Exploring the concept of scope to provide better security for internet services.

Aiash, Mahdi and Mapp, Glenford E. and Lasebae, Aboubaker and Phan, Raphael (2011) Exploring the concept of scope to provide better security for internet services. In: First Global Conference on Communication, Science and Engineering (CCSIE 2011), 25 - 27 July 2011, Middlesex University.

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The Internet was originally designed to support universal reachability by allowing any host to communicate with any end server over the globe. Unfortunately, this feature has been abused by attackers to overload the servers with malicious traffic. In order to deal with this situation, many mechanisms such as Firewalls and Access Lists have been introduced to restrict servers’ accessibility only to legitimate users. This paper discusses some of these mechanisms, highlights their pros and cons and then proposes a new mechanism that attempts to limit a server’s reachability based on its operational scope.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
ID Code:8120
Permissions granted by publisher:Author's copy. The conference proceedings will be published as a co-edited book with an ISBN number of 9780955625459 by Oxford Brookes University, UK.
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Deposited On:13 Sep 2011 05:53
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