Agent Based Distributed and Cooperative Intrusion Detection for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911NF-06-C-0017
Agency Tracking Number: A043-064-1806
Amount: $730,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solitcitation Year: 2004
Solitcitation Topic Code: A04-064
Solitcitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION, INC.
15400 Calhoun Drive Suite 400, Rockville, MD, 20855
Duns: 161911532
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Roger Xu
 Principal Scientist
 (301) 294-5242
 hgxu@i-a-i.com
Business Contact
 Mark James
Title: Contracts and Proposals M
Phone: (301) 294-5221
Email: mjames@i-a-i.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In this proposal, Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) and its consultant, Dr. Wenke Lee, propose to prototyping and commercialize the intrusion detection algorithms for mobile ad hoc networks developed in Phase I. First, we will further improve the intrusion detection and identification algorithms and study intrusion response strategies to mitigate the damage inflicted by intrusions or anomalies. Second, we will define performance metrics and realist network scenarios containing both normal and anomalous behaviors and test our techniques against these scenarios. Meanwhile, we will develop a NetSim-based software prototype, with which the performance of various intrusion detection schemes can be evaluated. NetSim is an agent-based network simulation tool developed by IAI, It has several advantages over the well known NS-2 network simulator. Finally, we will develop a visualization tool for NetSim and deliver this tool to the Army at the end of Phase II. With this tool, topologies of the wireless networks can be displayed, detection results may be interpreted visually, anomaly sources can be indicated, and visual alerts such as different color codes can be issued. At the end, we will give the Army a demonstration of the technology developed and implemented in Phase II.

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