Penetration Testing for Software Defined Networks against DOS Attack

International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering
© 2016 by SSRG - IJCSE Journal
Volume 3 Issue 8
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : N.Priyanka, Dr.V.Vetriselvi

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N.Priyanka, Dr.V.Vetriselvi, "Penetration Testing for Software Defined Networks against DOS Attack," SSRG International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering , vol. 3,  no. 8, pp. 10-13, 2016. Crossref,


 Penetration test is a great way to identify vulnerabilities in SDN network and DOS Mitigation can be done by identifying the attacks. Penetration testing is a specialized security auditing method where a tester manually creates attacks on software defined network. This test usually involves the use of attacking methods conducted by trusted individuals called penetration tester that are conducted in a similar manner as practiced by hostile intruders or hackers. The goal of this penetration testing is to identify attack surfaces, vulnerabilities, and other weaknesses from the perspective of an attacker. This is the most effective way to exploit and to prove that the network is vulnerable. Penetration testing allows the security analyst to find new vulnerabilities which is certified as highly secure. In this paper, we proposed penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities in software Defined Networks. Penetration Testing is more important and it is mandatory for every system or network in order make the system or network more robust.


Vulnerabilities, Penetration Testing, Security measures and attacker.


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