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ADMIT- A Five Dimensional Approach towards Standardization of Network and Computer Attack Taxonomies

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 100 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2014
Chanchala Joshi
Umesh Kumar Singh

Chanchala Joshi and Umesh Kumar Singh. Article: ADMIT- A Five Dimensional Approach towards Standardization of Network and Computer Attack Taxonomies. International Journal of Computer Applications 100(5):30-36, August 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Chanchala Joshi and Umesh Kumar Singh},
	title = {Article: ADMIT- A Five Dimensional Approach towards Standardization of Network and Computer Attack Taxonomies},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {100},
	number = {5},
	pages = {30-36},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper proposed a five dimensional taxonomy ADMIT which captures five major classifiers to characterize the nature of attacks. These are classification by attack vector, classification by defense, classification by method, classification by impact and classification by attack target. The classification structure of proposed taxonomy described the nature of attacks thoroughly. The administrator can use the proposed taxonomy to locate strategies that are appropriate for securing their system against vulnerabilities that can be exploited. Use of ADMIT taxonomy in network defense strategies can improve the overall level of security.


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