A virtual classroom for cybersecurity education

Jens Haag, Harald Vranken*, Marko van Eekelen

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Abstract

Education in general and cybersecurity education in particular can be made more attractive by adding hands-on experience to classrooms. This requires new technology, such as virtualisation, to be developed fully geared towards the needs of educational purposes. Over the years, several techniques have been developed by the authors. In this paper, the authors first give a full account of their earlier work on a distributed virtual computer lab for cybersecurity education. Then, this virtual lab is extended with educational enhancements, such as an intelligent tutoring system, which resulted in a prototype for a virtual classroom for cybersecurity education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransactions on Edutainment XV
EditorsZhigeng Pan, Adrian David Cheok, Wolfgang Müller, Mingmin Zhang, Abdennour El Rhalibi, Kashif Kifayat
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Chapter13
Pages173-208
Number of pages36
ISBN (Electronic)9783662593516
ISBN (Print)9783662593509
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2019

Publication series

SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume11345
ISSN0302-9743

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    Haag, J., Vranken, H., & van Eekelen, M. (2019). A virtual classroom for cybersecurity education. In Z. Pan, A. D. Cheok, W. Müller, M. Zhang, A. El Rhalibi, & K. Kifayat (Eds.), Transactions on Edutainment XV (pp. 173-208). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.. 11345 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-59351-6_13