Chapter 9. Security in the UMTS Environment

  1. Heikki Kaaranen1,
  2. Ari Ahtiainen2,
  3. Lauri Laitinen2,
  4. Siamäk Naghian3 and
  5. Valtteri Niemi2
  1. Valtteri Niemi2 and
  2. Heikki Kaaranen1

Published Online: 29 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001105X.ch9

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

How to Cite

Niemi, V. and Kaaranen, H. (2005) Security in the UMTS Environment, in UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition (eds H. Kaaranen, A. Ahtiainen, L. Laitinen, S. Naghian and V. Niemi), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047001105X.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Oy Aqua Records Ltd, Finland

  2. 2

    Nokia Research Center, Finland

  3. 3

    Nokia Networks, Finland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oy Aqua Records Ltd, Finland

  2. 2

    Nokia Research Center, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470011034

Online ISBN: 9780470011058

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Keywords:

  • Analogue mobile networks (1G);
  • Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS) networks;
  • Radio Access Network (RAN);
  • “challenge-and-response” technique;
  • authentication vector computation;
  • Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity (TMSI);
  • security-mode command;
  • integrity protection;
  • specific ciphering indicator;
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Access Security in UMTS

  • Additional Security Features in 3GPP R99

  • Security Aspects at the System and Network Level

  • Protection of Applications and Services

  • Lawful Interception