This new edition provides both theoretical and practical background of security and forensics for mobile phones. The author discusses confidentiality, integrity, and availability threats in mobile telephones to provide background for the rest of the book. Security and secrets of mobile phones are discussed including software and hardware interception, fraud and other malicious techniques used “against” users. The purpose of this book is to raise user awareness in regards to security and privacy threats present in the use of mobile phones while readers will also learn where forensics data reside in the mobile phone and the network and how to conduct a relevant analysis. The information on denial of service attacks has been thoroughly updated for the new edition. Also, a major addition to this edition is a section discussing software defined radio and open source tools for mobile phones.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 2016|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Dr. Iosif I. Androulidakis has an active presence in the ICT security field having authored more than 90 publications (including 6 books) and having presented more than 120 talks and lectures in international conferences and seminars in 20 countries.
Holding 2 Ph.Ds his research interests focus on security issues in PBXs (private telephony exchanges), where he has 20 years of experience, as well as in mobile phones and embedded systems. Part of his research has led to the granting of 5 patents. During his career, he collaborated with Telecom Operators, National Police Cybercrime departments, the European Police Academy (CEPOL), the European Public Law Center, the the Southeastern Europe Telecommunications & Informatics Research Institute, Universities and Research centers, Vocational training institutes, and the Media and Private security consulting firms.
Dr. Androulidakis has also acted as a reviewer in an extended array of scientific conferences and journals, as a Programme Committee member in 26 conferences and as a chairman in 8 conference sessions. Finally, he is a certified ISO9001 (Quality Management System) and ISO27001 (Information Security Management System) auditor and consultant.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability Threats in Mobile Phones.- A Multinational Survey on User's Practices, Perceptions, and Awareness Regarding Mobile Phone Security.- Voice, SMS, and Identification Data Interception in GSM.- Software and Hardware Mobile Phone Tricks.- SMS Security Issues.- Mobile Phone Forensics.- Conclusion.