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Wireless Networks and Security

Issues, Challenges and Research Trends

  • Shafiullah Khan
  • Al-Sakib Khan Pathan


  • Recent research in wireless networks and security

  • Provides a broad coverage of wireless security issues including cryptographic coprocessors, encryption, authentication, key management and others

  • Demonstrates vulnerabilities and ways for strengthening security mechanisms and services throughout the layers


Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-7
  2. Miroslav Škorić
    Pages 1-47
  3. Noman Islam, Zubair Ahmed Shaikh
    Pages 49-80
  4. Harris Simaremare, Abdelhafid Abouaissa, Riri Fitri Sari, Pascal Lorenz
    Pages 81-105
  5. M. A. Razzaque, Ahmad Salehi S., Seyed M. Cheraghi
    Pages 107-132
  6. Jorge Granjal, Edmundo Monteiro, Jorge Sá Silva
    Pages 133-164
  7. Jyoti Grover, Manoj Singh Gaur, Vijay Laxmi
    Pages 273-301
  8. Rafaela Villalpando-Hernández, Cesar Vargas-Rosales, David Muñoz-Rodríguez, Fernando Ruiz-Trejo
    Pages 369-402
  9. Maria Teresa Delgado Alizo, Inam Bari, Fred Daneshgaran, Fabio Mesiti, Marina Mondin, Francesca Vatta
    Pages 423-456
  10. Siwar Ben Hadj Said, Karine Guillouard, Jean-Marie Bonnin
    Pages 457-489
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 491-510

About this book


 “Wireless Networks and Security” provides a broad coverage of wireless security issues including cryptographic coprocessors, encryption, authentication, key management, attacks and countermeasures, secure routing, secure medium access control, intrusion detection, epidemics, security performance analysis, security issues in applications. The contributions identify various vulnerabilities in the physical layer, MAC layer, network layer, transport layer, and application layer, and focus on ways of strengthening security mechanisms and services throughout the layers. This carefully edited monograph is targeting  for researchers, post-graduate students in universities, academics, and industry practitioners or professionals.



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Editors and affiliations

  • Shafiullah Khan
    • 1
  • Al-Sakib Khan Pathan
    • 2
  1. 1.Technology (KUST), Institute of Information TechnologyKohat University of Science andKohatPakistan
  2. 2., Department of Computer ScienceInternational Islamic University MalaysiKuala LumpurMalaysia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Wireless Networks and Security
  • Book Subtitle Issues, Challenges and Research Trends
  • Editors Shafiullah Khan
    Al-Sakib Khan Pathan
  • Series Title Signals and Communication Technology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Signals, Communication Technology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-36168-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-43844-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-36169-2
  • Series ISSN 1860-4862
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 512
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Communications Engineering, Networks
    Systems and Data Security
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From the reviews:

“This edited collection provides a timely summary of recent research efforts in the wireless networks area, including a broad understanding of the issues and challenges and a discussion of security. … this is a useful work for students and practitioners … .” (Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, Computing Reviews, September, 2013)