Hunter in the Dark: Discover Anomalous Network Activity Using Deep Ensemble Network

  title={Hunter in the Dark: Discover Anomalous Network Activity Using Deep Ensemble Network},
  author={Shiyi Yang and Peilun Wu and Hui Guo and Nour Moustafa},
  journal={2021 IEEE 21st International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS)},
  • Shiyi Yang, Peilun Wu, Nour Moustafa
  • Published 19 May 2021
  • Computer Science
  • 2021 IEEE 21st International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS)
Machine learning (ML)-based intrusion detection systems (IDSs) play a critical role in discovering unknown threats in a large-scale cyberspace. They have been adopted as a mainstream hunting method in many organizations, such as financial institutes, manufacturing companies and govern-ment agencies. However, existing designs achieve a high threat detection performance at the cost of a large number of false alarms, leading to alert fatigue. To tackle this issue, in this paper, we propose a… 

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