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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Design Space Exploration of Many-Core NoCs Based on Queueing-Theoretic Models

    The design of many-core System-on-Chips (SoCs) confronts the developer with a more and more challenging task. Modern embedded applications have a continuously increasing requirement for highly parallelized and flexible heterogeneous processor structures. The interconnection problem becomes a crucial design decision with a growing number of parallel cores. Today, these decisions...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Security Considerations for Multicast Communication in Power Systems

    Information security is gaining increasingly more importance for real-time automation networks. Multicast communication is used widely especially on field and process level to cope with performance requirements and to ease the handling of communication peers as the destinations need not to be known by the sender. A security design must...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    A Diversified Set of Security Features for XMPP Communication Systems Useful in Cloud Computing Federation

    Now-a-days, in the panorama of cloud computing, finding a right compromise between interactivity and security is not trivial at all. Currently, most of cloud providers base their communication systems on the web service technology. The problem is that both cloud architectures and services have started as simple but they are...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Multi-Version Databases on Flash: Append Storage and Access Paths

    New storage technologies, such as flash and non-volatile memories, with fundamentally different properties are appearing. Leveraging their performance and endurance requires a redesign of existing architecture and algorithms in modern high performance databases. Multi-Version Concurrency Control (MVCC) approaches in database systems, maintain multiple time-stamped versions of a tuple. Once a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Easy Development of Web Applications using WebODRA2 and a Dedicated IDE

    The modern web requires new ways for creating applications. The authors present their approach combining a web framework with a modern object-oriented database and a dedicated Integrated Development Environment (IDE). It makes it easier to develop web applications by rising the level of abstraction. In contrast to many existing solutions,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Towards a Framework for Designing Secure Mobile Enterprise Applications

    Mobile devices like Smartphone's and tablets are not only designed for private use, but also for business use as well. Mobile solutions, such as mobile enterprise resource planning and mobile business intelligence, are now-a-days becoming more common. However, without strong consideration of security, especially in mobile devices, these solutions would...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Integrated Technologies for Communication Security on Mobile Devices

    In this paper, the authors presented design decisions taken during the construction of a framework for cryptographically secure communication on Android devices. The early prototypes still have many challenges to be overtaken, as follows. The use of cryptosystems for short signatures, elliptic curve cryptography and pairings-based cryptography are some of...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    A Privacy-Enhanced User-Centric Identity and Access Management Based on Notary

    Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems aim to control of users' attributes for authentication, authorization and accountability processes. Public Key Certificates (PKCs), like the X.509 standard, use asymmetric key pairs to support digital signatures, authentication processes and to increase the trust in the communication. Nevertheless, the PKC does not concern...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Towards a Smart City Security Model

    Even though concepts related to smart cities are well established and spread, those concepts are still very thin when related to Information Security. This paper will present some studies on smart cities, and will show that those studies are based on three macro concepts, system interoperability, applications and frameworks/platforms. Solutions...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Kongdroid: A Proposal for a Cloud Service for Stress Testing on Android Applications

    In this paper, the authors propose a new and scalable service for stress testing on Android applications. This tool is available through cloud computing resources to support developers in their applications validation, aiming robustness, stability and compatibility, in different devices before commercial deployment. The solution focuses on the generation of...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Commercialized Practical Network Service Applications From the Integration of Network Distribution and High-Speed Cipher Technologies in Cloud Environments

    In this paper, the authors present the evaluation results of the commercialization of High Security Disaster Recovery Technology (HS-DRT) that uses network distribution and high-speed strong cipher technologies to realize efficient and secure network services. They have commercialized a disaster recovery system and evaluated the performance of the distributed engines...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Pricing the Cloud: An Adaptive Brokerage for Cloud Computing

    Using a multi-agent social simulation model to predict the behavior of cloud computing markets, Rogers & Cliff (R&C) demonstrated the existence of a profitable cloud brokerage capable of benefitting cloud providers and cloud consumers alike. Functionally similar to financial market brokers, the cloud broker matches provider supply with consumer demand....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Novel Models and Architectures for Distributed Semantic Data Management

    Semantic data management refers to a range of techniques for the manipulation and usage of data based on its meaning and its rapid growth gives rise to the problems of building novel models and architectures for its distributed management allowing efficient query processing and reasoning. The first part of the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Key Performance Indicators for Cloud Computing SLAs

    Reducing IT costs by using cloud computing is tempting for many companies. As cloud rapidly is gaining momentum as alternative mean of providing IT resources, the need for regulated service qualities increases. To attract companies to outsource their services to clouds, providers need to offer service level objectives specified in...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Exploiting Wiktionary for Lightweight Part-of-Speech Tagging for Machine Learning Tasks

    Part-of-speech (PoS) tagging is a crucial part in many natural language machine learning tasks. Current state-of-the-art PoS taggers exhibit excellent qualitative performance, but also contribute heavily to the total runtime of text preprocessing and feature generation, which makes feature engineering a time-consuming task. The authors propose a lightweight dictionary and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Data Checking Engine: Monitoring Data Quality

    In the context of data warehousing and business intelligence, data quality is of utmost importance. However, many mid-size Data WareHouse (DWH) projects do not implement a proper data quality process due to huge up-front investments. However, assessing and monitoring data quality is necessary to establish confidence in the DWH data....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Discovering and Linking Financial Data on the Web

    The constant publishing of large volumes of financial information by various business sector organizations through its financial statements is a fact that must be exploited by using semantic technologies. This paper describes the use of Linked Data to generate a financial dataset that is part of the ongoing work of...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Exploring the Tradeoffs of Configurability and Heterogeneity in Multicore Embedded Systems

    Embedded systems, such as Smartphone's, have become ubiquitous due to the versatility of these devices for various applications, which have varying application resource requirements. Due to these variances, system resources should be specialized to the executing applications' resource requirements in order to adhere to design/optimization goals. In multicore systems, core...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Policy-Aware Provisioning of Cloud Applications

    The automated provisioning of complex composite cloud applications is a major issue and of vital importance in cloud computing. It is key to enable cloud properties such as pay-as-you-go pricing, on-demand self-service, and elasticity. The functional aspects of provisioning such as instantiating virtual machines or installing software components are covered...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Fighting Spam by Breaking the Economy of Advertising by Unsolicited Emails

    Unsolicited email (spam) is still a problem for users of the email service. Even though current email anti-spam solutions filter most spam emails, some still are delivered to the inbox of users. A special class of spam emails advertises websites, e.g., online dating sites or online pharmacies. The success rate...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Risk-Based Dynamic Access Control for a Highly Scalable Cloud Federation

    Cloud computing is already a successful paradigm for distributed computing and is still growing in popularity. However, many problems still linger in the application of this model and some new ideas are emerging to help leverage its features even further. One of these ideas is the cloud federation, which is...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    XMPP Distributed Topology as a Potential Solution for Fog Computing

    Fog computing is potentially harmful towards existing cloud computing systems as well as big data structures. Lack of privacy and potentially unauthorized content distribution are some of many issues to solve. As a possible solution, the authors propose in the following paper the definition of a new network topology as...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Advanced Metering and Data Access Infrastructures in Smart Grid Environments

    For securing the provision with electric energy in smart grids, the ascertainment of energy consumption and production is inevitable in order to be able to apply appropriate control algorithms. As energy management is a highly distributed task, a data network has to exist in parallel to the power network for...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Challenges in Securing Wireless Sensor Networks

    Wireless sensor networks are highly prone to faults and errors due to their restrictive capabilities and limited resources. In this paper, some of the challenges facing the wireless sensor networks such as security, routing, computing capability, and battery power, will be discussed. The authors will focus on both security and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Cloning Attack Vulnerability in WSN Key Management Schemes

    The majority of existing key management schemes in wireless sensors networks suffer from the physically compromised of nodes. This vulnerability allows an adversary to reproduce clones from a compromised node and to inject them into several locations on the network to conduct other types of attacks. Moreover, the joining of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Proposed Middleware for Sensor Networks in Cyber-Physical System Environments

    This paper describes the modeling proposal of a middleware for sensor networks in Cyber-Physical (CP) environments adopting the reuse of Designs Patterns, which must favor the coupling in the underlying layers of the middleware and facilitate the communication between components in the upper layers. The authors' main goal is to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Estimation of Performance and Availability of Cloud Application Servers Through External Clients

    This paper investigates two aspects of the QoS offered by some cloud providers on the Internet, the availability and the dedicated capacity in terms of how well a user process is isolated from other users of the same application server instance. By using standard components and software utilities, a small...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Robustness of Security-Oriented Binary Codes Under Non-Uniform Distribution of Codewords

    Robust and partially robust codes are used in cryptographic devices for detecting active side channel attacks on the hardware. The codes are usually designed for uniformly distributed code-words. In practice, however, there are code-words that are much more likely to appear than others. This paper addresses the question of how...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    A Topology Visualization Early Warning Distribution Algorithm for Large-Scale Network Security Incidents

    It is of great significance to research the early warning system for large-scale network security incidents. It can improve the network system's emergency response capabilities, alleviate the cyber attacks' damage, and strengthen the system's counterattack ability. A comprehensive early warning system is presented in this paper, which combines active measurement...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Protecting the Communication Structure in Sensor Networks

    In the near future wireless sensor networks will be employed in a wide variety of applications establishing ubiquitous networks that will pervade society. The inherent vulnerability of these massively deployed networks to a multitude of threats, including physical tampering with nodes exacerbates concerns about privacy and security. For example, Denial...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    A New Bio-Crypto System Approach to Enhance Security of 4G Mobile Networks

    In this paper, the authors examine the vulnerable security elements that MAC management messages in WiMAX initial network entry faces. The paper proposes an innovative hybrid approach to resolve such vulnerability problem and establish secret communication channels via insecure domains. The proposed protocol is based on bio-crypto systems and to...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    HMAC-Based RFID Authentication Protocol with Minimal Retrieval at Server

    In this paper, the authors propose a HMAC-based RFID mutual authentication protocol to improve performance at the back-end server. In existing hash-based protocols, the tag ID is a secret value for privacy, so the back-end server computes a lot of hash operations or modular operations to retrieve the tag ID....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Simulation of a Security Function Based on Vehicle-to-X Communication and Automotive Lighting

    Crime and feeling of security are pervasive occurrences and can be influenced by lighting conditions. However, lighting improvements are generally concentrated on street lighting. Meanwhile, a vast variety of new technologies, including innovative lighting systems and connected mobility, are entering into the automotive field. Hence, opportunities are not limited only...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    A Time-series Clustering Approach for Sybil Attack Detection in Vehicular Ad hoc Networks

    Sybil attack is a security threat wherein an attacker creates and uses multiple counterfeit identities risking trust and functionality of a peer-to-peer system. Sybil attack in vehicular ad hoc networks is an emergent threat to the services and security of the system. In the highly dynamic environment of vehicular ad...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Experiments in Collaborative Cloud-Based Distance Learning

    Mobile devices have revolutionary changed the process of multimedia consumption in distance learning systems and provide flexible user-oriented experience. M-learning systems typically include different kinds of multimedia resources helping learners to be more interactive and interested in collaboration. The proposed multi-tenancy group collaboration within the cloud-based learning platform (as a...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    The Impact of Requirements on Software Quality Across Three Product Generations

    The authors presented data demonstrating the impact that a well-written and well-reviewed set of requirements had on software defects and other quality indicators between two generations of an Intel product. Quality indicators for the second software product all improved dramatically even with the increased complexity of the newer product. This...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Maximizing Utilization in Private IaaS Clouds with Heterogenous Load Through Time Series Forecasting

    In this paper, the authors present ongoing work on creating a computing system that can run two types of workloads on a private cloud computing cluster, namely web servers and batch computing jobs, in a way that would maximize utilization of the computing infrastructure. To this end, a queue engine...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Detecting Pedestrian Flows on a Mobile Ad Hoc Network and Issues with Trends and Feasible Applications

    Due to the rapid development of mobile and ad hoc communication technology, research on extracting social contexts including the movement and density of pedestrians has also emerged in recent years. This paper explores methods to extract pedestrian flows in a distributive manner from Bluetooth detection logs. Bluetooth devices are widely...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Application of the Simulation Attack on Entanglement Swapping Based QKD and QSS Protocols

    The authors discuss the security of quantum key distribution protocols based on entanglement swapping against collective attacks. Therefore, they apply a generic version of a collective attack strategy on the most general entanglement swapping scenario used for key distribution. Further, they focus on basis transformations, which are the most common...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    OSGiLarva: A Monitoring Framework Supporting OSGi's Dynamicity

    Service-oriented architecture is an approach where software systems are designed in terms of a composition of services. OSGi is a service-oriented framework dedicated to 24/7 Java systems. In this service-oriented programming approach, software is composed of services that may dynamically appear or disappear. In such a case, classical monitoring approaches...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Performance Analysis of a Priority Queue With Session-Based Arrivals and Its Application to e-Commerce Web Servers

    In this paper, the authors analyze a discrete-time priority queue with a session-based arrival process. They consider an infinitely large user population, where each user can start and end sessions. Sessions belong to one of two classes and generate a variable number of fixed-length packets which arrive to the queue...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    RedNoCs: A Runtime Configurable Solution for Cluster-Based and Multi-Objective System Management in Networks-on-Chip

    Runtime-based monitoring and adaptation are indispensable system management tasks for efficient operation of complex heterogeneous Multi-Processor-System-on-Chip (MPSoC) under dynamic workloads. Thereby, runtime-adaptive mechanisms like application mapping, adaptive routing or thermal management will have their own parameter, requirements and information flows. The main contribution of this paper is the evaluation of...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Practical Performance Measurements and Analysis of IEEE 802.16 Networks

    IEEE 802.16 standard defines the wireless broadband technology called WiMAX. When compared to other wireless technologies, it introduces many interesting advantages at PHYsical (PHY) and media access control (MAC) layers. The WiMAX technology based on air interface standard 802.16 wireless Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) is configured in the same way...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Performance Evaluation for DSRC Vehicular Safety Communication: A Semi-Markov Process Approach

    In this paper, an analytic model is proposed for the performance evaluation of vehicular safety related services in the Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) system on highways. The generation and service of safety messages in each vehicle is modeled by an M/G/1 queue. A Semi-Markov Process (SMP) model is developed...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    A Resource Management Strategy to Support VoIP Across Ad Hoc IEEE 802.11 Networks

    This paper describes the concept of the resource management strategy in ad hoc networks for rescue operations. The presented strategy is a result of the new outlook on the IEEE 802.11 networks capabilities and performance enhancement. The proposed solution is dedicated to real time services support and is based on...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    QoS Signaling for Service Delivery in NGN/NGS Context

    The evolution of next generation network raises the issue of exploiting customizable services for a nomadic user within the environment of heterogeneity and mobility. In this paper, the E2E QoS (Quality of Service) always remains as a challenge. In fact, the E2E supposes that apart the network resource, the service...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Vulnerability of MRD-Code-Based Universal Secure Error-Correcting Network Codes Under Time-Varying Jamming Links

    In order to provide reliable and secure communication against eavesdroppers and jammers over networks, Universal Secure Error-Correcting Network Codes (USECNC) based on Maximum-Rank-Distance (MRD) codes have been introduced. This code can be applied to any underlying network codes. However, Shioji et al. introduced a reasonable network model against the code....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    A Robust Periodogram-Based IFO Estimation Scheme for OFDM-Based Wireless Systems

    In this paper, the authors propose a new periodogram-based Integer Frequency Offset (IFO) estimation scheme robust to the Fractional Frequency Offset (FFO) variation. The authors first observe the reason why the conventional IFO estimation scheme in this paper, which is sensitive to the variation of the FFO, and then, propose...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Testing Triple Play Services Over Open Source IMS Solution for Various Radio Access Networks

    Nowadays, with the development of next generation networks, new standards for voice and video services have been introduced, and VoIP (Voice over IP) has become a very popular protocol. It leads to the convergence of networks which provide voice and data transfer services with enhanced and improved applications for customers....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Novel Load Balancing Scheduling Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks

    In this paper, optimal scheduling mechanisms are developed for packet forwarding in wireless sensor networks, where clusterheads are gathering information. The objective is to monitor real-life processes for a given time interval and forward packets with minimum loss probabilities to the base station. In order to achieve this objective the...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    The Impact of Control Information Prioritization on QoS Performance Metrics

    Real-time protocols such as Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) and its companion protocol Real-time Transport Control Protocol (RTCP) are the solution for customers who have progressively come to desire real-time services. The characteristics of RTP and RTCP packets differ since they carry different content types, i.e., real-time data and control data,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Quality of Services Assurance for Multimedia Flows Based on Content-Aware Networking

    This paper proposes a new architectural solution to support Quality of Services (QoS) for real time media flows in a multi-domain system based on new concepts as Content-Aware Networks (CAN) and Network Aware Application (NAA). The system described, based on coupling between network and applications is focused, but not limited...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    QoS for Wireless Mesh: MAC Layer Enhancements

    Wireless mesh networks present MAC design challenges beyond those of WLANs. Abundant hidden nodes increase the number of collisions. This, combined with the correlated access needed when forwarding a multi-hop flow, degrades QoS. MAC enhancements for meshes are presented in this paper that reduce latency for mesh traffic while promoting...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Interactive Internet Television for Mobile Devices and Large-Scale Areas

    In coming years it is supposed that importance of the Internet television technology will grow and also number of households and subscribers paying for this service will be increasing. It is also supposed that this technology will enable new kind of services, where one of them is an interaction of...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Customer Security Concerns in Cloud Computing

    There is no consensus about what exactly cloud computing is, but some characteristics are clearly repeated. It is a new distributed computing and business paradigm. It provides computing power, software and storage and even a distributed data center infrastructure on demand. In this paper, the authors investigated what are the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Target Tracking in Marine Wireless Sensor Networks

    It is evident that wireless sensor networking has a secure place in the future of communication systems. The potential and promise of such networks cannot be underestimated. A major advantage is the wide array of configurations and working environments that allow a wealth of applications. In the last few years,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Behind-the-Scenes of IEEE 802.11a Based Multi-Radio Mesh Networks: A Measurement Driven Evaluation of Inter-Channel Interference

    To successfully develop IEEE 802.11a based wireless mesh network solutions that can achieve the reliability and capacities required to offer high quality triple play services, the use of multiple radios in each mesh node is essential. Unfortunately, the co-location of multiple antennas in a single device leads to a number...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    A Survey of Modeling Techniques for Wireless Sensor Networks

    Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) monitor environment phenomena and in some cases react in response to the observed phenomena. The distributed nature of WSNs and the interaction between software and hardware components makes it difficult to correctly design and develop WSN systems. One solution to the WSN design challenges is system...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Narrowband Interference Suppression for MIMO MB-OFDM UWB Communication Systems

    UltraWideBand (UWB) systems show excellent potential benefits when used in the design of high-speed digital wireless home networks. The constantly-increasing demand for higher data transmission rates can be satisfied by exploiting both multipath- and spatial-diversity, using Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) together with proper modulation and coding techniques. Unlike conventional MIMO OFDM...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Scalable and Robust Wireless JPEG 2000 Images and Video Transmission With Adaptive Bandwidth Estimation

    This paper presents a scalable and dynamic scheme for robust JPEG 2000 images/video transmission over wireless channels. The proposed system relies on an adaptive bandwidth estimation tool to select the suitable JPEG 2000 streams, layers and resolution. A Wireless JPEG 2000 (JPWL) compliant Forward Error Correction (FEC) scheme is introduced....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Development of Ontology Based Framework for Information Security Standards

    E-Business Management and associated risk mitigation of organizational resources have become a major challenge for the organizations in light of increasingly global and integrated digital economies. The authors' focused on information security in e-Business management. They consider, in particular, the domain of banking. The banking sector, being highly regulated, poses...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    A Formal Methodology for Procedural Security Assessment

    Formal analysis techniques can deliver important support during ICT-based innovation (or redesign) efforts in e-government services. This paper discusses a formal methodology for assessing the procedural security of an organization. The authors do so by explicitly reasoning on critical information flow named assets flows. With this it is possible to...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Intrusion Detection System for Wide Automation Network Based on the Ethernet Compatible Communication Protocols

    In this paper, the authors focus on the description of importance, design, and implementation of the Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) for a new automation system based on the Ethernet communication protocol. Newly developed and designed automation networks for complex factory control are composed from several types of automation communication links...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Generic Data Format Approach for Generation of Security Test Data

    Security testing is an important and at the same time also expensive task for developing robust and secure systems. Test automation can reduce costs of security tests and increase test coverage and, therefore, increase the number of detected security issues during development. A common data format as the basis for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    A Validation Model of Data Input for Web Services

    Web services inherited many well-known security problems of web applications and brought new ones. Major data breaches today are consequences of bad input validation at the application level. This paper presents a way to implement an input validation model for web services which can be used to prevent cross-site scripting...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    A QoS Monitoring Framework for Composite Web Services in the Cloud

    Due to the dynamic nature of the cloud, continuous monitoring of QoS requirements is necessary to manage the cloud computing environment and enforce service level agreements. In this paper, the authors propose a QoS monitoring framework for composite web services implemented using the BPEL process and deployed in the cloud...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    TeStID: A High Performance Temporal Intrusion Detection System

    Network intrusion detection systems are faced with the challenge of keeping pace with the increasingly high volume network environments. Also, the increase in the number of attacks and their complexities increase the processing and the other resources required to run intrusion detection systems. In this paper, a novel intrusion detection...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    WebODRA - A Web Framework for the Object-Oriented DBMS ODRA

    The modern web requires new ways for creating applications. The authors present their approach combining a web framework with a modern object-oriented database. It makes it easier to develop web applications by raising the level of abstraction. In contrast to many existing solutions, where the business logic is developed in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Semantic Model to Characterize Pricing and Negotiation Schemes of Cloud Resources

    Cloud computing technology has reached a good level of maturity. The market of cloud resources is still dominated by proprietary solutions for what concerns resource delivering, pricing models and service level agreement. The research community is working hard to define specifications that try to standardize most of these aspects. When...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    BPMN Requirements Specification as Narrative

    The first two phases of the software development process include a requirements analysis stage that demands conceptualization of a \"Real world domain\" and the design stage of the software product. UML-based diagrams are typically used to model systems and make them readable. In this paper, the authors view conceptualization of...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Biometric Security Systems for Mobile Devices Based on Fingerprint Recognition Algorithm

    In this paper, the authors propose a selective attention algorithm which increases the reliability of biometrics security system based on fingerprint recognition. They compare the existing fingerprint recognition algorithms and test their own algorithm on fingerprints database which changes in the structure as a result of physical damage. They propose...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Wireless Database Searching Scheme Using GSM Modems

    With the development of mobile communication technologies and the popularity of relating devices, GSM network based intelligent systems are being used more and more widely. Most of existing intelligent systems have been built on mobile platforms, but these systems don't provide any facility that can save the people energy. Again,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Oracle NoSQL Database - Scalable, Transactional Key-Value Store

    Oracle NoSQL Database is a highly scalable, highly available key-value database, designed to address the low latency data access needs of the \"Big data\" space. Among its unique features, Oracle NoSQL Database provides major and minor keys, flexible durability and consistency policies, and integration with both MapReduce infrastructure and conventional...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Intrusion Detection with Symbolic Model Verifier

    The intrusion field was introduced by the researcher. It was defined as an attempt or a threat to be the potential possibility of a deliberate unauthorized attempt to access information, manipulate information, or render a system unreliable or unusable. Many intrusions came from internal users. This behavior can cause damage...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Nontechnical SPAM Detection Paradigm in Unified Communications Systems

    The recognition and filtering out of unwanted messages in technical communications media presents an ever more difficult challenge. The best-known of these problems is with ubiquitous e-mail. Most email sent is unwanted spams. In order to protect the recipient the most diverse applications must be used. Longer observations have shown...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    The Impact of Corporate Culture in Security Policies - A Methodologya

    Despite security policies, standards, awareness strategies and tools currently in place, employees are still being involved in risky a behavior that jeopardizes businesses. Meanwhile, although security policies are the cornerstone of well-designed security strategies, recent studies have demonstrated poor adherence or even negligence in accordance with the rules security policies...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    A Performance Analysis of Snort and Suricata Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engines

    Recently, there has been shift to multi-core processors and consequently multithreaded application design. Multithreaded Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (NIDPS) are now being considered. Suricata is a multithreaded open source NIDPS, being developed via the Open Information Security Forum (OISF). It is increasing in popularity, as it free to...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Signature Generation Based on Executable Parts in Suspicious Packets

    Generally, attackers obtain the control authority of a remote host through the exploit/worm codes with some executable parts. The majority of the codes are still made of the codes which can be executed directly by CPU of the remote host without some decryptions. The authors focused on the fact that...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Identifying Potentially Useful Email Header Features for Email Spam Filtering

    Email spam continues to be a major problem in the Internet. With the spread of malware combined with the power of botnets, spammers are now able to launch large scale spam campaigns causing major traffic increase and leading to enormous economical loss. In this paper, the authors identify potentially useful...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    A Data Centric Security Cycle Model for Data Loss Prevention of Custodial Data and Company Intellectual Property

    Review of data breach trends in the last five years reveal that data at rest, in use, and in motion, inside and over the extended network, is being increasingly affected. While organizations primarily focus on protecting sensitive customer financial information, the protection of custodial data and company secrets has been...

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