SCALABLE Network Technologies announces Network Defense Trainer (NDT) version 2.0

February 072018
SCALABLE Network Technologies announces Network Defense Trainer (NDT) version 2.0

February 8, 2018-- SCALABLE Network Technologies announced the availability of version 2.0 of Network Defense Trainer (NDT), a cyber training system. NDT integrates real and simulated cyber-attacks, wired and wireless virtual networks, live and virtual equipment and applications, and traditional kinetic warfare training simulators into a full, instrumented, synthetic cyber warfare training environment. The system allows trainee performance centered on awareness, reaction time and correct action (at all levels), along with the ability to work through a degraded cyber environment and complete a mission, to be monitored and evaluated.

The NDT 2.0 release offers a suite of features designed to enhance customers' ability to train for cyber warfare in a combined cyber/kinetic battlespace, including improvements to Exercise Control, Role Player Stations, and After-Action-Review. These updates improve functionality that allows cyber warriors, network administrators and command and staff to train as they would fight. This will improve their awareness, reaction time and ability to take corrective action as they work through degraded cyber environments and successfully complete missions.

The NDT 2.0 release contains these features and performance improvements:

  • Enhancements to exercise preparation enables trainer to customize lesson plans for each trainee
  • Support for batch import and export of exercises
  • Firewall configuration wizard
  • After-Action-Review (AAR) management
  • Role player chat interface
  • Support for Kali Linux version 2.0 for Trainee agent

NDT 2.0. is now available directly from SCALABLE and via authorized reseller and system integrator partners around the world. Professional services for system installation, integration into existing training environments, customization, and curriculum development are available separately.