Design of Cyber Warfare Testbed

  • Yogesh Chandra
  • Pallaw Kumar Mishra
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 731)


Innovations doing fine in a predictable, controlled environment may be much less effective, dependable or manageable in a production environment, more so in cyber systems, where every day there is new technology in malware detection, zero-day vulnerabilities are coming up. Considering NCSP-2013, authors propose a realistic cyber warfare testbed using XenServer hypervisor, commodity servers and open-source tools. Testbed supports cyber-attack and defence scenarios, malware containment, exercise logs and analysis to develop tactics and strategies. Further, authors provide ways and means to train cyber warriors, honing their skills as well as maturing attack and defence technologies on this testbed.


Virtualization Hypervisor Metasploit Malware Container 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Systems Studies and AnalysesDefence Research and Development OrganisationNew DelhiIndia

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