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Emerging Trends in ICT Security by Hamid R Arabnia, Babak Akhgar

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Chapter 31

Cyber Security Education

The Merits of Firewall Exercises

Evan Damon1, Jens Mache1, Richard Weiss2, Kaleb Ganz1, Claire Humbeutel1 and Miles Crabill1,    1Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR, USA,    2Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, USA

Educational tools related to firewalls and firewall configurations are central to the development of cybersecurity education, due to the integral role firewalls play in this field. To assess the current state of firewall education, we developed a set of criteria that educational exercises should meet. They should be competitive, interactive, extensible, and approachable. These criteria were then applied to three existing firewall exercises in order to gauge their strengths and weaknesses. With ...

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