Security for Ubiquitous Computing

Security for Ubiquitous Computing

Author(s): Frank Stajano

Published Online: 24 JUN 2002

Print ISBN: 9780470844939

Online ISBN: 9780470848692

DOI: 10.1002/0470848693

Series Editor(s): David Hutchison

About this Book

* Ubiquitous computing refers to computers embedded in everyday devices communicating with each other over ad-hoc wireless networks
* Focuses on two very hot topics: ad-hoc wireless networking and security
* Covers security issues for well-established and widely used technologies such as GSM, Bluetooth, and IP
* Presents a framework to make sense of the many and varied issues at stake, a taxonomy of the major problems and in-depth discussion of some specific, cutting-edge solutions
* Includes a primer on security and the basics of cryptography
* Describes the security issues in "peer-to-peer networking," a new technology that is gaining prominence in the media with applications such as Napster and ICQ Chat

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