Wireless communication security
2011-2012 - IMT4751 - 5sp

Forutsetter bestått

The student is required to have some knowledge of cryptography equivalent to IMT4532 (Cryptology 1)

Forventet læringsutbytte

Knowledge

The candidate possesses advanced knowledge in the field of wireless communication security, which includes the following topics: security in RFID, wireless LAN, Bluetooth, 2G and 3G mobile telephony.

The candidate possesses thorough knowledge about theory and scientific methods relevant for wireless communication security.

The candidate is capable of applying his/her knowledge in new fields of wireless communication security.

Skills

The candidate is capable of analyzing existing theories, methods and interpretations in the field of wireless communication security and working independently on solving theoretical and practical problems.

The candidate can use relevant scientific methods in independent research and development in wireless communication security.

The candidate is capable of performing critical analysis of various literature sources and applying them in structuring and formulating scientific reasoning in the field of wireless communication security.

The candidate is capable of carrying out an independent limited research or development project in wireless communication security under supervision, following the applicable ethical rules.

General competence

The candidate is capable of analyzing relevant professional and research ethical problems in the field of wireless communication security.

The candidate is capable of applying his/her knowledge and skills in new fields, in order to accomplish advanced tasks and projects.

The candidate can work independently and is familiar with terminology in the field of wireless communication security.

The candidate is capable of discussing professional problems, analyses and conclusions in the field of wireless communication security, both with specialists and with general audience.

The candidate is capable of contributing to innovation and innovation processes.

Emnets temaer

1. Basic radio-frequency communications

2. RFID, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth security

3. Security of 2G mobile telephony systems

4. Security of 3G mobile telephony systems

Pedagogiske metoder

Forelesninger
Prosjektarbeid

Pedagogiske metoder (fritekst)

Lectures

Project work

Vurderingsformer

Skriftlig eksamen, 3 timer
Vurdering av prosjekt(er)

Vurderingsformer

Written exam, 3 hours (counts 70% of the final mark)

Project evaluation (counts 30% of the final mark)

Both parts must be passed.

Karakterskala

Bokstavkarakterer, A (best) - F (ikke bestått)

Sensorordning

Evaluated by the lecturer

Gjennomføring av kontinuasjon

Ordinary re-sit examination

Tillatte hjelpemidler (gjelder kun skriftlig eksamen)

Calculator, dictionary

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav

None

Læremidler

Books:

1. Gunter Schafer, Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications, John Wiley & Son Inc. 2003

2. V. Niemi, K. Nyberg, UMTS Security, John Wiley & Sons, 2005

Erstatter

IMT5171 - Wireless communication security

Supplerende opplysninger

In case there will be less than 5 students that will apply for the course, it will be at the discretion of Studieprogramansvarlig whether the course will be offered or not and if yes, in which form.