Wireless Device Security

Course #EC4795

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This advanced course extends earlier study in communications devices and software defined radio to include security vulnerabilities and countermeasures from the perspective of the radio signal and the wireless device. Mobile device architectures to include mobile operating systems (OS), dynamic resources and service components. Mobile OS security models and application implementations. Radio signal vulnerabilities include signal interception, rouge access points, wireless intrusion, client misassociation, unauthorized association, emitter geographical location, direction finding, and device fingerprinting. Wireless device vulnerabilities include malware, resource attacks, backdoor access, reverse engineering, side channel attacks, covert channels, and aspects of software defined and cognitive radios.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 297


  • EC3500
  • EC4530
  • EC4765
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Academic Calendar

  •  06 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony

  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes

  •  13 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations begin