Are you with a registered organisation? Sign up to experience an engaging learning experience:
- Hands-on cyber security labs.
- High quality training materials.
- Hack boxes and randomised challenges.
Guest access? Register a guest account to explore a limited range of events and experiences open to guests:
- Taster labs, to explore Hacktivity.
- Open days, to explore LBU courses.
- Announcements about upcoming events.
Ready for the full experience?
Learn more about the benefits of membership, delivering Hacktivity within your organisation!
A Premium Hacking Experience
Full desktop operating systems in our cloud:
Your own instances of various operating systems and hacking environments, for every challenge. (Unlike other
- Take and restore snapshots of the state of your systems. (Unlike other hacking platforms)
Servers uniquely generated for you to hack:
- Every server is uniquely generated, with randomised challenges. (Unlike any other hacking platform.)
No shared instances, except where it’s a benefit. (Unlike other hacking platforms, where other users can often
interrupt your work.)
- You can stop and restart your servers, and take snapshots and restore their state.
A Unique Learning Experience
Learning pathways (modules/"hacktivities") carefully designed to level you up:
Hands on hacking and defensive cyber security: you will learn theory and always apply it to solve practical
tasks and challenges.
The emphasis is on learning through doing, and through approaching problems with offensive security in mind.
- Capture the Flag (CTF) in every cyber security module!
- Comprehensive labs provide in-depth knowledge: dig in to the details.
- Our curriculum is based on the Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK).
Our key cyber
security degrees are provisionally accredited by the National Cyber Security Centre.
A Huge Amount of Content
A huge amount of content awaits you:
- Hundreds of scenarios with thousands of challenges.
- Full length labs, that will build your knowledge and confidence, by challenging you to put everything you
learn into practice.
- 70+ Lecture videos covering important concepts and tools.
Gamified fun learning:
- Team work.
- Fun scenarios.
Cutting Edge Technology
Hacktivity builds on the technology we develop and deploy.
- Randomises hacking challenges and lab environments (this is unique, other platforms only use
- Provides realistic scenarios with real systems that can be attacked and defended
- Enables defensive and investigative challenges
- Work at your own pace and interact with Hackerbot, who attacks your systems
- Fun and enjoyable
Our virtualisation datacenter:
- We have invested in making sure our users have a great experience, whether working on campus or
- Uses SPICE for responsive and high quality access to remote VM desktops
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