Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation, PG Course, Dubai KL London Abuja Accra Algiers Colombo Karachi, Online

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, Providing Postgraduate Diploma; PG Certificate; & PG Short Courses, in Dubai, London, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, New Delhi, Islamabad, Abuja, Accra, Lagos, Lusaka, Paris, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Banjul, Amman, Doha, Kuwait, Cairo, Manama, Nairobi, Jeddah, etc. & Online.

Seminar or Course Number 260 - Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate - in Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation, Double-Credit, 60 Credit-Hours, accumulating to a Postgraduate Certificate, with 120 additional Credit-Hours, and a Postgraduate Diploma, with 300 additional Credit-Hours.  Contents include: The First Mobile Generations (1G to 2.5G); The First Operational Cellular Communication; The Second (2G) Generation of the Wireless Mobile Network: Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM); Specification of Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM); Architecture of GSM – Mobile Station (MS), Base Station Subsystem (BSS); Network and Switching Subsystem (NSB), Operating Subsystem (OSS); Functionality of Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM); Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM) Services; Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA);

 

Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Scheme; Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Technology; Dynamic Frequency and Channel Allocation (DFCA); Wireless Second and Half Generation (2.5G); General Packet Radio Service (GPRS); European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI); General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Architecture; The General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Network Infrastructure; General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)/GSM Network Interfaces; General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Services; General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Applications; Wireless Application Protocol (WAP); Third Mobile Generations (3G) Networks; Third Generation Partnership Program (3GPP); 3G Specifications;

 

3G Wireless; 3G Systems; Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 (IMT-2000); Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA); Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 99; Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 2000; High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA); Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Architecture; The Mobile Station (MS);The access network (UTRAN); The core network (CN). Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Services; Enhanced Data GSM Environment (EDGE); WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) and Short Range Wireless Network; Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA); Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) Architecture; Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN); Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN).

 

Seminar or Course Number 260 - Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate in Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation (Double-Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Course.

 

Course Co-ordinator:        

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford is Course Coordinator. He is the Director of HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, A Postgraduate-Only Institution. He has the following Qualifications and Affiliations:

Doctor of Philosophy {(PhD) {University College London (UCL) - University of London)};

MEd Management (University of Bath);

Postgraduate (Advanced) Diploma Science Teacher Ed. (University of Bristol);

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems (University of West London, formerly Thames Valley University);

Diploma in Doctoral Research Supervision, (University of Wolverhampton);

Teaching Certificate;

Fellow of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Human Resources Specialist, of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM);

Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS);

Member of the Standing Council for Organisational Symbolism (MSCOS);

Member of ResearchGate;

Executive Member of Academy of Management (AOM). There, his contribution incorporates the judging of competitions, review of journal articles, and guiding the development of conference papers. He also contributes to the Disciplines of:

Human Resources;

Organization and Management Theory;

Organization Development and Change;

Research Methods;

Conflict Management;

Organizational Behavior;

Management Consulting;

Gender & Diversity in Organizations; and

Critical Management Studies.

Professor Dr. Crawford has been an Academic in the following UK Universities:

University of London (Royal Holloway), as Research Tutor;

University of Greenwich (Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

University of Wolverhampton, (Wolverhampton Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

London Southbank University (Business School), as Lecturer and Unit Leader.

His responsibilities in these roles included:

Doctoral Research Supervisor;

Admissions Tutor;

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor;

Programme Leader;

Personal Tutor.

 

For Whom This Course is Designed

This Course is Designed For:

  •  Communications Advisor;

  • Communications Analyst;

  • Communications Associate;

  • Communications Consultant;

  • Communications Coordinator;

  • Communications Dispatcher;

  • Communications Electronics Technician;

  • Communications Engineer;

  • Communications Instructor;

  • Communications Officer;

  • Local Area Network (LAN) Service Engineers;

  • Local Area Network (LAN) Service Providers;

  • Local Area Network (LAN) Subscribers;

  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) Engineers;

  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) Maintenance Engineers;

  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) Service Providers;

  • Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) Subscribers;

  • Mobile Application Developer;

  • Mobile Application Tester;

  • Mobile Network Architect;

  • Mobile Telecommunications Service Operator;

  • Mobile Telephone Handset Manufacturers;

  • Mobile Telephone Handset Retailers;

  • Mobile Telephone Service Providers;

  • Mobile Telephone Service Regulators;

  • Network Administrator Desktop Support;

  • Network Administrator Technician;

  • Network Administrator;

  • Network Analyst;

  • Network Architect;

  • Network Assistant;

  • Network Associate;

  • Network Computer Systems Administrator;

  • Network Consultant;

  • Network Consulting Engineer;

  • Technical Specialist;

  • Technical Support Engineer;

  • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Maintenance Engineers;

  • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Service Provide;

  • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Subscribers.

  • All others concerned with the usage, engineering, design, construction, installation, inspection, operation and, or, maintenance of electrical grounding systems in telecommunications facilities.

 

Duration: 10 Days

 

Cost: £10,000.00 Per Delegate                       

 

The course cost does not include living accommodation. However, delegates are treated with the following:

  •  Free Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days;  

  •  Free Hot Lunch on Event Days;                           

  •  Free City Tour;             

  •  Free Stationery;                               

  •  Free On-site Internet Access;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s   Diploma – Postgraduate; or

  • Certificate of Attendance and Participation – if unsuccessful on resit.

 

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Complimentary Products include:

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Folder;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Ring Binder/ Writing Pad;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Key Ring/ Chain;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference (Computer – Phone) Bag – Black or Brown;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s 8GB USB Flash Memory Drive, with Course/ Programme Material;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Metal Pen;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Polo Shirt.

 

Location:  Central London and International Locations

 

Daily Schedule: 9:30 to 4:30 pm.

 

 

Seminar or Course Number 260 - Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate in Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation (Double-Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Course.

 

 

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

 

Evolution and Components of Mobile Communications

 

Part 1 - The First Mobile Generations (1G to 2.5G)

 

  • The First Operational Cellular Communication;

  • The Second (2G) Generation of the Wireless Mobile Network:

  • Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM).

  • Specification of Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM);

  • Architecture of GSM – Mobile Station (MS), Base Station Subsystem (BSS), Network and Switching Subsystem (NSB), Operating Subsystem (OSS);

  • Functionality of Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM);

  • Global Systems for Mobile Communication (GSM) Services.

  • Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA);

  • Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Scheme;

  • Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Technology;

  • Dynamic Frequency and Channel Allocation (DFCA).

 

Part 2 - Wireless Second and Half Generation (2.5G)

 

  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS); and

  • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI);

  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Architecture;

  • The General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Network Infrastructure

  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)/GSM Network Interfaces

  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Services;

  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Applications

  • Wireless Application Protocol (WAP).

 

Part 3 - Third Mobile Generations (3G) Networks

 

  • Third Generation Partnership Program (3GPP);

  • 3G Specifications;

  • 3G Wireless;

  • 3G Systems;

  • Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS);

  • International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 (IMT-2000);

  • Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA);

  • Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 99;

  • Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 2000;

  • High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA);

  • Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Architecture;

  • The Mobile Station (MS);

  • The access network (UTRAN);

  • The core network (CN).

  • Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) Services;

  • Enhanced Data GSM Environment (EDGE).

 

Part 4 - WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) and Short Range Wireless Network

 

  • Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA);

  • Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) Architecture;

  • Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN);

  • Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN).

 

Part 5 - 4G Wireless Network

 

  • 3GPP-WLAN (Wireless Local Area Networks);

  • Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWANs);

  • Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMANs);

  • Non-roaming Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) interworking Reference Mode;

  • A cooperative 4G Wireless Architecture;

  • 4G Framework and Integration of all Mobile Technologies:

  • Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM);

  • General Packet Radio Service (GPRS);

  • International Mobile Communications (IMT-2000);

  • Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi);

  • Bluetooth.

 

Part 6 - 3GPP Mobile Communications: Long Term Evolution (LTE) or System Architecture Evolution (SAE)

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) or System Architecture Evolution (SAE) Architecture;

  • Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network (E-UTRAN);

  • Protocol Stacks;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Radio Network;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Spectrum;

  • Single Carrier – Frequency Division Multiplexing (SC-FDM) and Single Carrier – Frequency Division Multiple Access (SC-FDMA);

  • Frame Structure and Physical Channels;

  • Physical Layer Procedures;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Radio Resource Management;

  • Uplink RRM;

  • Downlink RRM;

  • Intra-LTE Handover;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Release 8/9 Features;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Advanced Features;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Transport and Core Network;

  • Transport Network;

  • Core Network.

 

 

Security and Protection of Mobile Communications

Part 7 - Security from GPRS Towards 3G Mobile Telephone Network Data Services (1)

 

  • General Packet Radio System – GPRS Overview;

  • Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) and General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Security;

  • Protected Information on a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)/ General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Network:

  • User Data;

  • Charging Information;

  • Subscriber Information;

  • Technical Information of the GSM/GPRS/Network.

  • Standard Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) and General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) Security Services:

  • Anonymity;

  • Authentication;

  • Signaling Protection/User Data Protection.

 

Part 8 - Security from GPRS Towards 3G Mobile Telephone Network Data Services (2)

 

  • Network Interface Security:

  • User Interface;

  • Airlink Interface;

  • Internal Interfaces (BTS and SGSN; SGSN and HLR; SGSN and GGSN);

  • Intercarrier Interface;

  • External Interfaces.

  • External GPRS Network:

  • Managed Internet Connection;

  • Standard Internet Connection;

  • Frame Relay Connection.

  • Security Threats:

  • Attacks on the Mobile Device;

  • Attacks on the Radio Path;

  • Attacks on the Cellular Network;

  • Attacks on the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Public and Corporate Network.

 

Part 9 - Security and Service Provision Models for 4G Wireless Networks

 

  • Typical cooperative 4G applications:

  • Mobile payment;

  • Mobile target tracking;

  • Vehicular networks.

  • Attacks against wireless networks:

  • Security requirements and challenges;

  • Security requirements;

  • Security challenges.

  • Service Provision in 4G wireless networks:

  • 4G service architectures;

  • Peer-to-Peer computing;

  • Grid computing;

  • Cloud computing.

  • Mobile Grid: concept, challenges, and ongoing research:

  • Mobile Grid concept;

  • Mobile Grid challenges;

  • Ongoing research of mobile Grid.

 

Part 10 - Advanced Authentication Model for 4G wireless networks

 

  • Security management in 4G wireless networks;

  • Requirements for e-government Public Key Infrastructure (PKI);

  • Management of multi-trust in e-government:

  • Multi-trust certicate structure;

  • Hierarchical Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP);

  • Trust Level Verification.

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Organization:

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Registration;

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Generation;

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Revocation;

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Verification;

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Publication.

  • Strategy of analysis:

  • Multi-level Trust based Authentication Model;

  • Multi-level Trust Establishment;

  • Extended Trust-based Authentication Model;

  • Advanced Identity Management Model;

  • Securing 4G subscribers identities;

  • 4G Identity management model;

  • Inter-system Authentication Model;

  • Model Validation.

 

Part 11 - Long Term Evolution (LTE) Security Architecture

 

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Network;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Communications Planes;

  • Long Term Evolution (LTE) Protocols:

  • Radio Resource Control (RRC);

  • Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP);

  • Radio Link Control (RLC);

  • Medium Access Control (MAC).

  • Subscriber Identity (IMSI);

  • Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) Token;

  • Device & Network Authentication;

  • AKA Packet Capture:

  • Sending Temporary Identity;

  • Authentication Vectors;

  • Authentication Response.

  • Cryptographic Key Usage;

  • Air Interface Protection;

  • Backhaul Protection.

 

Part 12 - Threats to Long Term Evolution (LTE) Networks

 

  • General Computer Security Threats;

  • Renegotiation Attacks Threat and Mitigation;

  • Device & Identity Tracking Threat and Mitigation;

  • Call Interception Threat and Mitigation;

  • Jamming UE Radio Interface Threat and Mitigation;

  • Attacks Against the Secret Key (K) Threat and Mitigation;

  • Physical Base Station Attacks Threat and Mitigation;

  • Availability Attacks on eNodeB & Core Threat and Mitigation.

Seminar or Course Number 260 - Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate in Mobile Communications Networks Infrastructure Security Operation (Double-Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Course.