Cyber Tower Defense game is a subgenre of strategy game to defend a player’s territories or possessions by placing defensive structures on or along their path of attack. A Cyber Defense Tower Game was created to allow students to protect their virtual computer server from the different cyber-attacks by applying GenCyber first principles and cybersecurity knowledge. Students need to select the correct types of defense tower to stop each wave of cyber-attacks. As the game progresses, the combinations of the different cyber-attacks would come faster and will make it more difficult for students to defend their servers. Cyber Tower Defense game includes additional attack types (Virus, Phishing, Trojan, Spyware, Ransomware, DDoS, and Sniffer), and 6 defense towers (Antivirus, Password, System Update, Secure Cyber Behavior, Encryption, and Firewall). Some defense towers will defend single type of attack, while other defense towers can defend multiple attack types. For example, the Antivirus tower will defend against Virus, Trojan and Spyware. In addition, certain type of attack can be defended by multiple defense towers. The Sniffer attack can be defended by Password tower and Encryption tower. Cyber Defense Tower Game contains three difficulty levels: tutorial, intermediate and competition level.

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