Mobile Computing Security

Emphasizing wireless computing security, this course addresses how to secure mobile wireless computing devices and applications, and wireless network security as it impacts those portable computing devices. Wireless network security is discussed as it pertains to decisions on which network security works best with particular applications loaded into wireless computing devices. The course covers security of CMRS and PCS (Cellular Mobile Radio Service and Personal Communications Service), CMRS and PCS second, third and fourth generations (2G, 3G and 4G), laptops equipped with Wireless Network Interface Cards (WNICs), Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), Bluetooth and Zigbe devices, and Radio Frequency Identity (RFID) devices. Retail store security and proximity payment application security are also discussed. Prerequisite: IAE-685. (3) NOTE: Students enrolled in this course incur an additional lab fee of $100.

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