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Investigation and Analysis of Location based Authentication and Security Services of Wireless LAN’s and Mobile Devices

by P. Sanyasi Naidu, Jagadish Gurrala
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 146 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: P. Sanyasi Naidu, Jagadish Gurrala

P. Sanyasi Naidu, Jagadish Gurrala . Investigation and Analysis of Location based Authentication and Security Services of Wireless LAN’s and Mobile Devices. International Journal of Computer Applications. 146, 8 ( Jul 2016), 12-17. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016910829

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2016910829,
author = { P. Sanyasi Naidu, Jagadish Gurrala },
title = { Investigation and Analysis of Location based Authentication and Security Services of Wireless LAN’s and Mobile Devices },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Jul 2016 },
volume = { 146 },
number = { 8 },
month = { Jul },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 12-17 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/ijca2016910829 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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In the last two decades lot of research and development occurs on Location-Based Authentication and Security Services (LBASSs) which allow users to see where their friends are, to search location-tagged content within their local area networks, and to meet others nearby. Previously the data can be accessed from anywhere and any time. Hence lot of unexpected misjudgment were happened due to location independent authentication protocols. The recent availability of open mobile platforms, such as Apple iPhones and any Android phones, makes LBASSs much more accessible to mobile users. After rigorous research funding into this area leads to regulate the access that resources preserved in particular locations. Therefore we improve the development of security from location. We have been study how users share their location in real world, we collected traces from a commercial LBS services operated by a startup company. In this paper, surveyed all algorithm schemes since two decades and bring out detailed analysis over geo encryption, location authentication, location privacy, enhanced location security, User authentication mobility parameters, tolerant distances under smart living applications. To the best of our knowledge, this study fills the gap between old technologies and new technologies and presents fine tuning quantitative analysis of a real-world LBS services. In this paper authors investigate the various key issues and their methodologies for location authentication in WLAN and mobile devices. This paper leaves several ideas for researchers to mitigate issues in location privacy and authentication areas for better future.

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Computer Science
Information Sciences


Data encryption GPS location-based Security Authentication.