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3 February 2014 VAFLE: visual analytics of firewall log events
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Proceedings Volume 9017, Visualization and Data Analysis 2014; 901704 (2014)
Event: IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, 2014, San Francisco, California, United States
In this work, we present VAFLE, an interactive network security visualization prototype for the analysis of firewall log events. Keeping it simple yet effective for analysts, we provide multiple coordinated interactive visualizations augmented with clustering capabilities customized to support anomaly detection and cyber situation awareness. We evaluate the usefulness of the prototype in a use case with network traffic datasets from previous VAST Challenges, illustrating its effectiveness at promoting fast and well-informed decisions. We explain how a security analyst may spot suspicious traffic using VAFLE. We further assess its usefulness through a qualitative evaluation involving network security experts, whose feedback is reported and discussed.
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Mohammad Ghoniem, Georgiy Shurkhovetskyy, Ahmed Bahey, and Benoît Otjacques "VAFLE: visual analytics of firewall log events", Proc. SPIE 9017, Visualization and Data Analysis 2014, 901704 (3 February 2014);

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