Crosbie and Spafford did work with this approach back in 1995. When used for IDSs, genetic algorithms work by means of a rough set theory where the resulting dataset is used as the inputs for the neural network. I would suggest that you review some of work that has been done in this area to help you with your development. A few links are provided here:
Dig deeper on Network Security Monitoring and Analysis
Related Q&A from Michael Gregg
Enterprise security expert, Michael Gregg answers a question regarding port 3389 issues when a user tries to open port 3389 RDP on their router to ...continue reading
Expert Michael Gregg answers a reader question about Snort and the interfaces it uses.continue reading
Security expert Michael Gregg notes the risks to enteprise security that mobile devices may cause.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.