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Protection of mobile and wireless networks against service availability attacks

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posted on 2018-05-08, 15:34 authored by Gines Escudero-Andreu
Cellular and wireless communications are widely used as preferred technology for accessing network services due to their flexibility and cost-effective deployment. 4G (4th Generation) networks have been gradually substituting legacy systems, relying on the existing commercial and private Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) infrastructures, mainly based on the IEEE 802.11 standard, to provide mobile data offloading and reduce congestion on the valuable limited spectrum. Such predominant position on the market makes cellular and wireless communications a profitable target for malicious users and hackers, justifying the constant effort on protecting them from existing and future security threats. [Continues.]


Loughborough University, Graduate School.



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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.


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