Tools is a great place to start if you already have a basic awareness and understanding of cyber security.
If you are a cyber novice but have completed all the Knowledge labs, then you should be ready to tackle this category. Most of the labs are classified as Rookie, Technical 1, 2 and 3 levels. For more information about the difficulty levels, take a look here.
This category focuses on the development of hand-on skills in different systems, including real desktops, terminal sessions and more. You’ll learn the basics of Linux, Windows, Networking, Encryption and Encoding, Burp Suite, Packet Analysis Tools and various other toolsets which will help you to perform security auditing and analysis. As well as grasping the basics, you’ll be given the chance to get practical with each tool, which will really help cement your knowledge.
There are around 15,000 points on offer in this particular category, making it a good opportunity to gain some practical cyber experience before you move on to the tougher labs housed in Techniques and Immersive Originals.