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.
About the Author
Selim Aissi is manager and chief architect of manageability and security at Intel Corporation’s Mobile Platform Group. He attended the University of Michigan, where he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in aerospace engineering. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Senior Member of IEEE, and had served on the editorial and technical boards of several journals and conferences.
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.