On the Mismanagement and Maliciousness of Networks
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Date: 22 Feb 2014
Document Type: Briefing Papers
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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2014
We systematically explore the widely held, anecdotal belief that mismanaged networks are responsible for a wide range of security incidents. Utilizing Internet-scale measurements and global feeds of malicious activities, we show a statistically significant correlation between mismanaged networks and networks that are responsible for malicious behavior on the Internet.