Vol.8, No.3, August 2019.                                                                                                                                                                                ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science


VILARITY - Virtual Laboratory for Information Security Practices


Irfan Syamsuddin


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Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 1011-1016, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM83-45, August 2019.


Received: 31 March 2019.

Revised:   14 July 2019.
Accepted: 17 July 2019.
Published:28 August 2019.




Availability of teaching aid for laboratory practices is important particularly in the field of information security. In this paper is introduced a novel Virtual Lab for Information Security practices called VILARITY. It is an on-going effort to establish alternative laboratory based on virtualization technology specifically designed for two security related courses. The paper at hand briefly presents assessment for VILARITY usage through two different surveys. The first survey aims to assess the effectiveness of contents of Virtual Lab whilst the second one is to find out any obstacles faced by students in using virtualization tool. In conclusion, most students consider hands on practices with the Virtual Lab have enhanced their skills and knowledge and the virtualization environment is appropriate for delivering the practices.


Keywords – Virtual lab, information security, virtualization, laboratory practices, evaluation.



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