Lightweight agents for intrusion detection

Guy Helmer, Johnny S K Wong, Vasant Honavar, Les Miller, Yanxin Wang

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Abstract

We have designed and implemented an intrusion detection system (IDS) prototype based on mobile agents. Our agents travel between monitored systems in a network of distributed systems, obtain information from data cleaning agents, classify and correlate information, and report the information to a user interface and database via mediators. Agent systems with lightweight agent support allow runtime addition of new capabilities to agents. We describe the design of our Multi-agent IDS and show how lightweight agent capabilities allowed us to add communication and collaboration capabilities to the mobile agents in our IDS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-122
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Systems and Software
Volume67
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 15 2003

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Intrusion detection
Mobile agents
User interfaces
Cleaning
Information systems
Communication

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Hardware and Architecture

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Helmer, Guy ; Wong, Johnny S K ; Honavar, Vasant ; Miller, Les ; Wang, Yanxin. / Lightweight agents for intrusion detection. In: Journal of Systems and Software. 2003 ; Vol. 67, No. 2. pp. 109-122.
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In: Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 67, No. 2, 15.08.2003, p. 109-122.

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