Wireless Security: Models, Threats, and Solutions

by: Randall K. Nichols, Panos C. Lekkas


Abstract: This comprehensive guide catalogues and explains the full range of the security challenges involved in wireless communications. Experts Randall K. Nichols and Panos C. Lekkas lay out the vulnerabilities, response options, and real-world costs connected with wireless platforms and applications. Read this book to develop the background and skills to: recognize new and established threats to wireless systems; close gaps that threaten privacy, profits, and customer loyalty; replace temporary, fragmented, and partial solutions with more robust and durable answers; prepare for the boom in m-business; weigh platforms against characteristic attacks and protections; apply clear guidelines for the best solutions now and going forward; and assess today’s protocol options and compensate for documented shortcomings. It is a comprehensive guide to the states-of-the-art. It includes: encryption algorithms you can use now; end-to-end hardware solutions and field programmable gate arrays; speech cryptology; authentication strategies and security protocols for wireless systems; infosec and infowar experience; and adding satellites to your security mix.
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Title: Wireless Security: Models, Threats, and Solutions

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2002 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071380386

Authors:

Randall K. Nichols PANOS LEKKAS

Panos C. Lekkas is the author of this McGraw-Hill Professional publication.

Description: This comprehensive guide catalogues and explains the full range of the security challenges involved in wireless communications. Experts Randall K. Nichols and Panos C. Lekkas lay out the vulnerabilities, response options, and real-world costs connected with wireless platforms and applications. Read this book to develop the background and skills to: recognize new and established threats to wireless systems; close gaps that threaten privacy, profits, and customer loyalty; replace temporary, fragmented, and partial solutions with more robust and durable answers; prepare for the boom in m-business; weigh platforms against characteristic attacks and protections; apply clear guidelines for the best solutions now and going forward; and assess today’s protocol options and compensate for documented shortcomings. It is a comprehensive guide to the states-of-the-art. It includes: encryption algorithms you can use now; end-to-end hardware solutions and field programmable gate arrays; speech cryptology; authentication strategies and security protocols for wireless systems; infosec and infowar experience; and adding satellites to your security mix.