Mobile and Wireless Network Security

Course Name: 

Mobile and Wireless Network Security (IS843)


M.Tech (CSE-IS)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Wired /wireless networks; Effect of mobility on networks, & systems; impact on IP stack from MAC layer and up; ad-hoc and sensor networks; wireless broadcast. II* broadcast. Satellite broadcast; issues of information capacity; distinction between wired and wireless networks from information theory; Issues of security in wireless; issues of 802.11 protocols; routing in wireless networks, design of secure protocols: key distribution for access control, source authentication of transmissions, and non-repudiation; Power management and selfishness issues, attacks in wireless networks; DOS and DDOS attacks, reaction to attacks, information processing for sensor networks.


1. Perrig Adrian, Tygar J. D., "Secure Broadcast Communication in Wired and Wireless Networks", Allied Publishers, 2004.
2. Makki S.K., Reiher P., Makki K., Pissinou N., Makki, S. (Eds.), "Mobile and Wireless Network Security and Privacy", Springer.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Manu Basavaraju
Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
Hot line: +91-0824-2474053
Email: hodcse[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in


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