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Wireless and Mobile Network Security
Wireless and Mobile Network Security Contents
PART 1. Fundamental Ideas
- Chapter 1. Introduction to Mobile and Wireless Networks
- Chapter 2. Vulnerabilities of Wired and Wireless Networks
- Chapter 3. Elementary Security Mechanisms
- Chapter 4. Wi-Fi Security Devoted Architectures
- Chapter 5. Multimedia Content material Watermarking
PART 2. Off-the-Shelf Applied sciences
- Chapter 6. Bluetooth Security
- Chapter 7. Wi-Fi Security
- Chapter 8. WiMAX Security
- Chapter 9. Security in Mobile Telecommunication Networks
- Chapter 10. Security of Downloadable Purposes
PART 3. Rising Applied sciences
- Chapter 11. Security in Subsequent Technology Mobile Networks
- Chapter 12. Security of IP-Based mostly Mobile Networks
- Chapter 13. Security in Advert Hoc Networks
- Chapter 14. Key Administration in Advert Hoc Networks
- Chapter 15. Wireless Sensor Network Security
- Chapter 16. Key Administration in Wireless Sensor Networks
Introduction to Wireless and Mobile Network Security
Wireless networks and safety is perhaps thought-about an oxymoron. Certainly it’s onerous to imagine in safety when it’s so straightforward to entry communication media comparable to wi-fi radio media.
Nevertheless, the analysis neighborhood in trade and academia has for a few years prolonged wired safety mechanisms or developed new safety mechanisms and safety protocols to maintain this marriage between wi-fi/cell networks and safety.
Observe that the cell communication market is rising quickly for various providers and not solely cell phone providers. For this reason securing wi-fi and cell communications is essential for the continuation of the deployment of providers over these networks.
Wireless and cell communication networks have had great success in as we speak’s communication market each typically or skilled utilization.
Actually, acquiring communication providers anytime, wherever and on the transfer has been an important want expressed by linked individuals.
This turns into true because of the evolution of communication applied sciences from wired to wi-fi and cell applied sciences, but additionally the miniaturization of terminals.
Providing providers to customers on the transfer has considerably improved productiveness for professionals and flexibility for basic customers.
Nevertheless, we can’t ignore the existence of essential inherent vulnerabilities of those unwired communication techniques, which provides the community safety self-discipline a key function in convincing customers to belief the utilization of those wi-fi communication techniques supported by safety mechanisms.
For the reason that starting of the networking period, safety was a part of the community architectures and protocols design even whether it is thought-about to decelerate the communication techniques.
Truly, community safety is only a pure evolution of the safety of stand-alone or distributed working techniques coping with machine/community entry management, authorization, confidentiality, and many others.
Despite the fact that the context has modified from wired to wi-fi networks, we face the identical points and challenges relating to safety.
Extra exactly, it’s about preserving the integrity, confidentiality and availability of sources and the community.
Different safety points which can be extra associated to the customers comparable to privateness and anonymity are additionally essential from the person’s perspective as we speak, particularly with the brand new want of monitoring criminals,
However on this e-book we’re involved solely with community safety, and as such, two chapters are included coping with essential safety points and options to safe downloaded functions within the cell operator context and copyright safety by watermarking strategies.
A number of safety mechanisms have been developed comparable to authentication, encryption and entry management others with a view to provide safe communications over the community.
In response to the community setting, some safety mechanisms are extra mature than others as a result of early phases of sure networking applied sciences comparable to wi-fi networks, advert hoc or sensor networks.
Nevertheless, even with maturity, and even when they’re already extensively applied in marketed merchandise, some safety mechanisms nonetheless want some enchancment.
It is usually essential to think about the restricted sources of cell terminals and radio sources to adapt the wired community’s safety mechanisms to a wi-fi context.
These restricted sources have a direct impression on safety design for such a networks. Chapter 1 affords a survey on present and rising wi-fi and cell communications coming from the cell mobile communications comparable to 2G, 3G, 4G, IEEE wi-fi communication comparable to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WiMAX, WiMobile and WiRan, and the IP-based mobility communication comparable to Mobile IP or IMS.
Even when safety options at all times should be improved, the deployment of those wi-fi and cell networks is already efficient and will are likely to develop due to the rising wants of customers by way of mobility, flexibility and providers.
To take action, the trade and educational researchers carry on designing cell and wi-fi applied sciences, with or with out infrastructure, offering on the one hand extra sources and safety, and however autonomous and extra environment friendly terminals (PDA telephones, and many others.).
This e-book is aimed toward teachers and industrialists, generalists or specialists occupied with safety in present and rising wi-fi and cell networks.
It affords an up-to-date state-of-the-art on current safety options out there or prototype and analysis safety options of wi-fi and cell networks. It’s organized into three components.
Half 1, “Fundamental Ideas”, affords a survey on cell and wi-fi networks and the foremost safety fundamentals essential for understanding the remainder of the e-book. It’s important for novices within the discipline.
Actually, this half describes present and rising cell and wi-fi applied sciences. It additionally introduces vulnerabilities and safety mechanism fundamentals. It lastly presents the vulnerabilities in wi-fi know-how and an adaptation of copyright safety strategies within the wi-fi and cell contexts.
Half 2, “Off-the-Shelf Expertise”, appears on the situation of safety of present cell and wi-fi networks, particularly Wi-Fi, WiMAX, Bluetooth and GSM/UMTS, and concludes with an outline of the mechanisms for the safety of downloaded functions within the context of cell operators.
Half 3, “Rising Applied sciences”, focuses on the safety of recent communication applied sciences, particularly the brand new era of telecommunication networks comparable to IMS, cell IP networks, and self-organized advert hoc and sensor networks.
This final class of applied sciences provide very engaging functions however wants extra work on the safety aspect with a view to be trusted by the customers. Lastly, as we will see all through this e-book, safety options for wi-fi and cell networks are both an extension of safety options of unwired networks or a design of particular safety options for this context.
In any case, one factor is certain: at the least 4 main constraints need to be thought-about in safety design for wi-fi and cell networks: restricted radio and/or terminal sources, anticipated safety and efficiency degree, infrastructure or infrastructure-less structure, and value.
Wireless and Mobile Network Security: Security Basics, Security in On-the-shelf and Emerging Technologies
Author(s): Hakima Chaouchi, Maryline Laurent-Maknavicius
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