One of the major research challenges in this field is the unavailability of a comprehensive network based data set which can reflect modern network traffic scenarios, vast varieties of low footprint intrusions and depth structured information about the network traffic. Evaluating network intrusion detection systems research efforts, KDD98, KDDCUP99 and NSLKDD benchmark data sets were generated a decade ago. However, numerous current studies showed that for the current network threat environment, these data sets do not inclusively reflect network traffic and modern low footprint attacks.

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[1] Nour Moustafa, "UNSW_NB15 dataset", IEEE Dataport, 2019. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.21227/8vf7-s525. Accessed: Feb. 01, 2023.
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