applications through education, collaboration, and the sharing of best practices. Software runs the world. Everything from IoT, medical devices, the power grid, smart cars, voting apps, all of it has software behind it. Such a variety of topics will be reflected in our cadre of guest speakers representing all backgrounds and walks of life.
DEF CON is one of the world’s largest and most notable hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first DEF CON took place in June 1993 and today many attendees at DEF CON include computer security professionals, journalists, lawyers, federal government employees, security researchers, students, and hackers with a general interest in software, computer architecture, hardware modification, conference badges, and anything else that can be “hacked”.
Ekoparty is an annual conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, since 2001. It emerged as an underground hacking event and, keeping its spirit, grew to become the meeting point for the infosec community in Latin America.
Hexacon aims to become a major rendez-vous among Offensive Security events. We strive to provide you heavy-hitting technical content, along with an enjoyable community-oriented experience in Paris.
Red Team Village
The Red Team Village (RTV) promotes the art of critical thinking, collaboration, and strategy in offensive security. The RTV brings together information security professionals to share new tactics and techniques in offensive security.
If you enjoyed my post on cybersecurity Discord servers, consider reading about how to get involved with open source security communities in Navigating the Open Source Security Community.