Role of Confusion Matrix in Cyber Crime

What is Cyber Crime?

Types Of Cybercrime:

  1. Email and internet fraud.
  2. Identity fraud.
  3. Theft of financial or card payment data.
  4. Theft and sale of corporate data.
  5. Ransomware attacks.

What is Confusion Matrix?

Lets understand the above term given in the figure:

How Confusion Matrix can helps in Cyber Security Field to tackle with Cyber Attacks ?

  1. Confusion matrix not only gives you insight into the errors being made by your classifier but also types of errors that are being made.
  2. Every column of the confusion matrix represents the instances of that predicted class.
  3. Each row of the confusion matrix represents the instances of the actual class.
  4. It shows how any classification model is confused when it makes predictions.
  5. To design the IDS we can use multiple machine learning algorithms but the question is which algorithm is most accurate in cyber attack detection as well as require less time.To find the answer of this question we need to test and compare the results of various algorithms and here comes the role of “Confusion Matrix”.

How To Deal With False Positive and False Negative?

What Does a Confusion Matrix Tell You?

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