Organizations are increasingly relying on networks for the seamless integration of distributed information systems. This has provided many advantages but it has also increased the capacity for the disruption of mission critical services. Some of these problems can be addressed by augmenting existing network management tools, but new approaches, ones that can be integrated with the existing infrastructure, must be developed in order to deal with novel threats. The Network Information Management and Security (NIMS) group proposes a holistic yet distributed approach to network information management and security. The NIMS group has a strong background in networking as well as machine learning and artificial intelligence. The group meets biweekly at the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University.

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Fall 2013

NIMS Lab is Covered in Computer Science Magazine!


May 30, 2013

A Big Congratulation to Adetokunbo Makanju!

A Big Congratulations to Adetokunbo Makanju, who won the IM 2013 PhD Dissertation Award (jointly with Mrs. Carol Fung)! IEEE IM'2013 follows the 25 years tradition of NOMS and IM as the primary IEEE Communications Society's forum for technical exchange on management of information and communication technologies. Congratulations Dr. Tokunbo for a well deserved award for your PhD :-)




February 15, 2013

Congratulation to Stephen Kelly!

Congratulation to Stephen Kelly who will dedicate today his technical system-based media artwork named patch in the atrium of the Mona Campel Building! »

February 11, 2013

Congratulation to Aimee Burrows!

Congratulation to Aimee Burrows who has received an NSERC USRA award!










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NIMS Data Sets

NIMS Data Sets
NetMate is employed to generate flows and compute feature values on the above data sets. Data sets are available for »

Tcpreplay

Tcpreplay
Tcpreplay is a suite of BSD GPLv3 licensed tools written by Aaron Turner for UNIX (and Win32 under Cygwin) operating »

NetMate

NetMate
We use NetMate at NIMS to convert capture files of network traffic into flow statistics. NetMate lets you generate a »

Tranalyzer

Tranalyzer
Tranalyzer2 is a lightweight flow generator and packet analyzer application designed for simplicity, performance and »

softflowd

softflowd
Softflowd is flow-based network traffic analyser capable of Cisco NetFlow data export. Softflowd semi-statefully tracks »

circos

circos
Circos is a software package for visualizing data and information. It visualizes data in a circular »