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vol 63 / August, 2020
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DOI 10.17586/0021-3454-2018-61-11-997-1004

UDC 004.056

ANALYSIS OF SECURITY EVENTS PROPERTIES FOR DETECTION OF INFORMATION OBJECTS AND THEIR TYPES IN UNCERTAIN INFRASTRUCTURES

A. V. Fedorchenko
St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Laboratory of Computer Security Problems; Junior Scientist


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Abstract. The field of event correlation for systems of security information and event management systems is investigated. The purpose of the research is to determine the types of information objects by analyzing the security event log of the infrastructure under study. A correlation approach based on definition of relationships between equivalent events properties by their mutual utilizing is proposed. The study of revealed relationships results in definition of the analyzed infrastructure in the form of types of high-level objects. Results of an experiment on the structural analysis of the Windows security events log are presented. The cases of unstable work of the proposed approach and their possible causes are described. The evaluation and interpretation of the obtained results testifying to the possibility of application of the presented approach in practice are given
Keywords: security events, events correlation, structural data analysis, security monitoring, SIEM-systems

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