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This is the portal for all the DCG around the globe. Find one in your area, or browse to learn more about others around the world.

So take a look around you will find links and ‘home pages’ of all current global DCGs.

If you do not see your group listed here then please follow the instructions on the info template.



  • Location: Hoboken, New Jersey USA
  • Point of Contact: sidepocket
  • POC Email:
  • Website: Follow us on for meeting dates and times.
    Website Coming Soon.
  • DC201 Meets:MakerBar (38 Jackson St 3rd floor Hoboken, NJ)
  • Description: Our mission at DEFCON 201 is to help you learn new things, meet new people, mentor others in areas you may be strong in, and provide some cohesion within the hacker culture and it's members in the general New Jersey area.
  • Interests: Our space, MakerBar, has a ton of equipment from lock picking, wood etching to car repair. We are working on bringing WiFi functions to our space and we are also focus on helping to bring technology to low income people of all backgrounds. We also interact with the local Drone fan clubs.


  • Location: Redmond, Washington USA
  • Point of Contact: Dave Null
  • POC Email:
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  • DC206 Meets: Third Sundays and every Thursday night
  • Description: We're really mature for our age.


  • Location: Portland, Maine USA
  • Point of Contact: d3dl0ck
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC207 Meets: Third Saturday of each month, 4pm @ Open Bench Portland
  • Description: Neighborly get together to discuss any technology that may be of interest.
    No agenda and everyone of all ages and skill are welcome.


  • Location: Dallas, Texas USA
  • Point of Contact: isac
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  • Backup Point of Contact: MadHat
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  • DC214 Meets: Second Wednesday of each month, 7-9pm
  • Description: DC214 is a gathering point for folks interested in the alternate applications of modern technology. Our meetings will be open to anyone and everyone regardless of their skill, age, job, gender, etc. This is a forum to discuss technology with like minded folks. DC214 is designed to help you learn new things, and if you think you are up for it maybe you can teach us a thing or two.


  • Location: Baton Rouge, Lousiana USA
  • Point of Contact: s0ups
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Waldo
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  • DC225 Meets: Meeting times vary
  • Description: We hack things, drink things and talk about things.


  • Location: Miami, Florida USA
  • Point of Contact: Richard Chance
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC305 Meets: Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at the i2 Labs co-working space in downtown Miami. The facility has private and public meeting spaces and WiFi access. I2 Labs curates its co-working members to technology and cybersecurity related companies.
  • Description: The mission of DEFCON 305 is to provide opportunities for anyone interested in technology and both the purposeful and unintended application of it. We will welcome people of all ages and all skill levels to participate, dialog, collaborate, build, or create anything that galvanizes the imagination. We will also provide opportunities for learning through presentations, demos, and events.We run cybersecurity and coding bootcamps, and our cyber students get to spend 200 hours in a live Security Operations Center, (SOC). Oh, and the founder’s brother-in-law owns a local brewery. We get lots of beer!.


  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri USA
  • Point of Contact: kamikazejoe
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  • Backup Point of Contact: rtward
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC314 Meets: 1st Friday of every month. Additional days to be determined.
  • Languages: English, 'Merican, Python, Charades, and obscene gestures
  • Description: Presentations, demos, and discussion on information and physical security, technologies, or on whatever someone happens to find interesting.


  • Location: Stark County, Ohio USA
  • Point of Contact: Loadhigh_818
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC330 Meets: Alternate Wednesdays, 6-8pm pleae email for meeting locations


  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia USA
  • Point of Contact: dr.kaos
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Keith Watson
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  • DC404 Meets: Third Saturday of each month, 2PM
  • Description: Our group is quite diverse. After starting the group in 2003, I worked hard to foster the involvement of the local security community without trying to recreate (or step on the toes of) the local 2600 scene. As a result, we've grown a strong, consistent and loyal following, and have been home to (and helped launch the security conference speaking careers of many) Atlanta infosec professionals.


  • Location: Oklahoma City, OK USA
  • Point of Contact: Sean Ratliff
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Casey Bourbonnais
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC405 Meets: Last Thursdays of the month, 6-9 pm. Moore Norman Tech Center on Franklin Road.
  • Interests: Red and Blue Team Operations


  • Location: Helena, Montana USA
  • Point of Contact: Rob Jackson
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Ed Williams
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  • DC406 Meets: First Friday of each month, 5pm @ The Staggering Ox
  • Description: Proud flag bearers. DefCon Goon theNurse started us off. Wes is still leading us on.


  • Location: Orlando, Florida USA
  • Point of Contact: Willa
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Lance
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  • DC407 Meets: Last Friday of each month, 8PM @ FamiLAB
  • Description: We're a very informal group that is generally more active before and after Defcon. We meet once a month to talk shop, listen to a presentation, and/or do some CTF.


  • Location: San Jose, California USA
  • Point of Contact: The Infamous Kevin
  • POC Email: The Infamous Kevin (one word)
  • Website:
  • DC408 Meets: Third Thursday of each month, 7:30pm @ San Pedro Square Market
  • Description: Silicon Valley DEF CON social group for the 408. Hangout, drink, hack. No rollerblades required.


  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA
  • Point of Contact: Jon Zeolla
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  • DC412 Meets: We meet 9 months out of the year at various venues for either a presentation, a lab, or an informal get-together, but it always in the evening of the second Thursday of the month.
  • Description: We've done anything from a demonstration of audio surveillance using laser mics to discussing hacking back with a local lawyer, and tons of things in between. We assembled over 25 functional KeySweepers last year and sent them out into the wild.


  • Location: Franklin, Wisconsin USA
  • Point of Contact: Belouve
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Darkwind
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  • DC414 Meets: First Friday of the month
  • Languages: English, ASL
  • Description: Lockpicking, RF Hacking, Ciphers, 3D Printing, Social Engineering, and more.


  • Location: San Francisco, California USA
  • Point of Contact: rek2
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  • Backup Point of Contact: m113s
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC415 Meets: Friday after work twice a month at Noisebridge
  • Languages: English, some members speak Spanish
  • Description: Hacking, computer security, Digital Rights, Privacy, Decentralization, Anarchism, etc.


  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Point of Contact: Dolev Farhi
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  • DC416 Meets: every month, we also host occasional CTFs both online and offline.
  • Description: This is a group for anyone interested in computer hacking & network security breaching. All skill levels and background experiences are welcome. we also have a Slack channel. send us an email to for an invitation.


  • Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee USA
  • Point of Contact: SynAckPwn
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  • Backup Point of Contact: tothehilt
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  • DC423 Meets: Last Wednesday of each month, 6:30pm.
  • Description: A place to discuss and share hack methods and general IT/coding practices. Great place to dry run your con talk for feedback and light trolling


  • Location: Portland, Oregon USA
  • Point of Contact: sibios
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  • DC503 Meets: Third Sunday of each month, 3pm
  • Description: We are Portland's chapter of Infosec-fightclub: everyone must present something. Meetings are round-table style, closing with a headline speaker who presents in more depth. Show us what you're working on, why it is worth your time, and why we should care. All presentations are off-the-record, we want to see each-other's sketchiest shit.


  • Location: Albequerque, New Mexico USA
  • Point of Contact: Kris Hardy
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  • DC505 Meets: Third Monday of each month
  • Description: We are a group of cybersecurity specialists, ethical hackers, security researchers, and cryptanalysts who like to get together, hack on projects, help each other learn, and share knowledge. We welcome people of all skills and experience, and work to make each other better. Come join us!


  • Location: Spokane, Washington USA
  • Point of Contact: Kai T. (0xNBE1)
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Gary Blosser
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC509 Meets: Once a month
  • Description: DC509 is the Inland NW DEFCON group. The focus is to get together on a regular basis and interact with other InfoSec enthusiasts, have occasional workshops, stimulate thought-provoking conversation, and build an (in)security community in our area. No level of "hacker" knowledge is required and everyone is welcome regardless of age, gender, race, etc.


  • Location: Chico, California USA
  • Point of Contact: Salem
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Wolf
  • Backup POC Email: darkwolf@dc530.0rg
  • Website:
  • DC530 Meets: Third Thursday of each month @ our hackerspace
  • Description: Hack all the things.


  • Location: Chowchilla, California USA
  • Point of Contact: Ashley Miller
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Panda
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC559 Meets: First Sunday of the month @ Corsarros Family Pizza, 7pm
  • Description: We will speak about Social Engineering, Phishing, WiFi cracking, SQLI all the way to data forensics and PI work. The list goes on, We will also have guest speakers that are professional in a verity of fields. oh yeah Food and drinks also.


  • Location: Long Beach, California USA
  • Point of Contact: z0rro
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  • DC562 Meets: Twice a month @ mini-hackerspace, once for talks and once for CTF/Challenges
  • Description: DC562 is a re-branding of an un-official group. We decided to re-brand the group after attending this years DC and hearing about the DC group reload. It was formed by a couple of 562 (Long Beach CA) locals.


  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona USA
  • Point of Contact: Sark Dumont
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  • Backup Point of Contact: DAC
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  • DC602 Meets: Every other Friday, 6:30pm


  • Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire USA
  • Point of Contact: Duck Duck
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Boots
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  • DC603 Meets: 2nd Saturday of the month at 7 p.m. at Gusanoz restaurant 410 Miracle Mile, Lebanon, NH (


  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee USA
  • Point of Contact: Brent White (B!TK!LL3R)
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Chris Scott (Cyb3r Assassin)
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC615 Meets: DC615 meets on the last Thursday of each month at 6pm. Please visit for meeting location directions.
  • Description: Open to all ages! BYOB. We do projects related to everything from lock picking, hardware hacking, DIY, penetration testing, WiFi hacking, and more. We also enjoy playing vintage video games and occasionally have a live DJ cranking out tunes. Each meeting is an open forum and we encourage ALL skill levels.


  • Location: Pasadena, California USA
  • Point of Contact: Exist
  • POC Email:
  • DC626 Meets: Third Wednesday of each month
  • Areas of Interest: DIY, hardware hacking, penetration testing, security policies.


  • Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
  • Point of Contact: Christopher Clayden
  • POC Email:
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  • DC705 Meets: monthly in Barrie, Ontario. Meets will start at 6PM and run until 9PM
  • Description: : All things security related - interests include but are not limited to; hackathons/hackfest, hacking tournaments, CTF events, hands on, good discussion, cold beverages, Muskoka chairs, camp fire's and patio's, opportunity to engage and listen, join the community, get active, grow, be inspired and inspire others, be great and do epic shit! Formal, informal, relaxed.


  • Location: Houston, Texas USA
  • Point of Contact: djdead
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Raypath
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC713 Meets: Once a month
  • Description: A social group with common interests. Expect DEF CON annual projects (badges, parties, or other group shenanigans for DC), local talks and knowledge exchanges, community outreach, making things and breaking things!


  • Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
  • Point of Contact: MysfitPrincess
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Pan1c
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC719 Meets: Varies
  • Description:We are a group of like minded individuals who love technology. We like to share and learn about the newest things out in the world.


  • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida USA
  • Point of Contact: Matt Parks
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC727 Meets: The third Thursday of every month. As well, we will be having events and meet ups not as a monthly chapter meeting that will also be scheduled and conducted month to month.
  • Interests:Network security, white hat hacking, hardware hacking, tinkering, etc


  • Location: Atlanta Metro, Georgia USA
  • Point of Contact: sainate
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC719 Meets: 1st Tuesdsays, 7pm at Jeffersons's in Cartersville - 28 W. Main Street, Cartersville GA
  • Description: There are three college campuses, multiple large industries and a scattering of technology enthausiasts in the area. Our plan is to have a monthly ‘hacker gathering’ to give all of these otherwise disparate groups get together to talk shop, find answers to problems with pet / personal projects (Arduino powered sprinkler system or dog feeder, etc.) or logic problems programming PLCs to whatever else comes up. We’re hoping for a ‘social that may have a presentation’ versus a ‘presentation that may have some socializing’ approach (so that there’s no pressure for *someone* to come up with a presentation or we don’t have a meeting).

    All ages/skill levels welcome. No dues, feel free to bring new friends.

    If you're interested in doing a presentation, let us know.


  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah USA
  • Point of Contact: Sobit
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Metacortex
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC801 Meets: First Monday of each month, 6pm
  • Description: Very enthusiastic group of hackers who are based out of SLC. DC801 also supplies many DEF CON goons. You may recognize them by their epic DEF CON parties


  • Location: Tampa, Florida USA
  • Point of Contact: Ryan Lindfield
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: G3k
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC813 Meets: Varies
  • Description: Fantastic group of info sec enthusiasts of all levels. We aim for a monthly social night and are always looking for presenters. No drama, no egos, just great infosec people getting together and talking shop over drinks.


  • Location: Woodland Hills, California USA
  • Point of Contact: Tyrant
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC818 Meets: Bi-monthly or monthly. Depending on schedules.
  • Description: Range of interests are from Lincoln Logs to Bio Hacking, with everything in between. Oh and drinking... Can't skip that.


  • Location: Asheville, North Carolina USA
  • Point of Contact: SecureSamurai
  • POC Email:
  • DC828 Meets: Once a month. Currently, our meeting time varies but we are working on nailing down a regular schedule. The community room of Earth Fare, 1856 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Description: A friendly, mature, and ethical group of InfoSec enthusiasts, professionals, students, and neophytes. All knowledge and skill levels welcome. We hack, we share, we eat, we drink, we laugh. Come join us!


  • Location: San Diego, California USA
  • Point of Contact: 800xl
  • POC Email:
  • DC858 Meets: Once a month @ Round Table Pizza in Rancho Bernardo
  • Description: The DEF CON Group San Diego (619/858) started in 2006. Interests are: SDR, Wi-Fi and more.


  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky USA
  • Point of Contact: byt3boy
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Bill
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC859 Meets: We currently meet monthly and are working on getting a solid venue close to downtown. We meet at a couple of local coffee shops with conference spaces and sometimes at Arcadium. Stay tuned on upcoming meeting times and locations. The next meeting may not be until August 2017.
  • Interests: Red teaming, social engineering, penetration testing, physical security, security awareness, parkour, lock picking and retro video games.


  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee USA
  • Point of Contact: Eric
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  • Backup Point of Contact: Adam
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC865 Meets: Last Saturdays of the month, 2PM at the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center. The meeting info is posted on the mailing list and website.
  • Description: Capture the Flag, Practicing Presentation, Coding, Mentoring


  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida USA
  • Point of Contact: Hacksonville
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Qui-Gon Gene
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC904 Meets: First Friday of each month, 6:30PM
    Kickbacks Gastropub 910/914 King St.
    Jacksonville, FL 32204
  • Description: Social gathering, lock picking and training, and general chat about all things technical.


  • Location:Fayetttville, North Carolina USA
  • Point of Contact: Rusty
  • POC Email:
  • Website: DC910 Facebook Page
  • DC910 Meets: Bi-weekly on the first and third Saturday of the month at 11am
  • Description: We meet bi-weekly on the first and third Saturday of the month at 11am. Meetings are from 2-6 hours long, depending on how drawn into our project we get. Past meetings have involved working through VMs from, intro to scripting languages, walking through exploiting common vulnerabilities i.e. shellshock and heartbleed and much more. Meetings typically involve grilling some burgers and everyone is encouraged to bring snacks and beer.


  • Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma USA
  • Point of Contact: Nate
  • POC Email:
  • Website: Pending
  • DC918 Meets: Varies


  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina USA
  • Point of Contact: bace
  • POC Email: mail[at]
  • Point of Contact: flood
  • Website:
  • DC919 Meets: To be posted on website calendar
  • Interests: Firewalls, IDP/IDS, Networking, 3D printing, Raspberry Pi, Lockpicking


  • Location: McAllen, Texas USA
  • Point of Contact: Francisco Salinas
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Luvia Guerrero
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: Pending
  • DC956 Meets: First Friday of each month, 6-8PM @ 3700 W. Military Hwy



  • Location:Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Point of Contact: Eduard Babich
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Jane Broshevan
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC057 Meets:Twice a month
  • Languages: Russian, Ukranian, English
  • Description: Our passion is network and hardware security, lock picking, cryptography, pentests and computer forensics.


  • Location: Zhejiang, China
  • Point of Contact: Richy
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC0571 Meets: Meetings announced on the website
  • Languages: Chinese, English
  • Description: The DC0001 started in 2017. It consists of local hacker fuhei and his team Whitecap100 run the meetings and keep the website updated.


  • Location:Singapore
  • Point of Contact: Amon
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: glit3h
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC65 Meets:Communication and coordination usually occurs over our Slack Channel ( where meetings are scheduled. Venues are not fixed and are decided on a per-meeting basis.
  • Description: The group was started in 2016 after a visit by Jayson to the NUS Hackers Friday Hacks meetup. It originated long before that as 'SGCTF', a semi-private group of CTF enthusiasts which has now been re-purposed as an open group. The primary goal of DEFCON SG is to provide an avenue for novices to get started with CTFs through introductory trainings and by replaying old CTFs, and to participate together in online competitions. The specialisation of the group allows us to fill the vacant CTF niche and to ensure cohesion with the other meetup and interest groups in the local security community without redundancy.


  • Location:Girona/Barcelona, Spain
  • Point of Contact: Munoz
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC170 Meets:First Friday of each month, 7pm @ University of Girona.
  • Description: DC170 started in 2016. It was formed by several engineering students and IT security professionals who are living in the area.
  • Interests: We are intersted in artificial intelligence, embedded devices, and general pentesting.


  • Location:Beijing, China
  • Point of Contact: Ada Zhang
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Jun Li
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: Pending
  • DC010 Meets: Quarterly @ International Electronics City Headquarters
  • Language: English and Mandarin
  • Interests: Car Security, Wireless, Harware and Embedded


  • Location: Xi'an, China
  • Point of Contact: Lane Snow
  • POC Email:
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  • DC10001 Meets: First sunday of the month at library of Xi’an SHI
  • Language: Chinese, English
  • Description: We have a satellite internet equipment and server. we also are working on some WIFI projects. Currently looking for wireless network vulnerabilities and cracks and repairs.


  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Point of Contact: Gav
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC254 Meets: Every Thursday Evening 1800-2000
    Delta Towers, Wayaki Way
  • Language: Swahili, English
  • Description: We are made up of individuals from different fields ie architects etc with passion in information security field as our binding factor.
  • Interests: information security mentorship, GSM, exploit development, mobile app development, web security, network security, campus bootcamps and in-house training


  • Location: Kiev, Ukraine
  • Point of Contact: Alex Bazhaniuk
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Mykola Ilin
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC02139 Meets: Tuesdays at 14:00
  • Language: Ukranian, Russian
  • Description: Group was started in 2012. Home of dcua CTF team. We are doing research in wide range of technical infosec topics.


  • Location: Brescia, Italy
  • Point of Contact: Wayframer
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC2298 Meets: Every sunday at 8 am
  • Language: Italian, English
  • Description: We are opened to everyone is interested. We discuss about almost everything (lockpicking , RF hacking , social engineering , industrial security and much much more)


  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Point of Contact: Philip Pieterse
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Chris Berry
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC2711 Meets: Wednesdays at 6pm
  • Language: English
  • Description: Hacking, Pentesting, Lockpicking.


  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Point of Contact: Matt Lemon
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Colm
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC35386 Meets: Last Thursday of the month
  • Language: English
  • Description: The group is for people in or around Dublin Ireland. The focus is Information Security Research, knowledge transfer and trying to break gadgets of all descriptions.


  • Location: Cairo, Egypt
  • Point of Contact: Lembo
  • POC Email:
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  • DC360 Meets: Twice a month (info on site)
  • Languages: Arabic, English
  • Description: Hacking systems , Hacking minds , Hacking things "Hack The Planet!!"


  • Location: Gloucester, UK
  • Point of Contact: Todd
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC441452 Meets: First Tuesday of every Month at the Englands Glory Inn, Gloucester, GL1 3PB. Most months we have talks covering various topics, if no speakers available then just informal chats over a few beers.
  • Language: English
  • Description: DC441452 started in 2016, it was formed by several security geeks from all walks of life from all over the West Country, and current run by Todd.


  • Location: London, UK
  • Point of Contact: Major Malfunction
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC4420 Meets: Meetings are normally the last Tuesday of the month at The Phoenix in Cavendish Square at 18:30, except December. New attendees welcome, just come along! (There are no entry fees, and no tickets to book.)
  • Language: English


  • Location: Exeter, Devon UK
  • Point of Contact: Liam
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC441392 Meets: First Monday of the month at 8PM at The City Gate Hotel
  • Language: English
  • Description: Promoting understanding of cyber security, sharing of knowledge and techniques to improve the cyber security posture of all; upskilling individuals and organisations with a desire to learn, in order to reduce the cyber security skill gap; promoting ethical hacking, responsible disclosure and network defence in depth; networking, learning, hacking and having fun!
  • Interests: DIY, hacking, penetration testing


  • Location: Vitoria, Brazil
  • Point of Contact: Gilberto Sudre
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Maycon Vitali
  • Backup POC Email:
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  • DC5527 Meets: Every Saturday / 2:00 pm
  • Languages: Portuguese
  • Description: We do projects related to security from lock picking, hardware hacking, DIY, penetration testing, WiFi hacking, RF Hacking, Forensics and more. Each meeting is an open forum.


  • Location: Brasilia, Brazil
  • Point of Contact: Marcos
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Marcelo
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC5561 Meets: pending


  • Location: BC, Canada
  • Point of Contact: Opt1
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC604 Meets: We meet up after our monthly local 2600 meeting, which our DC604 group also runs
  • Languages: we are a multi cultural group covering everything from english french to greek, hindi, cantonese, binary/hex/javascript/ruby/python/asm/c and some klingon.
  • Description: DC604 was started by three local Vancouver hackers, all lifers: Opt1, Spy604, Ambrose. We run the group.


  • Location: Cirebon, Indonesia
  • Point of Contact: Edy Susanto
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Sidik Santoso
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: Pending
  • DC62231 Meets: Once a week
  • Language: Indonesian


  • Location: Azerbaijan Republic
  • Point of Contact: Uzeyir Huseynov
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC735 Meets: Weekends or Friday after work
  • Description:Our interests (we allwork in itsec) is to make more secured projects, networks, penetrate networks etc.
  • Languages: Azerbaijan, Russian languages


  • Location: Astana, Kazhakstan
  • Point of Contact: Olzhas Satiyev
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Arman Abdrasilov
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC7212 Meets: One to two times a quarter
  • Description: A social group with common interests
  • Languages: Russian, English, Kazakh


  • Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Point of Contact: Sergey Vishnyakov
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Levenets Alina
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: and
  • DC7499 Meets: Once a quarter
  • Language: Russian, English
  • Description: Our social group gathers not only hackers, but also on the basis of students' education, DC7499 share knowledge in the clear, and expands the horizons of possibilities!

    DC7499 is also a convenient channel for communication, which consists of more than 700 people


  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • Point of Contact: Alexei Sinstov
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Dmitry Evdokimov
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC7812 Meets: once/twice in quarter, announcement on the website
  • Languages: Russian, English
  • Description: Benevolent dictator with board of members - all questions topics are accessed in our Google Group (and we have 369 member there, so democracy will not work) -!forum/defcon-russia (Russian lang)


  • Location: Venezuela
  • Point of Contact: AlxNovax
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Digitalx
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC8015 Meets: Once a month
  • Languages: Spanish, English
  • Location: Shenzen, China
  • Point of Contact: 0 Zebra
  • POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC86755 Meets: Third Thursday of the month at Chaihuo makerspace in OCT Shenzhen
  • Languages: English, Mandarin
  • Interests: SDR and Embedded Devices
  • Location: Nepal
  • Point of Contact: Amir Gurung
  • POC Email:
  • Backup Point of Contact: Utsab Sapkota
  • Backup POC Email:
  • Website: pending
  • DC977 Meets: We meetup every week on Thursday (9-10 am) in KU Fountain and discuss programming, hacking, andrandom technical research topic from our members.
  • Languages: English
  • Interests: We are interested in hardware hacking, WIFI projects, php development.
  • Location: Ankara, Cankaya, Turkey
  • Point of Contact: Emrah
  • POC Email:
  • Website:
  • DC90312 Meets: Weekends
  • Languages: Turkish, English, Korean, German