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Title: Denial of service attacks and challenges in broadband wireless networks
Authors: Khan, S
Loo, KK
Naeem, T
Khan, MA
Keywords: Broadband networks
Wireless mesh networks
IEEE 802.11 WLAN
IEEE 802.16
Denial of service
Publication Date: 2008
Publisher: International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security
Citation: International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security. 8(7): 1-6 ,Jul 2008
Abstract: Broadband wireless networks are providing internet and related services to end users. The three most important broadband wireless technologies are IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.16, and Wireless Mesh Network (WMN). Security attacks and vulnerabilities vary amongst these broadband wireless networks because of differences in topologies, network operations and physical setups. Amongst the various security risks, Denial of Service (DoS) attack is the most severe security threat, as DoS can compromise the availability and integrity of broadband wireless network. In this paper, we present DoS attack issues in broadband wireless networks, along with possible defenses and future directions.
ISSN: 1738-7906
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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