Evaluation on multivariate correlation analysis based denial-of-service attack detection system

Zhiyuan Tan, Aruna Jamdagni, Priyadarsi Nanda, Xiangjian He, Ren Ping Liu

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Abstract

In this paper, a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack detection system is explored, where a multivariate correlation analysis technique based on Euclidean distance is applied for network traffic characterization and the principal of anomaly-based detection is employed in attack recognition. The effectiveness of the detection system is evaluated on the KDD Cup 99 dataset and the influence of data normalization on the performance of attack detection is analyzed in this paper as well. The evaluation results and comparisons prove that the detection system is effective in distinguishing DoS attack network traffic from legitimate network traffic and outperforms two state-of-the-art systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSecurIT 2012
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the First International Conference on Security of Internet of Things
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages160-164
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781450318228
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event1st International Conference on Security of Internet of Things, SecurIT 2012 - Kerala, India
Duration: 17 Aug 201219 Aug 2012

Other

Other1st International Conference on Security of Internet of Things, SecurIT 2012
CountryIndia
CityKerala
Period17/08/1219/08/12

Keywords

  • Denial-of-Service attack
  • Euclidean distance
  • Multivariate correlations
  • Network traffic characterization

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