Cyber security training brought to life through real-world hacking challenges and puzzles

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Learn as you play through
200+ thrilling hacking simulations

Ready to get your game on or eager to take your cyber security knowledge
to the next level? We've got you covered!

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Embark on a digital crime-fighting adventure across captivating storylines where you'll sniff out criminal schemes, race for points against your friends and solve cyber security puzzles in every challenge.

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Learn

Progress through hundreds of gamified hacking labs based on real cyber crime scenarios experienced by our industry experts, giving you a complete toolkit of practical, industry-recognised skills.

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Collaborative leaderboards, helpful guides
and fun challenges built by experts

Jump into a huge range of puzzles, features and resources that give you the most fun, captivating and realistic learning experience possible.

Earn points and unlock new levels as you solve mysterious cyber crimes and earn valued cyber security skills in a global crime-fighting adventure.

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Race for the most points on your team leaderboard, collaborate with friends to solve challenges and compare your progress in Groups.

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Boost your knowledge and get help with tricky challenges or new concepts from engaging video tutorials, guides and walkthroughs in the Field Manual.

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Hack websites, break into networks, uncover cyber criminal passwords and build experimental programmes, all in a safe environment.

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Learn the most up-to-date defensive and offensive cyber security practices used in real jobs like Penetration Testing, Cyber Security Analysis and Security Software Development.

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Earn the confidence, experience and transferable cyber security skills that will make you stand out to employers in a whole host of fascinating industries.

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Example CyberStart challenge with a briefing
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Example CyberStart challenge
Example CyberStart challenge with a briefing
Example CyberStart challenge with a briefing

Maximise your skills, whatever your starting point

Put the fun back into learning cyber security with our exciting, gamified hacking platform. No textbooks or lectures, just short, interactive hacking games for everyone.

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Choose your path into cyber security

Whether you want to solve fun hacking puzzles in your spare time or are looking for a fascinating future career, CyberStart's realistic ethical hacking experience is for you.

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Challenge yourself

Put your puzzle-solving skills to the test with 200+ mind-stretching hacking challenges, each with unique storylines to explore, characters to meet and cases to solve.

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Boost career prospects

Dive into fun and practical challenges that teach you the relevant defensive and offensive cyber security techniques you need to impress employers and land your dream job.