IJSRP, Volume 2, Issue 12, December 2012 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Manasi Gyanchandani, J.L.Rana, R.N.Yadav
Intrusion detection systems aim at detecting attacks against information systems in general. It is difficult to provide secure information systems and maintain them in a secure state for their entire lifetime. Maintenance of such information system is technically difficult as well as economically costly. With the advent of new vulnerabilities to information system new techniques for detecting these vulnerabilities have been implemented. In this paper we introduce a taxonomy of anomaly based intrusion detection systems that classifies all possible techniques. It defines families of anomaly based intrusion detection systems according to their properties along with their advantages and disadvantages. This paper also includes various examples from the past and current projects. We hope that this survey will provide a better understanding of the different directions in which research has been done on this topic.