Secure Mobile Networks

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Course No: MSIT.5630-031; SIS Class Nbr: 14117; SIS Term: 2810
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course covers principles and practices of wireless networks, including cellular networks, wireless LANs, ad hoc mesh networks, and sensor networks. The potential attacks against these wireless networks and the security mechanisms to defend these networks will be discussed. Topics to be covered include cellular network architecture, wide-area mobile services, wireless LANs and MACs, introduction to emerging wireless networks, survey of malicious behaviors in wireless networks, securing wireless WANs and LANs, securing wireless routing, securing mobile applications, wireless intrusion detection and prevention, challenges in securing next-generation wireless networks, and privacy issues in wireless networks.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students must already have completed a bachelor's degree in a related discipline to enroll in this course and in a graduate career.
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  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Tingjian Ge
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2018: Sep 05 to Dec 09
  • Chat Hours: Thu 9-10pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1770
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: M.S. in Information Technology, Cyber Security Certificate, M.S. in Security Studies: Cyber Security Concentration

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