DDOS, IDS, RTBH, and Rate limiting

Robert Duffy rob at esecuredata.com
Fri Nov 21 03:00:49 UTC 2014

I've been using NTOP for couple of years.  I'm mostly looking for something
that can quickly detect DDoS attacks in a datacenter environment.  Thanks
for the suggestions.  I"ll check them out.

On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 6:50 PM, Tim Jackson <jackson.tim at gmail.com> wrote:

> I highly recommend pmacct and it's in-memory tables. Lightweight, easy to
> query and super fast.
> You can also easily run multiple aggregates of traffic to find what you are
> interested in, tag common interface types to easily filter traffic..
> Or you can use pmacct to insert this into whatever database you want, AMQP
> or MongoDB..
> My current favorite is using an IMT table for DoS detection and another for
> aggregates for interesting traffic types and querying this every X minutes
> and inserting it into ElasticSearch. Kibana makes the most powerful netflow
> dashboard ever.
> --
> Tim
> On Nov 20, 2014 6:39 PM, "Roland Dobbins" <rdobbins at arbor.net> wrote:
> >
> > On 21 Nov 2014, at 9:19, Robert Duffy wrote:
> >
> >  What open-source NetFlow analysis tools would you recommend for quickly
> >> detecting a DDoS attack?
> >>
> >
> > I generally recommend that folks get started with something like
> > nfdump/nfsen or ntop.  There are other, more sophisticated tools out
> there,
> > but these allow one to get up and running quickly, and to gain valuable
> > operational experience with which to evaluate more sophisticated tools,
> if
> > they're needed.
> >
> > -----------------------------------
> > Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at arbor.net>
> >

Robert Duffy
eSecureData.com Inc.
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