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Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Toward Scalable Denial of Service Attack Prevention

Kihong Park

Kihong Park - CERIAS

Oct 03, 2001

Abstract

In this talk, I will discuss recent advances in protecting the global Internet against spoofed distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The new approach is based on distributed route-based packet filtering, a technique that allows networking techniques -- as opposed to crytographic techniques -- to be used to provide a form of authentication on the Internet. I will show that distributed route-based packet filtering is scalable, imparting both proactive and reactive protection, as well as being incrementally deployable.

About the Speaker

Kihong Park is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Network Systems Lab at Purdue University. Prof. Park received his B.A. from Seoul National University and his Ph.D. in computer science from Boston University (1996). His three principal research projects involve scalable QoS provisioning in IP internets, self-similar and multimedia traffic control, and fault-tolerance and network security. His research is supported by grants from both government and industry, including NSF, DARPA, and CERIAS. Dr. Park was a Presidential University Fellow at Boston University, is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, is a Fellow-at-Large of the Santa Fe Institute, and is a member of ACM, AMS, and IEEE. He serves on the editorial boards of IEEE Communications Letters and Computer Networks.


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