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An Efficient Entropy Based Approach for the Detection of DDOS Attack


Abhilash Singh, Kausthav Pratim Kalita, Sweta Bhadra
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Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is now a big threat to the steady functioning of any network. DDoS attack is an attempt to degrade the victim resources. The legitimate users are denied of services by eating up the communicational memory and computational resources of the victim system through sheer volume of traffic. Various schemes are developed to detect DDoS attacks. One of the schemes is the Entropy based approach. In this paper we have discussed some of the research work on entropy based DDoS attack detection. We have also analysed an efficient entropy based approach to detect the DDoS attack. The experiment is carried out on NS2 simulator. The simulation result shows that the proposed approach can detect the DDoS attack efficiently.

Abhilash Singh, Kausthav Pratim Kalita, Sweta Bhadra

DDoS, Entropy, Normalized Entropy

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 4 | March-April - 2018
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2018-03-31 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
13-17 IJSRSET1738102   Technoscience Academy

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Abhilash Singh, Kausthav Pratim Kalita, Sweta Bhadra, "An Efficient Entropy Based Approach for the Detection of DDOS Attack", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp.13-17, March-April-2018.
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