Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Publications Database

Identity management in mobile cellular networks and related applications

Volume: 9
Number: 1
Pages: 77 - 85
Link External Source: Online Version
Year: 2004
Keywords: Identity Management; Subscriber Identity Module SIM; Mobile applications; Global System for mobile communication GSM; profile brokerage; privacy
Abstract: While identity management systems for the Internet are debated intensively identity management in mobile application has grown silently over the last 12 years. More then 980 million GSM subscriptions and the SIM infrastructure are the basis for many application oriented initiatives to manage identities. This paper discusses the technological foundations as well as the application scenarios and the privacy challenges and opportunities.