While the networks Reputation system, which is used for job allocation, incentivizes creators and node operators to act in good faith, there are also additional technical processes to reduce malicious behavior on the network. To prevent spamming attacks, like submitting thousands of jobs at only a few samples, the network will not let a user submit a new job without first paying for prior work or having enough tokens in their account to pay for the work. As a result, such an attack would be extremely wasteful. When malicious or bot-like activity - like rapid job generation - is detected, a user or node will be quarantined. On the node operator side, the RNDR client uses a heartbeat to ensure that a node is online and to prevent crashes. If a return signal is not detected the client is restarted. This process helps ensure reliable uptime.