Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science


Author’s Name : G Yuvaraj | S John paulunnamed

Volume 03 Issue 11 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 19-21

Abstract – A network covert channel is a mechanism that can be used to leak information across a network in violation of a security policy and in a manner that can be difficult to detect. Detecting and preventing covert channels is particularly important for multilevel security systems in which processes working with classified information may leak information to processes with a lower classification level via the use of shared resources.A lot of generic mechanism that can be used to detect a large variety of covert channels. However, those mechanisms have more limitation like speed of detection, detection accuracy etc. In this project, a novel machine learning approach called Support Vector Machine and Hyperbolic Hopfield Neural Network is used to classify the covert channels data packets. The proposed approach is categorized into two phases such as Support Vector Machine Training and Convert Channel prediction. Finally, we shown the proposed method is an effective approach to detect the covert channels from the shared network resources.  

Keywords— Covert Channels; Detection; Machine Learning; Traffic Fingerprints


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