Background: Nowadays, most of the governments and military agencies are using wargames.
Data breaches using cyber wargames have mounted to an alarming level and heavy pressure
on systems. Effective Virtual Private Network (VPN) is used as an important measure to secure data
transmission against cyber incidents. By using VPN, organizations are able to transfer their services
securely over the Internet.
Methods: Recent publications and patent are reviewed to find new techniques developed for using a
VPN to move non-secure public network resources into a secure private network in order to get
Results: The aim of this work is to customize a standard VPN to a new extended one. The new extended
software is called EVPNSWS (Effective VPN for Securing Wargames System). EVPNSWS
is applied for wargames application. Wargame is applied to work with the wired and wireless connection.
In case of wireless connection, EVPNSWS enables ad-hoc VPNs scenarios. Both fighting
sides of wargames application by using EVPNSWS transmit a small data size through web-based
application system. Implementation results tell us EVPNSWS able to transfer data between two
sides of wargames with the same security level in a reasonable time.
Conclusion: EVPNSWS is suitable for both fighting sides of wargames application. It enables adhoc
VPNs because it is easy to configure and install. Transmission time for both sides of wargame is
reasonable particularly with transmitting small data size. EVPNSWS was not built for a specific target
environment so it is scalable, you can use it in other environments. Finally, all these benefits are
achieved with the same security level.