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Non-harmful insertion of data mimicking computer network attacks

United States Patent

June 21, 2016
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Non-harmful data mimicking computer network attacks may be inserted in a computer network. Anomalous real network connections may be generated between a plurality of computing systems in the network. Data mimicking an attack may also be generated. The generated data may be transmitted between the plurality of computing systems using the real network connections and measured to determine whether an attack is detected.
Neil; Joshua Charles (Jemez Springs, NM), Kent; Alexander (Los Alamos, NM), Hash, Jr.; Curtis Lee (Santa Fe, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
13/ 826,736
March 14, 2013
STATEMENT OF FEDERAL RIGHTS The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 between the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.