I-mode - The Wireless Revolution

The perceived lack of security in the wireless environment has delayed manyinitiatives in providing access to ecommerce applications from wireless devices.Many organizations are skeptical that the same kind of security protections thatthey are used to in the current Internet (wired) e-commerce environment are alsoavailable for wireless transactions. We describe the security properties andmechanisms available for Internet (wired), WAP based and I-Mode e-commerce.We find that both WAP and I-Mode provide excellent security features and aregeared to provide other security provisions over and above those commonlyavailable in a wired environment.

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