Monthly Archives: June 2011

Stats Tip #1: Plot The Data!

I’ve recently seen a paper, published at a peer-reviewed conference, where the authors argue that some inter-arrival times were exponentially distributed and that the number of events per unit time were poisson distributed. They did some statistical tests and concluded … Continue reading

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Enabling Cooperative Network Security with MPC

In my last articles, I argued that next-generation Internet security requires collaboration and that privacy concerns are the main road block for such cooperative solutions. I’ve also discussed network trace anonymization as a potential solution to the privacy issues with … Continue reading

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Setbacks on the Road to Collaborative Network Security

In my last article, I discussed why collaboration among networks is essential for monitoring the Internet and maintaining its security in the future. Unfortunately, such collaboration is very difficult in practice due to privacy concerns.

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Why Next-Generation Internet Security Requires Collaboration

In the fable “The Blind Men and the Elephant” by the American poet John Godfrey Saxe, six blind men from Indostan heard of a thing called “an elephant” but did not know what it was. To satisfy their minds, they … Continue reading

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