Security for Mobile Networks and Platforms

Security for Mobile Networks and Platforms


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Security for Mobile Networks and Platforms by Selim Aissi, Anand R. Prasad, Nora Dabbous, Anand R. Prasad

With viruses, spyware, and a seemingly unending onslaught of new cyber-threats, security is a crucial and constant concern for all networking professionals. This is especially true for mobile networking professionals, who are all too aware of mobile technology's special vulnerability. This indispensable reference turns mobile network developers, architects, and engineers into mobile security specialists. Covering each type of mobile technology from WiFi to Bluetooth, the book details each technology's security weaknesses and provides comprehensive countermeasures to thwart threats. It explains in language geared for networking professionals the essentials of the latest security standards and protocols. Most importantly, the book pinpoints security issues encountered end-to-end throughout an entire mobile network. The book's complete catalog of security vulnerabilities ensures that all viable security measures are taken. A practical, hands-on discussion of promising next-generation research into mobile security prepares mobile professionals for the ever-looming next waves of security threats.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596930087
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Series: Artech House Universal Personal Communications Ser.
Pages: 313
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Selim I. Aissi is lead security architect at Intel Corporation's Virtualization and Trust Lab in the Corporate Technology Group. He attended the University of Michigan, where he earned an M.S. and Ph.D in aerospace engineering. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified Software Quality Engineer. AnandR. Prasad is a senior researcher at DoCoMo Euro-Labs, Munich, Germany. A senior member of the IEEE, he earned his Ph.D. for studies on IP-based WLANs: protocols, security and deployment at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. Nora Dabbous is a security architect for Gemplus, Suresnes, France, where she researches such security technologies as biometrics and smart cards. She earned an M.S. in telecommunications engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy.

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