International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research
Wireless broadband is a fairly new technology that provides high-speed wireless internet and data network access over a wide area. The three most important broadband wireless technologies are IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.16, and Wireless Mesh Network (WMN). Security has always been a key issue with all the wireless networks since they have no physical boundaries. Many existing and evolving threats which must be considered to ensure the countermeasures are able to meet the security requirements of the environments for which it is expected to be deployed.