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The Art - of - Hyper - Parameter Optimization with Desirable Feature Selection: optimizing for multiple objectives: ransomware anomaly detection

Sharma, Priynka and Chaudhary, Kaylash and Khan, Mohammad G.M. (2021) The Art - of - Hyper - Parameter Optimization with Desirable Feature Selection: optimizing for multiple objectives: ransomware anomaly detection. In: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. Springer Nature, Singapore. ISBN 978-981-16-3879-4

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    Abstract

    The development of cyber-attacks carried out with ransomware has become increasingly refined in practically all systems. Attacks with pioneering ransomware have the best complexities, which makes them considerably harder to identify. The radical ransomware can obfuscate much of these traces through mechanisms, such as metamorphic engines. Therefore, predictions and detection of malware have become a substantial test for ransomware analysis. Numerous Machine Learning (ML) algorithm exists; considering each algorithm's Hyperparameter (HP) just as feature selection strategies, there exist a huge number of potential options. This way, we deliberate more about the issue of simultaneously choosing a learning algorithm and setting its HPs, going past work that tends to address the issues in isolation. We show this issue determined by a completely automated approach, utilizing ongoing developments in ML optimizations. We also show that modifying the information preprocessing brings about more significant progress towards better classification recalls.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Uncontrolled Keywords: HP, Feature Selection, Optimization, Ransomware, ML classification algorithms, Data imbalance
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Divisions: School of Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Physics (STEMP)
    Depositing User: Priynka Sharma
    Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2021 13:11
    Last Modified: 23 Aug 2021 13:11
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12757
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