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RETRACTED ARTICLE: Bayesian trust analysis of flooding attacks in distributed software defined networking nodes

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As the networking infrastructure is becoming complex, there is a parallel increase in the networking scenario to become more vulnerable to various types of sophisticated malicious attacks. This leads to the data and information loss. The most feasible way to reduce the vulnerable and malicious attacks is by evaluating trust of the interacting agents in a network. The primary objective of this paper is to analyze the flooding attacks caused due to the communication protocols like TCP and UDP in software defined spine leaf topology. The trust analysis is done using Bayesian networks for a reliable communication network. The probability and the causal effect of the denial of service in the proposed distributed networking scenario are reasoned out. The trust analysis will help to increase the confidence over a dedicated communication at the time of malicious attack over the distributed network. This analysis will enable the software defined control plane to make a crucial and needed decision over its communication with other nodes during compromised security attack through communication protocols.

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We, the authors gratefully acknowledge the motivation and support offered by the SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur Campus and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering to carry out this piece of research work. Our special thanks to Dr. Raj Gururajan for his motivating suggestions and ideas offered for improvising the research objective during the review interactions.

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Moorthy, V., Venkataraman, R. & Gururajan, R. RETRACTED ARTICLE: Bayesian trust analysis of flooding attacks in distributed software defined networking nodes. J Ambient Intell Human Comput 12, 7489–7498 (2021).

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  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Communication
  • Software defined networks
  • Flooding attacks
  • Trust analysis