Wireless Security and Privacy Issues

Wireless Security and Privacy Issues

Joarder Kamruzzaman (Monash University, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-766-9.ch011


Security and privacy protection are very strong requirements for the widespread deployment of wireless technologies for commercial applications. The primary aim of this chapter is to present an overview of the security and privacy issues by highlighting the need to secure access to wireless networks and the loss that might accrue from the breach of a network. The vulnerabilities of the IEEE 802.11 and Bluetooth networks are discussed, and a paradigm for secure wireless network is presented. The legal framework guiding the privacy issues in wireless communications is also presented.

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