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Data Mining and Machine Learning in Cybersecurity

1st Edition

By Sumeet Dua

Auerbach Publications

256 pages

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Description

With the rapid advancement of information discovery techniques, machine learning and data mining continue to play a significant role in cybersecurity. Although several conferences, workshops, and journals focus on the fragmented research topics in this area, there has been no single interdisciplinary resource on past and current works and possible

Table of Contents

Introduction. Classical Machine-Learning Paradigms for Data Mining. Supervised Learning for Misuse/Signature Detection. Machine Learning for Anomaly Detection. Machine Learning for Hybrid Detection. Machine Learning for Scan Detection. Machine Learning for Profiling Network Traffic. Privacy-Preserving Data Mining. Emerging Challenges in Cybersecurity. Index.

About the Author

Dr. Sumeet Dua is currently an upchurch endowed associate professor and the coordinator of IT research at Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, USA. He received his PhD in computer science from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

His areas of expertise include data mining, image processing and computational decision support, pattern recognition, data warehousing, biomedical informatics, and heterogeneous distributed data integration. The National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the Air Force Office of Sponsored Research (AFOSR), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Louisiana Board of Regents (LA-BoR) have funded his research with over $2.8 million. He frequently serves as a study section member (expert panelist) for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and panelist for the National Science Foundation (NSF)/CISE Directorate. Dr. Dua has chaired several conference sessions in the area of data mining and is the program chair for the Fifth International Conference on Information Systems, Technology, and Management (ICISTM-2011). He has given more than 26 invited talks on data mining and its applications at international academic and industry arenas, has advised more than 25 graduate theses, and currently advises several graduate students in the discipline. Dr. Dua is a coinventor of two issued U.S. patents, has (co-)authored more than 50 publications and book chapters, and has authored or edited four books. Dr. Dua has received the Engineering and Science Foundation Award for Faculty Excellence (2006) and the Faculty Research Recognition Award (2007), has been recognized as a distinguished researcher (2004-2010) by the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network (NIH-sponsored), and has won the Outstanding Poster Award at the NIH/NCI caBIG-NCRI Informatics Joint Conference; Biomedical Informatics without Border

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM021030
COMPUTERS / Database Management / Data Mining
COM051240
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General