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Articles with the security tag

Probabilistic Policy Violation Detection with IPFWD

Abstract When using a firewall system like IPFW to detect threats, the system can end up doing a lot of packet processing. This can negatively impact performance-sensitive systems such as storage nodes in data centers. This paper describes a practical...

Adventures in Anonymity

There are a lot of ways to gain some anonymity on the web, of which proxies and VPNs are quite common. In particular, Squid3, SSH, Tor, and OpenVPN are great free options if you're looking to run your own service. I've used all of these while...

Internet Protocol Security (IPSec)

Table of Contents Abstract Overview Suite Authentication Header Encapsulating Security Payloads Security Associations and Parameters Internet Key Exchange Operation Modes Tunnel Transport Conclusion References Abstract This document will describe the...

Elite Proxies

Abstract In computer networks, a proxy server acts as an intermediary for requests between a client and a server. Generally, proxies serve as load reducing agents by caching frequently accessed web materials. Their access to message contents puts them...