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Anonymized enterprise packet header traces: LBNL-05
External Dataset
External Data Source
CERT NetSA Security Suite
56 (lowest rank is 56)

Category & Restrictions

local networks


The goal of this project is to characterize internal enterprise traffic recorded at a medium-sized site, and to determine ways in which modern enterprise traffic is similar to wide-area Internet traffic, and ways in which it is quite different.

Information of packet traces that span more than 100 hours of activity has been collected from a total of several thousand internal hosts. This wealth of data, which we are publicly releasing in anonymized form, spans a wide range of dimensions.

By releasing these traces we hope to provide a resource for others to use in studying patterns and dynamics within enterprises. Further, we hope that providing a corpus of "background traffic" for security researchers will allow for the sound evaluation of defense mechanisms in the context of the "crud" that appears on real networks.


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