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Burst Header Packet (BHP) flooding attack on Optical Burst Switching (OBS) Network Data Set
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Abstract: One of the primary challenges in identifying the risks of the Burst Header Packet (BHP) flood attacks in Optical Burst Switching networks (OBS) is the scarcity of reliable historical data.

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Adel Rajab
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
University of South Carolina,
Columbia, SC, USA, 29208
Phone number:(803)238-6657
rajaba '@'

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For Further information about the variables see the file in the data folder.

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1. Node: This is the number of the sending node (numeric).
2. Utilized Bandwidth Rate: This is the normalization of ‘Used_Bandidth’ (numeric).
3. Packet Drop Rate: This is the normalization of ‘Percentage_Of_Lost_Pcaket_Rate’ (numeric).
4. Reserved_Bandwidth: Initial reserved Bandwidth assigned (given) to each node, the user (usr) in the experiments assign these values. (numeric).
5. Average_Delay_Time_Per_Sec: Average Delay Time (per second) for each node. This is (End-to End Delay). (numeric).
6. Percentage_Of_Lost_Pcaket_Rate: Percentage of Packets Drop Rate for each node (numeric).
7. Percentage_Of_Lost_Byte_Rate: Percentage of Lost Byte Rate for each node (numeric).
8. Packet Received Rate: Total received packets (per second) for each node based on ‘Reserved_Bandwidth’ (numeric).
9. Used_Bandwidth: This is what each node could reserve from the ‘Reserved_Bandwidth’ (numeric).
10. Lost_Bandwidth: The amount of lost Bandwidth by each node from ‘Reserved_Bandwidth’ (numeric).
11. Packet Size_Byte: Packets size in Byte assigned specifically for each node to transmit. Note: 60 Byte will be added to the 1440 for the IP Header and the UDP Header ((Data size 1440 Byte) + (IP Header 40 Byte) + (UDP Header 20 Byte)) =1500 Byte (numeric).
12. Packet_Transmitted: Total transmitted packets (per second) for each node based on the ‘Reserved_Bandwidth’ (numeric).
13. Packet_Received: Total received packets (per second) for each node based on the ‘Reserved_Bandwidth’ (numeric).
14. Packet_lost: Total lost packets (per second) for each node, which based on the ‘Lost_Bandwidth’ (numeric).
15. Transmitted_Byte: Total transmitted Byte (per second) for each node (numeric).
16. Received_Byte: Total received Byte (per second) for each node based on the ‘Reserved_Bandwidth’ (numeric).
17. 10-Run-AVG-Drop-Rate: Average packet drop rate for 10 consecutive (run) iterations (numeric).
18. 10-Run-AVG-Bandwidth-Use: Average Bandwidth utilized for 10 consecutive (run) iterations (numeric).
19. 10-Run-Delay: Average delay time for 10 consecutive (run) iterations (numeric).
20. Node Status' {B, NB, P NB}: initial classification of nodes based on ‘Packet Drop Rate’, Used_Bandwidth and ‘Average_Delay_Time_Per_Sec’. B = Behaving, NB = Not Behaving and P NB = Potentially Not Behaving. (Categorical)
21. Flood Status: Percentage of flood per node based on ‘Packet Drop Rate’ Medium and high level of BHP flood attack in case B (numeric).
22. Class ' {NB-No Block, Block, No Block, NB-Wait}: The final classification of nodes based on ‘Packet Drop Rate’, ‘Reserved_Bandwidth’, ‘Iteration #’, ‘Used_Bandwidth’, ‘Packet Drop Rate’. This is for case B (Categorical ).

Relevant Papers:

A. Rajab, C. T. Huang, M. Alshargabi, and J. Cobb, “Countering Burst Header Packet Flooding Attack in Optical Burst Switching Network,” In: International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience, Springer International Publishing, pp. 315–329, Nov 16 2016.

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