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Volume 2014, Article ID 172583, 11 pages
Research Article

The Framework for Simulation of Bioinspired Security Mechanisms against Network Infrastructure Attacks

1Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”, Professora Popova Street 5, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2Laboratory of Computer Security Problems, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation, 14th Line 39, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
3St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Kronverkskiy Prospekt 49, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Received 27 June 2014; Accepted 24 July 2014; Published 31 August 2014

Academic Editor: Jianjun Yang

Copyright © 2014 Andrey Shorov and Igor Kotenko. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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