Security Training Labs On Demand

This article is intended for information security trainers and training service managers that work in the Information Security Industry.

In a recent article I explained the necessity for and requirements needed to build the next generation of security training labs. I argued that it is important to improve security training labs and made a list of things to keep in mind when building such labs. You can read the article HERE.

The Problem:

If you’re an information security trainer that provides online trainings via VPN/VNC, chances are that you’ve heard students complain about:

The lab server/service that I try to reach is down/doesn’t work

The connection to the lab is way too slow

The OSes, web applications/frameworks within the security training lab are obsolete

Are there more servers/services other than those?

… And, if you’re a training service manager, you’ve heard your trainer colleagues complaining about students’ complaints and trying to figuring out a way to fix these issues.

No one likes complaints but listening to them and taking action is gold if we want to improve, become better at, and most important, have happy customers.

Having state of the art security training labs for your students/customers is difficult because of the increasing number of new vulnerabilities (adding them to your lab), new OS versions or obsolete OSses (e.g. WindowsXP). Also, keeping such training labs up to date is costly and requires a lot of man hours. Not to mention the time spent for designing, testing and deploying it.

At CTF365 we’ve developed a platform that takes this pain out of your organization. We made sure it is cost effective, easy to deploy and easy to use.

Creating a Lab:

image10Very easy to deploy: Add a name, select a template (you can get as many templates as you need) and push “Create”.

Adding Students:


As an instructor you have full control over the labs and each of your students will get his/her own lab to train in. You’ll be able to add, delete, create and re-create machines, configure networks, routers and switches.


Your students will have control over their own labs being able to delete/restart and recreate each machine or his entire lab if broken. All these with just a few clicks.

Connecting via VNC or VPN


Information security trainings demand new standards over security training labs. Offering sophisticated, well designed and reliable security training labs to your students/customers is not a luxury anymore, it has become a necessity for better trainings. That’s because of the increasing complexity of the software and types of attacks as well.

Security Training Labs on Demand can be fully customized with different operating systems, setups, frameworks and can be delivered as white label (on your company’s site). The platform will lower your costs, improve student’s training experience and transform your trainings into a pleasant experience.

If you want to try it, just fill in the form to request a demo.


About: CTF365 is a top notch Security Training Platform for the IT industry with a focus on Security Professionals, System Administrators and Web Developers that offers five stars services.

The Platform implements CTF concepts and leverages gamification mechanics to improve retention rates and speed up the learning/training curve.


Marius Corici

Lazy (energy efficient) entrepreneur: Thinking a lot to do less, preserving energy, providing simplicity.

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1 Response

  1. Hey Guys! Hope all is well. Can you send me over more info and pricing on this asap? We are finishing up a new course to debut at showmecon. We are working on Labs, this would be a great option. Are we able to incorporate your vulnerable sites as well as our own? I hope to finish up labs by wednesday of next week, the sooner the info the better. 🙂



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