Internet Worm and Virus Protection in Dynamically Reconfigurable Hardware

Please refer to the paper

         Internet Worm and Virus Protection in Dynamically Reconfigurable Hardware

to answer the four questions below. Email me your answers to these questions prior to our class meeting on Monday, April 30th.

  1. What advantages does a hardware based packet scan have over software based ones?
    [Page 5 - "Performace"]

  2. Briefly name and describe the 3 system components used.
    [Page 2]

  3. How are signatures detected?
    [Page 4]

  4. This system can be used for more than just virus protection. Name 3 other uses for a system like this.
    ["Additional Applications"]