What is Hacking-Lab™?

Hacking-Lab is an online ethical hacking, computer network and security challenge platform, dedicated to finding and educating cyber security talents. Hacking-Lab is providing CTF and mission style challenges for international competitions like the European Cyber Security Challenge, and free OWASP TOP 10 online security labs. Hacking-Lab's goal is to raise awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security.

Hacking-Lab is popular: 40'000 users have registered, and numerous universities, organizations and companies are using it for enhancing their classes, trainings, etc.

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Our Services


Approved, well-known online platform for IT security training.

Bleeding-edge Attack-Defense system

System for dynamic and realistic virtual battles between teams.

Extensive collection of challenges

More than 300 security challenges are available, covering all IT security topics.

Big community

More than 40'000 users are registered for Hacking-Lab. Many volunteers provide content and support.


We know what we are doing - security training and CTF events have been our core competence for more than eight years now.


Our Linux-based LiveCD is a perfect entry point for Hacking-Lab. It contains many hacking tools and is preconfigured for VPN access.

About Us

Security Competence GmbH is the provider of Hacking-Lab™. We've got a lot of experience with the organization of CTF events and with creating and implementing IT security challenges.