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Security in Pervasive Computing: Current Status and Open Issues

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Security in Pervasive Computing: Current Status and Open Issues
Million of wireless device users are ever on the move, becoming more dependent on their PDAs, smart phones, and other handheld devices. With the advancement of pervasive computing, new and unique capabilities are available to aid mobile societies. The wireless nature of these devices has fostered a new era of mobility. Thousands of pervasive devices are able to arbitrarily join and leave a network, creating a nomadic environment known as a pervasive ad hoc network. However, mobile devices have vulnerabilities, and some are proving to be challenging. Security in pervasive computing is the most critical challenge. Security is needed to ensure exact and accurate confidentiality, integrity, authentication, and access control, to name a few. Security for mobile devices, though still in its infancy, has drawn the attention of various researchers. As pervasive devices become incorporated in our day-to-day lives, security will increasingly becoming a common concern for all users - - though fo...
Munirul M. Haque, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed
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Updated 12 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2006
Where IJNSEC
Authors Munirul M. Haque, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed
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