WIRELESS SECURITY

CSE5WIS

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

As mobile and wireless technology is rapidly integrated into the daily business of human beings, security becomes a top priority. Thus, this subject will explore the security vulnerabilities in wireless networks and cover the fundamental concepts of confidentiality, integrity and availability. The following key concepts will be covered: Wireless LAN Security - Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), Authentication Servers (RADIUS), 802.11i security standard; Securing Ad-Hoc Networks - MAC layer misbehavior, secure routing protocols, types of attacks and solutions, key management, broadcast authentication, secure location discovery. This subject includes a hands-on laboratory component and a design project.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAbdun Mahmood

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites CSE5NEF

Co-requisites CSE5DNS

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse security vulnerabilities and legacy security protocols in wireless networks

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02. Describe concepts of confidentiality, integrity and availability in wireless security

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03. Articulate wireless security protocols such as WPA, RADIUS, 802.11i security standards in the context of wireless security

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04. Describe secure routing protocols, broadcast authentication and key management in wireless networks

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