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 Toward dependable networking: secure location and privacy at the link layer
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title: Toward dependable networking: secure location and privacy at the link layer
authors: Matos, Alfredo
Aguiar, Rui L
Girao, João
Armnecht, Frederick
keywords: Protocols
Telecommunication security
Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11 protocol
WLAN
Link layer
Secure location privacy
issue date: Oct-2008
publisher: IEEE
abstract: WLAN and other radio broadcast technologies are now commonplace. However, the widespread usage of these technologies comes at the price of loss of location privacy. Although a number of network-level solutions exist to lessen the problem, we describe an improved approach to location privacy at the link layer. We present a generic mechanism and then map it to the common IEEE 802.11 protocol set. The article finally provides an analysis of our mechanism in terms of privacy and performance.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/8024
ISSN: 1536-1284
publisher version/DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MWC.2008.4653129
source: IEEE Wireless Communications
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