Bidirectional LSTM Based Approach for Network Intrusion Detection
Praveen Kumar Kollu1, R. Satya Prasad2
1Praveen Kumar Kollu, Research Scholar, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India.
2R. Satya Prasad, Professor, Department of Computer Science Engineering, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India.

Manuscript received on 21 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 26 May 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 May 2019 | PP: 2953-2958 | Volume-8 Issue-1, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1365058119/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: In today’s digital age the number of people that have access to the internet services have grown in leaps and bounds. It has been directly associated with the increasing security threats. Traditionally it has been difficult to handle these security threats, but with the recent advancements in recurrent neural network architectures have paved a path for effective threat identification. Intrusion detection system has been a widely researched area in security analysis and evaluation. In this paper, we are leveraging the Bidirectional LSTM (Long Short Term Memory) networks for Intrusion detection model. Bidirectional LSTM uses all the available information in the network and also provides context to the network than the normal LSTM. NSL-KDD dataset is used to validate the proposed model. To evaluate our proposed model, we have compared our model against vanillaRNN, normal LSTM and GRU networks which are most popular models for network intrusion detection. They are compared in terms of accuracy, precision, recall and F1-measure.
Index Terms: Intrusion Detection, KDD Dataset, Network Security, Neural Networks

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