How (not) to Sample Network Traffic

By Martin Rehak This post has been authored by Karel Bartos and Martin Rehak The volume of the network traffic has been steadily increasing in the last years. In the same time, the delivery of critical services from cloud data centers has increased not only the volume of traffic, but also the complexity of transactions. High volumes of network traffic allow the attackers to effectively hide their presence in the background. Moreover, attackers can shift or deceive the internal models of detection systems by creating large bursts []

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