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A retroactive-burst framework for automated intrusion response system

Alireza Shameli-Sendi, Julien Desfossez, Michel Dagenais and Masoume Jabbarifar

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The aim of this paper is to present an adaptive and cost-sensitive model to prevent security intrusions. In most automated intrusion response systems, response selection is performed locally based on current threat without using the knowledge of attacks history. Another challenge is that a group of responses are applied without any feedback mechanism to measure the response effect. We address these problems through retroactive-burst execution of responses and a Response Coordinator (RC) mechanism, the main contributions of this work. The retroactive-burst execution consists of several burst executions of responses with, at the end of each burst, a mechanism for measuring the effectiveness of the applied responses by the risk assessment component. The appropriate combination of responses must be considered for each burst execution to mitigate the progress of the attack without necessarily running the next round of responses, because of the impact on legitimate users. In the proposed model, there is a multilevel response mechanism. To indicate which level is appropriate to apply based on the retroactive-burst execution, we get help from a Response Coordinator mechanism. The applied responses can improve the health of Applications, Kernel, Local Services, Network Services, and Physical Status. Based on these indexes, the RC gives a general overview of an attacker's goal in a distributed environment.

Subjects: 2700 Information technology > 2700 Information technology
2700 Information technology > 2721 Multimedia systems and networks
Department: Department of Computer Engineering and Software Engineering
Funders: CRSNG/NSERC, Ericsson Software Research, Defense Research and Development Canada (FRDC)
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3639/
Journal Title: Journal of Computer Networks and Communications (vol. 2013)
Publisher: Hindawi
DOI: 10.1155/2013/134760
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/134760
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2019 12:12
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2023 13:19
Cite in APA 7: Shameli-Sendi, A., Desfossez, J., Dagenais, M., & Jabbarifar, M. (2013). A retroactive-burst framework for automated intrusion response system. Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, 2013, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/134760

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