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SIM-based WLAN authentication for open platforms

Jul 29, 2003 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive
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Using SIM for WLAN authentication may have many advantages, but security threats must also be carefully considered. This article by four members of Intel's “Emerging Platforms Lab” provides a brief overview of the authentication process in a GSM network, and then describes a possible method of WLAN authentication using SIM cards. It also goes through various SIM security issues, and describes an assortment of reader attachments and their advantages and disadvantages.

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