- Computing & Information Technology
- Telecommunications and remote sensing
- Telecommunications network security
Telecommunications network security
Research Review By:
Wheeler, David M. Group Architecture, Wireless Communications, and Computing Group, Intel Corporation, Chandler, Arizona.
- Conflicting objectives
- General security concerns
- Classification of attacks and threats
- General network vulnerabilities
- Motivations for an attack
- Internet mitigation techniques
- Additional Readings
A telecommunications network is a collection of communication devices interconnected in some fashion. In general, a network includes the terminal equipment (such as telephone handsets, Ethernet access devices, and 802.11 Wi-Fi cards) and the network routing equipment and control infrastructure (such as switches, routers, and billing servers). The logical structure and the physical equipment of a network have a profound effect on security, either lending to greater security or creating specific vulnerabilities. See also: Wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi)
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