The Cyber Security Laboratory is a state-of-the-art, dedicated space in which students can safely engage in cyber related activities, including malware detection and deactivation, and penetration testing, in a contained and controlled environment without possible impact to other campus networks.
The lab is provided to all MEng and MSc Cyber Security students to undertake coursework and project work. Southampton offers an MEng in Computer Science with Cyber Security as well as an MSC in Cyber Security. Both degrees include certification by GCHQ and the University is recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research.
This lab is primarily used for teaching but offers suitable space for researchers to study if required. The University is recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research and has a dedicated Cyber Security Research Group.
In addition to its core teaching function the Cyber Security Lab offers a suitable space for CPD training. The Cyber Security Academy will be starting a CPD programme using these facilties.