Publication Type: Journal Article
Source: Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 28, Issue 1, Number 12, p.146-153 (2012)
Keywords: alarm receiving system.
, early warning system
, Mobile phone
This paper presents an analysis of the possibilities of using the mobile devices (especially smartphones) with specialized software as parts of distributed systems that perform security and/or safety functions. It provides an overview of mobile-based security and safety applications. Finally, it outlines a generalized model of security and safety systems based on Web-services or systems of mobile phone network operators.