Title

An assessment of threats of the Physical and MAC Address Layers in WiMAX/802.16

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Edith Cowan University

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

School of Computer and Security Science, Centre for Security Research

RAS ID

8644

Comments

Originally published as: Sansurooah, K. (2006, December). An assessment of threats of the Physical and MAC Address Layers in WiMAX/802.16. In Australian Information Security Management Conference (p. 79). Original article available here

Abstract

This paper investigates the risks and vulnerabilities associated to the security of the WiMAX/802.16 broadband wireless technology. One of the other aspects of this document will be to review all the associated weaknesses to the Medium Access Control (MAC) layer and at the physical (PHY) layer. The risks and impacts are assessed according to a systematic approach. The approach or methodology is used is according to the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI). These threats are enumerated and classified accordingly to their risk levels.

DOI

10.4225/75/57b6601234773

 
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Link to publisher version (DOI)

10.4225/75/57b6601234773