Multivariate correlation analysis technique based on euclidean distance map for network traffic characterization

Zhiyuan Tan, Aruna Jamdagni, Xiangjian He, Priyadarsi Nanda, Ren Ping Liu

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    The quality of feature has significant impact on the performance of detection techniques used for Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack. The features that fail to provide accurate characterization for network traffic records make the techniques suffer from low accuracy in detection. Although researches have been conducted and attempted to overcome this problem, there are some constraints in these works. In this paper, we propose a technique based on Euclidean Distance Map (EDM) for optimal feature extraction. The proposed technique runs analysis on original feature space (first-order statistics) and extracts the multivariate correlations between the first-order statistics. The extracted multivariate correlations, namely second-order statistics, preserve significant discriminative information for accurate characterizations of network traffic records, and these multivariate correlations can be the high-quality potential features for DoS attack detection. The effectiveness of the proposed technique is evaluated using KDD CUP 99 dataset and experimental analysis shows encouraging results.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationInformation and Communications Security
    EditorsSihan Qing, Willy Susilo, Guilin Wang, Dongmei Liu
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    Number of pages11
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011
    Event13th International Conference on Information and Communications Security, ICICS 2011 - Beijing, China
    Duration: 23 Nov 201126 Nov 2011

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743


    Conference13th International Conference on Information and Communications Security, ICICS 2011
    OtherNovember 23-26, 2011


    • SCS-Cybersecurity
    • EWI-25314
    • Multivariate Correlations
    • Denial-of-Service Attack
    • Characterization
    • IR-92853
    • Euclidean Distance Map
    • Second-order Statistics

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