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

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communications Conference
Publisher or commissioning bodyOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
DateAccepted/In press - 11 Mar 2018
Event2018 Optical Fiber Communication Conference - San Diego, United States
Duration: 11 Mar 201815 Mar 2018


Conference2018 Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Abbreviated titleOFC
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego


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.

    Structured keywords

  • QETLabs

    Research areas

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


2018 Optical Fiber Communication Conference

Abbreviated titleOFC
Duration11 Mar 201815 Mar 2018
CitySan Diego
CountryUnited States

Event: Conference


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