Mobile and Wireless Communications Security



The aim of this course is to enhance students’ learning in security architectures applied in mobile/wireless communications.

Course Contents

  • Security parameters/threats that threaten the mobile/wireless networks; security measures in mobile/wireless networks like: Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN).
  • Personal Area Network (PAN).
  • Radio-frequency identification (RFID).
  • Global System for Mobile communications (GSM), General Packet Radio Services (GPRS), Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS).
  • 4th Generation (4G) heterogeneous networks, ad hoc networks and sensor networks.
  • Zhang Y., Zheng J. & Ma M. (2008): Handbook of Research on Wireless Security, Information Science Reference.
  • Butty L. & Hubaux J.-P. (2007): Security and Cooperation in Wireless Networks: Thwarting Malicious and Selfish Behavior in the Age of Ubiquitous Computing, Cambridge University Press.


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