Scalable Honeynet Based on Artificial Intelligence Utilizing Cloud Computing

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Nogol Memari
Published Date:
January 05, 2014
Volume 4, Issue 1
27 - 34

artificial intelligence, internet security, cloud computing, scalability, honeynet, honeypot
Nogol Memari, "Scalable Honeynet Based on Artificial Intelligence Utilizing Cloud Computing". International Journal of Research in Computer Science, 4 (1): pp. 27-34, January 2014. doi:10.7815/ijorcs.41.2014.078 Other Formats


The Honeynet is not a single system but a network sits behind a firewall where all inbound and outbound data is contained, captured and controlled. The Honeynet has two main components, data control and data capture. Data control is the way of filtering and allowing data flow and data capturing is collecting information for analyzing later on. The analysis is using the information which is collected and stored in Honeynet. The presence of high traffic makes it very difficult for human supervisors to monitor the status of the system 24/7, whereas by using an AI this task can be simplified. AI can monitor and analyze the hacker’s activities, tools, IP addresses and adjust the Honeynet accordingly. Combination of Honeynet with AI based scaling and monitoring can indeed be very useful, both in terms of security and hardware resources.

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