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Network and System Security by John R. Vacca

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CHAPTER 12

Cellular Network Security

Peng Liu, Thomas F. LaPorta, Kameswari KotapatiPennsylvania State University

In recent years, cellular networks have become open public networks to which end subscribers have direct access. This has greatly increased the threats to the cellular network. Though cellular networks have vastly advanced in their performance abilities, the security of these networks still remains highly outdated. As a result, they are one of the most insecure networks today—so much so that using simple off-the-shelf equipment, any adversary can cause major network outages affecting millions of subscribers.

In this chapter, we address the security of the cellular network. We educate readers on the current state of security of the ...

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