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DOS Attack Reduction by using Web Service Filter

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 105 - Number 14
Year of Publication: 2014
Sonali Utsai
Ram B. Joshi

Sonali Utsai and Ram B Joshi. Article: DOS Attack Reduction by using Web Service Filter. International Journal of Computer Applications 105(14):4-9, November 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Sonali Utsai and Ram B. Joshi},
	title = {Article: DOS Attack Reduction by using Web Service Filter},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {105},
	number = {14},
	pages = {4-9},
	month = {November},
	note = {Full text available}


As Application Denial of Service attacks have rapidly become a commonplace threat for doing business on the Internet - more proof that Web application security is more critical now than ever. Denial of Service attacks can result in significant loss of service, money and reputation for organizations. The paper is proposed to build application layer filters to provide real time detection and mitigation of Daniel of service attack. Web Service filters helps protecting Web Service application and service disruption by removing application level DoS attacks. This can defend critical Web Service resource from attack while relying sophisticated filtering technologies to allow legitimate traffic to continue to flow. We compared the couple of filter designs and how they address the specific Web Service attack types. We briefly discuss the different common DoS attacks, risk associated with them and detail of Web Service filters benefits to the Web Service. Also, we carried out design, implementation and deployment details on a one of commonly used application server.


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