Web access patterns reveal insiders behavior

Gamachchi, A and Boztas, S 2015, 'Web access patterns reveal insiders behavior', in Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Signal Design and its Applications (IWSDA 2015), Benguluru, India, 13-18 September 2015, pp. 1-5.


Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: Conference Papers

Title Web access patterns reveal insiders behavior
Author(s) Gamachchi, A
Boztas, S
Year 2015
Conference name IWSDA 2015
Conference location Benguluru, India
Conference dates 13-18 September 2015
Proceedings title Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Signal Design and its Applications (IWSDA 2015)
Publisher IEEE
Place of publication United States
Start page 1
End page 5
Total pages 5
Abstract Insider threat is one of the most serious information security threats which is growing at an alarming rate leading to a compromise of confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets in all critical infrastructure sector organizations. This study proposes a hybrid user profile model which is based on technical access patterns, behavioral patterns, psychological factors and organizational position for this complex and unique problem. In this study we have investigated common characteristics among enterprise users based on their web access pattern which is a part of the behavioral analysis of our model. The results of this analysis reveal majority of users have common web access patterns compared to the minority user base who shows individual user behavior.
Subjects Pattern Recognition and Data Mining
Computer System Security
Keyword(s) Insider threat
Information security
Graph algorithms
Vertex similarity
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ISBN 9781467383080
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