252-1411-00L  Security of Wireless Networks

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersS. Capkun, K. Kostiainen
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


252-1411-00 VSecurity of Wireless Networks
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2 hrs
Tue14-16ON LI NE »
S. Capkun, K. Kostiainen
252-1411-00 USecurity of Wireless Networks1 hrs
Fri/2w14-16CAB E 87.2 »
S. Capkun, K. Kostiainen
252-1411-00 ASecurity of Wireless Networks
includes a semester long project
2 hrsS. Capkun, K. Kostiainen

Catalogue data

AbstractCore Elements: Wireless communication channel, Wireless network architectures and protocols, Attacks on wireless networks, Protection techniques.
ObjectiveAfter this course, the students should be able to: describe and classify security goals and attacks in wireless networks; describe security architectures of the following wireless systems and networks: 802.11, GSM/UMTS, RFID, ad hoc/sensor networks; reason about security protocols for wireless network; implement mechanisms to secure
802.11 networks.
ContentWireless channel basics. Wireless electronic warfare: jamming and target tracking. Basic security protocols in cellular, WLAN and
multi-hop networks. Recent advances in security of multi-hop networks; RFID privacy challenges and solutions.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersS. Capkun, K. Kostiainen
Typeend-of-semester examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered at the end after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Additional information on mode of examination20% exercises and related reports (compulsory continuous performance assessments), 80% final written exam

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