CS4538 Mobile Device and Wireless Security

The application of Mobile and Wireless devices has grown rapidly in military and commercial environments. The functionality and reliability of these devices has grown tremendously. The mobile and wireless nature of these devices raise new and important security challenges not usually present in static environments. This course will address these questions including the security functionality, protocol and assurance issues associated with this emerging technology.


CS3600, CS3690, CS4537

Lecture Hours


Lab Hours


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • Explain the issues of security in wireless networks.
  • Explain existing security standards and protocols used in wireless networks
  • Examine the security vulnerabilities of wireless communications
  • Use tools to evaluate the security posture of wireless networks.
  • Develop tools for analysis of wireless network traffic.
  • Engage in research and publish new techniques in wireless security