Released: 21-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT
“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems
Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option to conduct critical cybersecurity experimentation and testing in the context of complex networks and cyber‐physical systems designed to protect the nation’s critical cyber infrastructure.