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Active and Passive Network Monitoring

Active and Passive Network Monitoring Active monitoring entails injecting test traffic onto a network and monitoring the flow of that traffic. Passive monitoring is more an observational study. Instead of injecting artificial traffic into a network, passive monitoring entails monitoring traffic that is already on the network (Sullivan, 2013). One popular passive monitoring tool is Wireshark. Wireshark technically… Read More »

Database Transaction Security and the “Halloween Problem.”

Database Transactional Based Fraud, Transaction Security, and the “Halloween Problem.” Many database attacks are directed at external interfaces and intended to cause delays in accessing or using data which includes malicious transactions. The main concern with malicious transactions is danger to data integrity and availability.  Currently, there is no practical mechanism that identifies attackers executing malicious transactions.  Ayushi,… Read More »