Detecting distributed Denial-of-Service attacks and Flash Events
Bhatia, Sajal (2013) Detecting distributed Denial-of-Service attacks and Flash Events. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis investigates and develops techniques for accurately detecting Internet-based Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attacks where an adversary harnesses the power of thousands of compromised machines to disrupt the normal operations of a Web-service provider, resulting in significant down-time and financial losses. This thesis also develops methods to differentiate these attacks from similar-looking benign surges in web-traffic known as Flash Events (FEs). This thesis also addresses an intrinsic challenge in research associated with DDoS attacks, namely, the extreme scarcity of public domain datasets (due to legal and privacy issues) by developing techniques to realistically emulate DDoS attack and FE traffic.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Mohay, George, Schmidt, Desmond, & Tickle, Alan|
|Keywords:||Denial-of-Service, Distributed Denial-of-Service, Flash Events, Synthetic Traffic Generation, Modelling|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||23 Aug 2013 05:18|
|Last Modified:||03 Sep 2015 04:46|
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