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Issue No.01 - January/February (2009 vol.7)
pp: 82-85
Phillip Porras , SRI International
This article outlines some recently emerging research in network-based malicious software detection. The author discusses differences between traditional network intrusion detection and these new techniques, and highlights a new freely available tool called BotHunter.
intrusion detection, malware, network security, attack trends
Phillip Porras, "Directions in Network-Based Security Monitoring", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.7, no. 1, pp. 82-85, January/February 2009, doi:10.1109/MSP.2009.5
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