Immune-Inspired Self-Protection Model for Securing Grid

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Inderpreet Chopra 1,* Ratinder Kaur 2

1. ADM, Expicient Software Pvt. Ltd., India

2. Thapar University, Patiala-147004, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 23 May 2015 / Revised: 4 Sep. 2015 / Accepted: 18 Nov. 2015 / Published: 8 Mar. 2016

Index Terms

DDoS, Immune System, Security, Snort, Globus


The application of human immunology in solving security problems in Grid Computing seems to be a thought-provoking research area. Grid involves large number of dynamic heterogeneous resources. Manually managing the security for such dynamic system is always fault prone. This paper presents the simple immune based model for self-protection (SIMS) of grid environment from various attacks like DoS, DDoS, Probing, etc. Like human body helps to identify and respond to harmful pathogens that it doesn't recognize as "self", in the same manner SIMS incorporates the immunological concepts and principles for safeguarding the grid from various security breaches.

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Inderpreet Chopra, Ratinder Kaur, "Immune-Inspired Self-Protection Model for Securing Grid", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.8, No.3, pp.75-84, 2016. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2016.03.09


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