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A generalized intrusion detection & prevention mechanism for securing MANETs

Nadeem, A and Howarth, MP (2009) A generalized intrusion detection & prevention mechanism for securing MANETs In: International Conference on ltra Modern Telecommunications & Workshops, 2009. ICUMT '09., 2009-10-12 - ?, St. Petersburg.

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Abstract

Most of the research in securing mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) has focused on proposals which detect and prevent a specific kind of attack such as sleep deprivation, black hole, grey hole and rushing attacks. In this paper we broaden our previously developed algorithm AIDP and propose a generalized intrusion detection and prevention mechanism. We use a combination of anomaly-based and knowledge-based intrusion detection. This approach not only secures the MANET from a wide variety of routing attacks but also has the capability to detect new unforeseen attacks. Simulation results of a case study show that our proposed mechanism can successfully detect a variety of attacks, including multiple simultaneous different attacks, and identify and isolate the intruders with an affordable network overhead.

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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2011 11:33
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:57
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/59957

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