Security Issues of PHY & MAC Layers in IEEE 802.16
Islam, Chowdhury Sajadul
Sobhan, M Abdus
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Different types of threats and vulnerabilities associated with the security of the WiMax/802.16 Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) technology are discussed in this paper. The complementary phases of all the related liabilities to the Medium Access Control (MAC) and the Physical (PHY) layers are reviewed also. The concerned threats and impacts are evaluated using appropriate logical analysis and arguments. At the end, the vulnerabilities and attack levels and threats of WiMax/802.16-BWA are indicated and categorized.
- November 2007