International Journal of Computer Applications & Information Technology
With the growth of hacking and exploiting tools and invention of new ways of intrusion, Intrusion detection and prevention is becoming the major challenge in the world of network security. The increasing network traffic and data on Internet is making this task more demanding. There are various approaches being utilized in intrusion detections, but unfortunately any of the systems so far is not completely flawless. The false positive rates make it extremely hard for to analyze and react to attacks. Intrusion detection systems using data mining approaches make it possible to search patterns and rules in large amount of audit data.