Saturday, 25 October 2014

About The IDS Benchmarking Working Group

Given that security concerns are one of the greatest showstoppers for the wide adoption of cloud computing, many academic and industrial organizations are nowadays conducting extensive research on novel intrusion detection systems (IDSes) specifically designed to operate in virtualized cloud environments. As the amount and the popularity of such IDSes increase, benchmarking IDSes for cloud environments becomes imperative since it provides insight and deeper understanding of their behavior and performance. The SPEC Research IDS Benchmarking Working Group, officially called Benchmarking Architectures for Intrusion Detection in Virtualized Environments, aims to contribute towards addressing the increasing demand for representative and rigorous IDS benchmarks for cloud platforms. The goal of the working group is to foster and facilitate innovative research through exchange of ideas and experiences. Its membership body currently includes representatives of Siemens Corporate Research (USA), University of Coimbra (Portugal), and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany).

How to join the IDS Benchmarking Working Group?

The IDS Benchmarking Working Group is a part of the SPEC Research Group. In order to join the IDS Benchmarking Working Group, all prospective members must follow the process of joining the whole SPEC Research Group, which is described in the Membership and Meetings section of the FAQ.

Any company or organization interested in the work of the Research Group is welcome to join.