Cloud DDoS Attack Detection Model with Data Fusion & Machine Learning Classifiers




Cloud Security, DDoS, Machine Learning, Data Fusion


In the current situation, digital technology is a necessary component of daily life for people. During the Covid-19 pandemic, every profit and non-profit making businesses organizations moved online, which caused an exponential rise in incursions and attacks on the digital platform. The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, which may quickly paralyse Internet-based services and applications, is one of the deadly threats to emerge. The attackers regularly update their skill tactics, which allows them to get around the current detection and protection systems. The standard detection systems are ineffective for identifying novel DDoS attacks since the volume of data generated and stored has multiplied. So, the main goal of this work is to employ data fusion applications for secure cloud services and demonstrate the detection of DDoS attacks with the applications of machine learning classifiers that can further be helpful for cloud forensic investigation process. A variety of machine learning models, including decision trees, Navies Bayes, SVM, and KNN are used to detect and classify cloud DDoS attacks. The outcomes of the experiments demonstrated that decision tree is the most feasible and better performer method to classify cloud DDoS attacks.


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How to Cite

Pattnaik LM, Swain PK, Satpathy S, Panda AN. Cloud DDoS Attack Detection Model with Data Fusion & Machine Learning Classifiers. EAI Endorsed Scal Inf Syst [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 21 [cited 2023 Dec. 10];10(6). Available from: