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Guide to Securing WiMAX Wireless Communications

Published

Author(s)

Karen A. Scarfone, Cyrus Tibbs, Matt Sexton

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
Report Number
800-127

Keywords

WiMAX, wireless metropolitan area network, wireless network security

Citation

Scarfone, K. , Tibbs, C. and Sexton, M. (2010), Guide to Securing WiMAX Wireless Communications, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-127 (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created September 30, 2010, Updated May 4, 2021