Use of Mobile Applications in Security and Safety Systems

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 28, Issue 1, Number 12, p.146-153 (2012)


alarm receiving system., early warning system, GPS, Mobile phone, RSS, smartphone, Web-service, XML


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.