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The InfoSec Handbook by Umesha Nayak, Umesh Hodeghatta Rao

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CHAPTER 16

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Current Trends in Information Security

There are several trends in information security that are gaining in relevance. Three of these trends are:

  • Wireless Security
  • Mobile Security
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

In this chapter, we discuss Wireless Security and Mobile Security briefly.

Wireless Security

Wireless communications use radio frequency carriers which carry the information. These may be direct communications between two wireless devices or these communications may be routed through a wireless network, such as through intermediate communication devices. Personal computers, laptops, smartphones, mobile phones, and tablets communicate ...

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