Chapter 8. Mobile Security and Privacy

The phenomenal growth of the Internet has given rise to a variety of network applications and services that are pervading our daily life at a staggering pace. This trend is being boosted by myriad mobile devices that essentially make it possible to access network resources anywhere, anytime. In parallel, security and privacy issues have surfaced in almost every aspect of the mobile computing paradigm, from wireless communication security to network denial of service (DoS) attacks, to secure network protocols, and to mobile privacy. Furthermore, the inherent characteristics of mobile computing have imposed greater challenges on mobile security and privacy solutions than on general wired network security approaches. ...

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