Cyber-attacks are exponentially increasing daily with the advancements of technology. Therefore, the detection and prediction of cyber-attacks are very important for every organization that is dealing with sensitive data for business purposes. In this paper, we present a framework on cyber security using a data mining technique to predict cyber-attacks that can be helpful to take proper interventions to reduce the cyber-attacks. The two main components of the framework are the detection and prediction of cyber-attacks. The framework first extracts the patterns related to cyber-attacks from historical data using a J48 decision tree algorithm and then builds a prediction model to predict the future cyber-attacks. We then apply the framework on publicly available cyber security datasets provided by the Canadian Institute of Cybersecurity. In the datasets, several kinds of cyber-attacks are presented including DDoS, Port Scan, Bot, Brute force, SQL Injection, and Heartbleed. The proposed framework correctly detects the cyber-attacks and provides the patterns related to cyber-attacks. The overall accuracy of the proposed prediction model to detect cyber-attacks is around 99%. The extracted patterns of the prediction model on historical data can be applied to predict any future cyber-attacks. The experimental results of the prediction model indicate the superiority of the model to detect any future cyber-attacks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the the 15th IEEE conference on industrial electronics and applications (ICIEA 2020)
Place of PublicationKristiansand, Norway
PublisherIEEE Xplore
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781728151694
ISBN (Print)9781728151700 (Print on demand)
Publication statusPublished - 09 Nov 2020
EventThe 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications : ICIEA 2020 - Radisson Blu Caledonien Hotel, Kristiansand, Norway
Duration: 09 Nov 202013 Nov 2020
http://www.ieeeiciea.org/2020/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/CFP_ICIEA2020.pdf (Call for papers)
http://www.ieeeiciea.org/2020/download/iciea2020-programbook-insidetextpage.pdf (Program and abstracts)
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=9248094 (front matter)
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/9248065/proceeding (proceedings)


ConferenceThe 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications
OtherThe 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA2020) will be held during 9-13 November 2020, in Kristiansand, Norway. The Conference is organized by IEEE Industrial Electronics Chapter of Singapore, University of Agder, and IEEE Singapore Section. IEEE Industrial Electronics Society is the financial and technical sponsor.

ICIEA 2020 marks the 15th Anniversary of the ICIEA conferences. As a premier conference, ICIEA provides an excellent forum for scientists, researchers, engineers and industrial practitioners throughout the world to present and discuss the latest technology advancement as well as future directions and trends in Industrial Electronics.
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