Security for Smart Mobile Networks: The NEMESYS Approach

The growing popularity of smart mobile devices such as Smartphone's and tablets has made them an attractive target for cyber-criminals, resulting in a rapidly growing and evolving mobile threat as attackers experiment with new business models by targeting mobile users. With the emergence of the first large-scale mobile botnets, the core network has also become vulnerable to distributed denial-of-service attacks such as the signaling attack. Furthermore, complementary access methods such as Wi-Fi and femtocells introduce additional vulnerabilities for the mobile users as well as the core network. In this paper, the authors present the NEMESYS approach to smart mobile network security.

Provided by: Information Technologies Institute Topic: Security Date Added: Jul 2013 Format: PDF

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