Alphaville contains five different virtual locations, each representing a different security level and containing systems similar to those one would find in their real-world counterparts.
Following strict Federal guidelines, the city hall protects legal documents, personal information, and other sensitive material. Citizens can access the website for general information while authorized users are able to conduct business through a secure portal.
An open “information commons” featuring an online card catalog and asset management system. Computer workstations are available to patrons to do research or checkout materials.
Representing a K-12 educational network, the school must provide access to students while protecting their personal information. In addition to classrooms and computer labs, the school maintains staff email, human resources functions, and grades in a web-accessible server farm.
A virtual power company, Alphaville Power & Electric demonstrates the unique protocols, vulnerabilities, and security challenges required to secure a SCADA environment. Sensors, human-machine interfaces, and corporate LANs are all included.
Zenda is Alphaville’s private business. As a for-profit corporation, Zenda has a unique set of security configurations.
Using Alphaville – Exercises
Alphaville offers hands-on exercises to help individuals & teams be practiced and prepared for any type of data breach. Alphaville exercise variations include:
The Technology of Alphaville
Each instance of Alphaville is a virtual data center that encapsulates the over 110 virtual machines that make up the various information systems within the town.