DEFINITION

Ad Hoc Network

An ad hoc network is a decentralised type of wireless network in which devices communicate directly with each other without the need for a central access point or infrastructure. Ad hoc networks are often formed spontaneously and temporarily, allowing devices to establish direct peer-to-peer connections and share resources such as files, printers, or internet access. While ad hoc networks offer flexibility and convenience, they can also pose security challenges due to the lack of centralised control and the potential for unauthorised access or interception of communication.

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