A Formally Verified AKA Protocol for Vertical Handover in Heterogeneous Environments Using Casper/FDR

Next generation networks will comprise different wireless networks including cellular technologies, WLAN and indoor technologies. To support these heterogeneous environments, there is a need to consider a new design of the network infrastructure. Furthermore, this heterogeneous environment implies that future devices will need to roam between different networks using vertical handover techniques. When a mobile user moves into a new foreign network, data confidentiality and mutual authentication between the user and the network are vital issues in this heterogeneous environment.

Provided by: EURASIP Topic: Mobility Date Added: Feb 2012 Format: PDF

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