Experimental Demonstration of DDoS Mitigation over a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) Network Using Software Defined Networking (SDN)

Emilio Hugues Salas, Foteini Ntavou, Yanni Ou, Jake Kennard, Catherine White, Dimitrios Gkounis, Konstantinos Nikolovgenis, George Kanellos, Chris Erven, Andrew Lord, Reza Nejabati, Dimitra Simeonidou

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate, for the first time, DDoS mitigation of QKD-based networks utilizing a software defined network application. Successful quantum-secured link allocation is achieved after a DDoS attack based on real-time monitoring of quantum parameters.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communications Conference
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2018
Event2018 Optical Fiber Communication Conference - San Diego, United States
Duration: 11 Mar 201815 Mar 2018

Conference

Conference2018 Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Abbreviated titleOFC
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period11/03/1815/03/18

Structured keywords

  • QETLabs

Keywords

  • Quantum Networks
  • OPTICAL NETWORKS
  • Quantum Key Distribution
  • Software Defined Network (SDN)

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  • Projects

    METRO-HAUL

    Nejabati, R.

    1/06/1730/09/20

    Project: Research, Parent

    Programme Grant: Engineering Photonic Quantum Technologies.

    Rarity, J. G., O'Brien, J. L., Thompson, M. G., Erven, C., Sahin, D., Marshall, G. D., Barreto, G. H., Jiang, P., Mccutcheon, W. D., Silverstone, J. W., Sinclair, G. F., Kling, L., Banerjee, A., Wang, J., Santagati, R., Borghi, M., Woodland, E. M., Mawdsley, H. C. M. & Faruque, I. I.

    16/06/1415/06/19

    Project: Research, Parent

    Cite this

    Hugues Salas, E., Ntavou, F., Ou, Y., Kennard, J., White, C., Gkounis, D., Nikolovgenis, K., Kanellos, G., Erven, C., Lord, A., Nejabati, R., & Simeonidou, D. (2018). Experimental Demonstration of DDoS Mitigation over a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) Network Using Software Defined Networking (SDN). In Optical Fiber Communications Conference Optical Society of America (OSA).