An improved CyberStart experience is coming
CyberStart provides hands-on cyber security training through real-world simulations. Over the last 10 months, the team have re-engineered and super-charged CyberStart to provide you with an even better playing experience, and it's coming really soon.
An improved platform, new features and a fresh new look
Compete and collaborate
Enjoy playing CyberStart challenges with friends, and compete for the top spot on a team leaderboard with a brand new Groups feature.
Power up your learning
A brand new Field Manual featuring expanded video walkthroughs that are carefully mapped to the core concepts you'll learn in the CyberStart challenges.
12 free unlocked challenges
Get a feel for agent life at the Cyber Protection Agency with the introduction of a brand new base!
Plus, all of the features our users already love
You will become an agent for the virtual Cyber Protection Agency and investigate criminal gangs who are using their cyber skills to do damage online. You’ll have to use various defensive tactics to thwart these cyber criminals’ attempts.
Four distinct bases
Each base comes with exciting challenges for you to play. Learn techniques like code-breaking in HQ base, learn how to write your own scripts and programmes in Moon base and reconstruct timelines and analyse evidence in Forensics base.
CyberStart features over 200 interactive security challenges ranging from simple through to extreme. The huge breadth of topics covered and easy to follow platform, helps get beginners started and fast-track those with a hidden talent.
Real security work
Experience the breadth of the cyber security profession by learning both offensive and defensive security skills. Master skills such as SQL injection, buffer overflows and XSS by solving real-world challenges.
CyberStart offers challenges that engage and sharpen your cyber security skills
- Password security
- Social engineering
- Network forensics
- Reverse engineering
- File forensics
- Browser dev tools
- Assembly debugging
- Linux command line