Protecting information systems from DDoS attack using multicore methodology
Chonka, Ashley, Zhou, Wanlei, Knapp, Keith and Xiang, Yang 2008, Protecting information systems from DDoS attack using multicore methodology, in CIT 2008 : Proceedings of IEEE 8th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, IEEE, Piscataway, N.J., pp. 270-275, doi: 10.1109/CIT.2008.Workshops.88.
Previous work, in the area of defense systems has focused on developing a firewall like structure, in order to protect applications from attacks. The major drawback for implementing security in general, is that it affects the performance of the application they are trying to protect. In fact, most developers avoid implementing security at all. With the coming of new multicore systems, we might at last be able to minimize the performance issues that security places on applications. In our bodyguard framework we propose a new kind of defense that acts alongside, not in front, of applications. This means that performance issues that effect system applications are kept to a minimum, but at the same time still provide high grade security. Our experimental results demonstrate that a ten to fifteen percent speedup in performance is possible, with the potential of greater speedup.
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