Wireless Security Essentials
Defending Mobile Systems from Data Piracy
By Russell Dean Vines
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: October 2002
Pages: 368

Protect your wireless systems from attack with this clear-cut guide on how to implement proven security methodologies

Effective security is the most important element now missing from most wireless networks. Vulnerabilities in these networks leave them open to eavesdropping, session highjacking, data alteration and manipulation, and an overall lack of privacy. This comprehensive book clearly shows you how to identify these vulnerabilities and protect yourself against them by building security into the network infrastructure and connected devices. Drawing on the latest research in the field, Vines offers a thorough examination of the fundamental concepts of security and basic computing technology. He first provides you with the necessary background on wireless and cellular technologies, looking at the various ways in which they are implemented. You'll then learn about a wide range of security methodologies and find out how to apply them to the wireless world. Finally, you'll confront the security challenges with wireless systems and discover all of the options available to protect your information.

A complete guide to current wireless technologies and standards, security risks, and proven security solutions, Wireless Security Essentials explores:
Wireless data networking technologies and the wireless application protocol
Wireless standards and technologies
Cryptographic technologies and PKI
Threats to personal electronic devices like Palm Wireless Handhelds, PocketPCs, Internet-enabled cell phones, and BlackBerrys
WAP security
Security monitoring and testing
* Hardware and software solutions

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