Mobile devices today have outnumbered computers worldwide. Since mobile devices, such as smart phones provide convenient anytime anywhere access to the Internet and the ability to make phone calls, run apps centered around our lives, they have become enticing targets for cyber criminals. This course is designed to address this growing threat to mobile devices, networks and services delivered over the mobile infrastructure. This course provides a good conceptual overview of the security principles incorporated in the design of several generations of mobile networks, from
GSM (2G), UMTS (3G) up until LTE (4G). We also explore platform security models of the popular mobile device platforms including IOS, Android and the Windows Phone. This course also covers the security of mobile services, such as VoIP, text messaging, WAP and mobile HTML.