International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications Security (IJCNCS)
For any organization, having a secured network is the primary thing to reach their business requirements. A network is said to be secured when it can sustain from attacks, which may damage the whole network. Over the last few decades, internetworking has grown tremendously and lot of importance is given to secure the network. To develop a secure network, network administrators must have a good understanding of all attacks that are caused by an intruder and their mitigation techniques. This paper explores the most fatal attacks that might cause serious downtime to an enterprise network and examines practical approaches to understand the behavior of the attacks and devise effective mitigation techniques.