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A New Intrusion Detection Benchmarking System
Richard Zuech, Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar, Naeem Seliya, Maryam M Najafabadi, Clifford Kemp

Last modified: 2015-04-07

Abstract


This paper presents a new quality network-based dataset for the purpose of intrusion detection system (IDS) evaluation, and is referred to as the IRSC (Indian River State College) dataset. Network flows and full packet capture (FPC) data are collected creating two types of datasets. The IRSC dataset represents a real-world network that gives us the advantage of collecting actual normal and attack traffic data reflecting a real-world environment. The attack portion of the traffic contains both controlled attacks (which are intentional attacks generated by our team) and uncontrolled attacks (which are real attacks on the IRSC network not created by our team). One main goal is to produce a reliable dataset with normal and attack traffic that is realistic and meets real world criteria. Another major goal is to produce a systematic process which would allow others to generate high quality IDS evaluation datasets. Our work’s main contributions are that we have both accurate labeling through the inclusion of controlled attacks, and also realistic data by including real-world attacks.

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