Security in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

The course covers security measures for different types of wireless networks, the challenges associated with securing ad hoc networks, the different attacks on Ad hoc networks, the different types of intrusion detection systems used for ad hoc networks, the reputation systems as an approach to securing ad hoc networks. Upon completing the course the students will be able to describe the different types of security measures used for wireless networks, describe ad hoc networks characteristics, applications, challenges, and security requirements, to know the types of routing protocols associated with these networks and their design principles, to know the attacks that could be launched on different layers of ad hoc networks, to decide the types of intrusion detection systems that could be used for ad hoc networks according to several factors. This is in addition to being able to criticize different types of reputation systems.

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