Overcoming Security Challenges in WAP Protocol
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is an application Environment and set of communication protocols for wireless devices. WAP enables any data transport: TCP/IP, UDP/IP, SMS, or USSD. WAP utilizes plain Web HTTP 1.1 servers: CGI, ASP, NSAPI, JAVA, servlets, etc. WAP specifies a warless application Environment and Wireless Protocols and bridges the gap between the mobile world and the Internet. In a real WAP solution, the main components include WAP device, bearer, WAP gateway, content and content server. Communication of mobile client and Web server happens through WAP gateway.