What We Do


Past meetings have involved reversing custom-built Windows malware, setting up a network intrusion monitor with any Linux machine in less than 5 minutes, and cracking ciphers for security capture-the-flag competitions. Here's a prior offering of the decal.

There is no required experience level to join.


Our team competes in the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition each year.

WRCCDC 2017: 5th
WRCCDC 2016: 3rd
WRCCDC, NCCDC 2015: 1st, 2nd
WRCCDC, NCCDC 2014: 1st, 5th
WRCCDC 2013: 2nd

Join a Team

You can get involved right away. You can join the Internal team, which organizes CTFs, socials, and student-run talks. Or you can join the External team, which organizes events with companies, handles recruitment, and engages with CS 161 and more recently CS 171.


The Team

To reach all our officers, email berke1337-admin@lists.berkeley.edu


Rahul Gupta

Damini Grover

Edward Qiu

Veeral Patel

Billy Zhao

Kevin Ma

Yian Liou

Tobias Boelter


Interested in sponsoring Berke1337 or hosting a recruiting event? Email us at berke1337-admin@lists.berkeley.edu.

A few companies we've hosted info sessions with:

Contact Us

Any questions at all? Email us at berke1337-admin@lists.berkeley.edu. We usually reply within the day.