JIS  Vol.5 No.2 , April 2014
False Positive Responses Optimization for Intrusion Detection System

In Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), the operation costs represent one of the big challenges for researchers. They are apart from the IDS cost acquisition and they comprise the costs of maintenance, administration, response, running and errors reactions costs. In the present paper, we focus on the missed reactions which include False Positive (FP) and False Negative (FN) reactions. For that a new optimization cost model is proposed for IDS. This optimization proposes a minimal interval where the IDSs work optimally. In simulation, we found this interval as a trade-off between the damage costs and the FP.

Cite this paper: Baayer, J. , Regragui, B. and Baayer, A. (2014) False Positive Responses Optimization for Intrusion Detection System. Journal of Information Security, 5, 19-36. doi: 10.4236/jis.2014.52003.

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