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DDoS Attacks

Evolution, Detection, Prevention, Reaction, and Tolerance, 1st Edition

By Dhruba Kumar Bhattacharyya, Jugal Kumar Kalita

Chapman and Hall/CRC

312 pages

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DDoS Attacks: Evolution, Detection, Prevention, Reaction, and Tolerance discusses the evolution of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, how to detect a DDoS attack when one is mounted, how to prevent such attacks from taking place, and how to react when a DDoS attack is in progress, with the goal of tolerating the attack. It introduces typ

Table of Contents

Introduction. DDoS Attacks, Machine Learning, and Measures. Botnets: Trends and Challenges. DDoS Detection. DDoS Prevention. DDoS Reaction and Tolerance. Tools and Systems. Research Challenges and Recommendations.

About the Authors

Dhruba Kumar Bhattacharyya is a professor in computer science and engineering at Tezpur University, where he earned his PhD degree in cryptography and error-control coding in 1999. His research areas include network security, data mining, and bioinformatics. He has published more than 200 research articles in leading international journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Dr. Bhattacharyya has authored three technical reference books and edited eight technical volumes. Under his guidance, thirteen students have received their PhD degrees in the areas of machine learning, bioinformatics, and network security. He is on the editorial board of several international journals.

Jugal Kumar Kalita teaches computer science at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. He earned his MS and PhD degrees in computer and information science from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1988 and 1990, respectively. Prior to that, he earned an MSc from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada, in 1984, and a BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 1982. His expertise is in the areas of artificial intelligence and machine learning and the application of techniques in machine learning to network security, natural language processing, and bioinformatics.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM051230
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General
COM083000
COMPUTERS / Security / Cryptography