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Publication Citation: Guide to Securing WiMAX Wireless Communications

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Author(s): Karen A. Scarfone; Cyrus Tibbs; Matt Sexton;
Title: Guide to Securing WiMAX Wireless Communications
Published: September 30, 2010
Abstract: The purpose of this document is to provide information to organizations regarding the security capabilities of wireless communications using WiMAX networks and to provide recommendations on using these capabilities. WiMAX technology is a wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN) technology based upon the IEEE 802.16 standard. It is used for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to, fixed last-mile broadband access, long-range wireless backhaul, and access layer technology for mobile wireless subscribers operating on telecommunications networks.
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-127
Pages: 44 pp.
Keywords: WiMAX, wireless metropolitan area network, wireless network security
Research Areas: Computer Security, Cybersecurity, Threats & Vulnerabilities, Networking, Computer Forensics
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-127