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Enhance MITM attack detection with response time in Secure web communication

Rajendran, Hari Haran (2022) Enhance MITM attack detection with response time in Secure web communication. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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The data encryption technique known as Transport Layer Security is used to establish a private connection between a client and a web service (TLS). The handshake protocol constructs an encrypted tunnel, enabling secure communication between two parties. The looming threat of Man-in-the-Middle attacks has emphasized how extremely vulnerable online data connections and financial activity are, despite the supposed security that the TLS protocol offers. This research compared the variances in time responses between an attack and a conventional SSL session in order to demonstrate the survivability of lowering the imminent threat that attacks like the man-in-the-middle posture to the SSL and TLS communication. The results of this research have been used to demonstrate how well an optimised SSL/TLS MITM detection system has been enforced.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Khan, Imran
Uncontrolled Keywords: MITM; Response time; SSL/TLS handshake
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software > Computer Security
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software > Computer Security
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4150 Computer Network Resources > The Internet > World Wide Web
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunications > The Internet > World Wide Web
Divisions: School of Computing > Master of Science in Cyber Security
Depositing User: Tamara Malone
Date Deposited: 04 May 2023 16:29
Last Modified: 04 May 2023 16:29

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