Wimax security for real-world network service provider deployments

Wimax could well represent the future of service provider infrastructure, but how secure is it?

 

Wimax security guidelines from IEEE specify some powerful standards-based security controls, including AES encryption and EAP-TLS authentication. But there is a substantial gap between the standards and a fully secure, real-world Wimax infrastructure. This paper examines the challenging differences in security design and integration requirements that security standards don’t address.

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