IOSR Journal of Engineering
Wireless communication deals with data transmission over air as interfacing medium between the transmitting and receiving stations posing data security as biggest challenge. Although, technologies other than wireless introduced earlier pay significant service to users, the broadband wireless, with mobility is the first choice of people all over. In this, WiMAX 802.16e is one possibly technology supporting data security. It uses different authentication and authorization protocols between the client and agent. This paper describes strategy of WiMAX and security mechanisms used in it.