A Security Proposal Based on a Real Time Agent to Protect Web Services Against DoS Attack

  • Cristian Pinzón
  • Angélica González
  • Manuel Rubio
  • Javier Bajo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 73)


This paper describes a novel proposal based on a real time agent to detect and block denial of service attacks within web services environments. The real time agent incorporates a classification mechanism based on a Case-Base Reasoning (CBR) model, where the different CBR phases are time bounded. In addition, the reuse phase of the CBR cycle incorporates a mixture of experts to choose a specific technique of classification depending on the feature of the attack and the available time to solve the classification.


Multi-agent System CBR Web Service SOAP Message DoS attacks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristian Pinzón
    • 1
  • Angélica González
    • 2
  • Manuel Rubio
    • 2
  • Javier Bajo
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Tecnológica de PanamáPanamá
  2. 2.Departamento Informática y AutomáticaUniversidad de SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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