Phishing Simulator and Awareness Educator Requirements

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Hardware Requirements

The below is a standard hardware requirements for just the Keepnet Labs. portal server.

  • 2 CPU
  • 3GB to 5GB RAM
  • 20 GB Disk Space

Software Requirements

Mandatory

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update x64 FULLY PATCHED INCLUDING ALL OPTIONAL WINDOWS PATCHES
  • No virus scanner should be enabled. This is due to virus scanners may produce false positives due to update and scanning behaviors of keepnetlabs’s phishing templates, Threat Simulation Samples etc..
  • Make sure English format is selected in Control Panel->Regional Settings->Formats tab.

Authentication & Access Requirements

  • An OS user with Administrator privileges (Administrators group)
  • For Internet access (Direct access or an internet proxy URL, username and password)
    • Outbound *.keepnetlabs.com for templates feeds and updates (TCP 80/443)
    • Outbound *.keepnetlabs.com for company specific data synchronization (TCP 80/443)
  • For Intranet access
    • FW exclusion list for phishing activity against possible intranet/client targets
  • For Active Directory connection.
    • The machine doesn’t have to be attached to a domain. A user for validating users and querying their properties
  • For SMTP Server,
    • Relay option for keepnetlabs’s IP Address or hostname
    • Whitelisting for keepnetlabs’s IP Address or hostname