Exploiting Channel Fragmentation and Aggregation/Bonding to Create Security Vulnerabilities

We address a unique security vulnerability due to spectrum fragmentation, aggregation, and bonding in IEEE 802.22-based dynamic spectrum access (DSA) networks and in Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and Evolved High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA+) networks. Typically, channel fragmentation, aggregation, and bonding have been perceived as a means of enhancing the… CONTINUE READING