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Volume 3, 2016
Issue 2 (March)
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Ahamed Dubian Aljuhani, Department of Computing & Information Systems, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.
Wireless technologies are widely used around the world; organizations and many more institutions are shifting to wireless technologies. Due to flexibility and portability, wireless technologies spread very quickly. It disseminates also in various electronic devices such as: smart phones and tablets. Wireless communications are available in common places like schools, airports, libraries and more other places, which enables users to connect to the Internet. While wireless technologies are widely used, their security becomes a major concern. In order to make communications secured against attackers, we need to define the security issues in wireless technologies and working to solve them. In this paper we will elaborate various security issues in wireless networking. Also, we will show different techniques of attacks and how to face them. Furthermore, this paper shows diverse threats and techniques at OSI model.
Wireless Security, Wireless Issues, Wireless Vulnerabilities, Wi-Fi, Public Wi-Fi Access, OSI Layer attacks, Wi-Fi Threats
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