• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course is intended to demonstrate the core concepts of cellular network security. Although the course discusses GSM, UMTS, and LTE - it is heavily focused on LTE. The course first introduces important cellular concepts and then follows the evolution of GSM to LTE.

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with the GSM, UMTS, and LTE family of cellular standards.
  • Be introduced to spectrum allocation and antennas.
  • Learn the security architecture of cellular networks.
  • Be introduced to how cellular networks have been hacked in the past.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.