An application of information theory to intrusion detection


Zero-day attacks, new (anomalous) attacks exploiting previously unknown system vulnerabilities, are a serious threat. Defending against them is no easy task, however. Having identified "degree of system knowledge" as one difference between legitimate and illegitimate users, theorists have drawn on information theory as a basis for intrusion detection. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/IWIA.2006.3


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