CS4558 Network Traffic Analysis

Explores fundamentals of packet-switched network traffic analysis at the network layer and above as applied to problems in traffic engineering, economics, security, etc. Explores the design and integration of analytic tools and techniques into the fabric of the network including: spatial and temporal anomaly detection, origin-destination matrix estimation, application mix determination, deep-packet inspection, fingerprinting, intrusion detection and insider threat mitigation. Finally, the course covers active defense and offensive methods reliant on traffic analysis.

Prerequisite

CS3502 and CS4550 or equivalent

Lecture Hours

3

Lab Hours

2

Quarter Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring