SECURITY FOR SMART MOBILE NETWORKS: THE NEMESYS APPROACH

Author(s) : Deepthy J, Arun Thomas, Georgy Chacko, Linu Jose, Nikhila Gopi, Anu Varghese

Volume & Issue : VOLUME 2 / 2017 , ISSUE 1

Page(s) : 1-6


Abstract

The popularity of smart mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets is gro-wing rapidly. This has made them an attractive target for cyber-criminals which resulted in a rapidly growing and evolving mobile threat as attackers experiment with new business models by targeting mobile users. The core network has also become vulnerable to distributed denial-of-service attacks such as the signaling attack with the emergence of the first large-scale mobile botnets. Moreover, complementary access meth-ods such as Wi-Fi and femto cells introduce additional vulnerabilities for the mobile users as well as the core network. In this paper, we pre-sent the NEMESYS approach to smart mobile network security, in order to develop novel secu-rity technologies for endless service, and to im-prove mobile network security through a better understanding of the various threats.



Keywords

Mobile network security, femto cell security, anomaly detection, visual analy-tics, virtual mobile client honey pot.

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