MSIT.5630 Secure Mobile Networks (Formerly 94.563)

Id: 035878 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

This course covers principles and practices of wireless networks, including cellular networks, wireless LANs, ad hoc mesh networks, and sensor networks. The potential attacks against these wireless networks and the security mechanisms to defend these networks will be discussed. Topics to be covered include cellular network architecture, wide-area mobile services, wireless LANs and MACs, introduction to emerging wireless networks, survey of malicious behaviors in wireless networks, securing wireless WANs and LANs, securing wireless routing, securing mobile applications, wireless intrusion detection and prevention, challenges in securing next-generation wireless networks, and privacy issues in wireless networks.

Prerequisites

Students must already have completed a bachelor's degree in a related discipline to enroll in this course and in a graduate career.