Incorporating Attack-Type Uncertainty Into Network Protection

  title={Incorporating Attack-Type Uncertainty Into Network Protection},
  author={Andrey Garnaev and Melike Baykal-Gursoy and H. Vincent Poor},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security},
Network security against possible attacks involves making decisions under uncertainty. Not only may one be ignorant of the place, the power, or the time of potential attacks, one may also be largely ignorant of the attacker's purpose. To illustrate this phenomenon, this paper proposes a simple Bayesian game-theoretic model of allocating defensive (scanning) effort among nodes of a network in which a network's defender does not know the adversary's motivation for intruding on the network, e.g… CONTINUE READING
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